To find information on a specific company begin your search using these databases:
Are you researching a company? Do you want to know about their history, competition or fiscal year? If so, try using these resources to help you find information on your chosen company:
Sometimes you will have to try a few different searches to find what you are looking for. The better you know and understand your company or industry, the more luck you may have. If you search for TD Bank, for example, you may not find anything...but, there is a SWOT analysis for TD, it is listed under Toronto-Dominion Bank.
Our advice: have patience, keep looking, ask for help!
To find specific information on a company try searching for their annual reports. Annual reports outline a company’s financial situation and provide you with an overall understanding of the company’s year. The first place you should search for an annual report is the company's website itself. However, there are many resources you can consult to find a company's financials:
Investment reports provide equity evaluations and buy/sell recommendations as well as key company financials and financial forecasts for companies and industries.
Here is our step-by-step guide to finding Investment Reports: Find Investment Reports - How To
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Lexis-Nexis and Scott's Ontario Directories are two highly recommended databases that will help you search for company information. Try using these databases in addition to Business Source Complete in order to have a more rounded understanding of the business you are researching.
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