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Business: Company Research

A guide to business research and writing at LU

Company Overviews | Public Web Sites

  • Yahoo Company Index
    "Yahoo! Finance brings you company profiles from Capital IQ, who provides users with information on over 9,000 public companies, including contact information, business summaries, officer and employee information, sector and industry classifications, business and earnings announcement summaries, and financial statistics and ratios. Yahoo adds stock charts based on historical data from Commodity Systems, Inc. (CSI), and links to other resources."
  • Manta
    "Manta is the world's largest online community for promoting and connecting small business. With more than one million registered users and nearly 64 million company profiles, business owners and professionals use Manta to promote and differentiate their offerings and "be found" online by customers and prospects."

Company Research

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Overview of Company Information

Company Profile:

Concise description which, among other items of information, includes (1) firm's history, (2) number and quality of its human, financial, and physical resources (3) organizational and management structure, (4) past, current and anticipated performance, and (5) its reputation, and the standing of its goods or services.

Source: http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/company-profile.html#ixzz3MCAGBZBP