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MCM - Master of Communications Management

Explore library resources for the Master of Communiations Management program.

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Company Reports & Financials Sources

  • Best Bet!McMaster Users OnlyMergent Online 
    • 15 years/quarters of financial data
    • active and inactive, publicly traded companies worldwide
    • find companies by name, ticker, industry code (SIC, NAICS), index, exchange, country
    • view company profile and click on Company Financials tab
    • find analyst reports on companies (& industries) by selecting the Investext tab
  • McMaster Users OnlyWRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) 
    • Compustat North America, 20 years, 48 quarters
    • Compustat Global, 12 years
      • publicly traded companies worldwide
      • both datasets contain active and inactive companies
      • find companies by name, industry codes (SIC or NAICS), and hundreds of other variables
    • Refinitiv ESG:
      • dataset includes ESG (environmental, social and governance) data and scores for 10,000 global companies since 2002.
      • current ESG company scores are also available atopen accessRefinitiv's website, along with their methodology.
  • McMaster Users OnlyFactiva 
    • approximately 5 years of financial data for active, publicly traded companies worldwide
    • select Companies/Markets link and click on Company from the menu to search by name
    • when viewing the company profile/snapshot, select Financial Results ​
  • McMaster Users OnlyHoover's Company Records 
    • public (and some private) company profiles can include recent annual & quarterly financials; international in scope, but with an emphasis on U.S. companies
  • McMaster Users OnlyNexis Uni 
    • sections within the database provide current financial data for public and private companies worldwide 
    • select Company Info from the Guided Search task pods and/or select  Company Dossier from the Menu drop-down list (top of screen) 
    • find companies by name, ticker, company type (private, public), industry code (SIC or NAICS), geography (country, city) and more

  • McMaster Users OnlyCanadian Business Database 
    • contains brief profiles of public and private businesses in Canada.
    • entries often include a sales estimate  for the current year
    • find companies by name, industry codes (SIC or NAICS), geography (city, street or postal code), employee size, sales volume, and more. 
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