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Hoover's Company Profiles
Profiles of more than 40,000 companies including company overview, company history, officers and board members, competitors, products and operations, auditors, rankings, related industry information, and historical financials. Type company name in search box at top or click Look up Companies/organizations next to Company/organization box under Search options.
Hoover's Handbooks of Emerging Companies, Private Companies, World Business, and American Business. Click on "Search Mergent Archives" on the right hand side of the page. Select the "Hoover's" tab at the top of the next page and then select the icon of the handbook you wish to view.
International Directory of Company Histories by
Call Number: HD 2721.I57
Publication Date: 2015-08-07
Comprehensive background and history of more than 11,000 companies. Includes acquisitions and mergers.
2017-2019 available online in Gale Virtual Reference Library. 1988-2015 print volumes are in Ekstrom Library's Robotic Retrieval System (RRS). Cumulative Index in 2019 volume can be used to find articles in the earlier volumes, which are in the RRS.
Profiles and financial information for over 23,000 U.S. and International companies, including select private companies. Includes custom report options, 30 years of historical stock prices, SEC filings, annual reports and downloadable financial tables.
The following resources provide electronic access to company filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Registration Statements (IPOs)
Only those registration forms (S-1s) filed within the last few days.
Company websites vary greatly in terms of both content and quality, but are frequently the best sources for current news and recent personnel changes. Be sure to check investor relations communications and other press releases.