If your company is not listed in one of these, do not forget to search local or regional
telephone books, locate the company's web site, or use a web directory such as Bigfoot
Company Profiles & Histories
|Standard & Poor's Register of Corporations, Directors and Executives
||REF HG 4057. A 4 P 62
|Utah Business Directory
||REF HF 5065. U 8 U 78
These resources are ideal starting points when you are trying to find a quick snapshot
of a company, and they provide good background information for more in depth research.
Information generally includes: contact information, annual sales, number of employees,
CEO, year founded, and type of business. Some may provide additional information such
as a brief history or key financial data.
The sources listed below will give you financial information for publicly held companies.
For private companies, finding financial information may be difficult or impossible
to find. Check the company's web site for information. Some private companies provide
an annual report, and this may be linked from their web site.
Journal ArticlesABI/INFORM Global
Use this database to search through 1,800 business and economics journals, or find
information on more than 60,000 companies.
Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier is a great place to start looking for information on business,
management, human resources, economics, marketing, and much more.
JSTOR is a journal archive and can be used to locate older articles on all topics
For a quick profile of a public company's financial position, use one of the following:
Associations and Organizations