Guides to Business Subjects
No. 4 Company Information
This is one of a series of research guides produced by the Thomas J. Long Business Library at the University of California, Berkeley.
The following is a guide to selected company information sources. Unless otherwise noted, items are located in the Thomas J. Long Business Library. Databases are accessible from the List of Databases A-Z.
UC Berkeley faculty, registered students, and staff who are off campus may use items marked * by using the library's proxy server.
Last updated 11/2013.
See the following related guide also: Industry Information
|Company Directories and Profiles||
* Hoover's Online
* Mergent Online
* OneSource (Haas students only)
* Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
Also in print:
* Thomson ONE
* US Company Directory/Reference USA
Print Directories in Reference
Asia's largest companies marketing and financial information on Asia's top companies
Business Directory of Singapore
D&B Principal International Businesses
D&B million dollar directory
Eastern Trade Directory
Hoovers (various) —
Japan company handbook
The Long Library maintains a collection of annual reports for U.S. public companies. The formats vary:
|Company Histories and Changes||
Capital Changes Reporter - Company Histories and Changes
A multi-volume set of 2-3 page histories for over 4,600 companies.
Forbes and Fortune magazines publish a variety of ranked lists in various categories. Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage. Industry Surveys rank companies within industries.
Book of Lists (for San Francisco, Silicon Valley, East Bay)
Business Rankings Annual. Gage
D&B Business Rankings