MBA 231-1: Corporate Financial Management

Investment Advisory Services

  • Mergent Online
    Provides financial information on U.S.and international companies. Look up companies' performance for the past years. Use data from SEC disclosures to create custom tables.
  • Value Line Research Center
    Full access to a classic source for investment information. Incluedes several Value Line products:the Investment Survey; Mutual Fund Survey; Daily Options Survey; and more.
  • Mergent WebReports (Moody's Online Manuals)
    Online access to Moody's Manuals (old name) from 1909 including the current weekly updates to Mergent Manuals (new name).

Ratios -- Data Sources

In addition to the databases below, also find ratio data for small companies:

Financial Studies of the Small Business
Financial Research Associates. Annual (ends in 2006).
Data selected from over 30,000 financial statements of small firms, contributed by over 1,500 independent CPA firms nationwide. Covers firms with total capitalization under $1 million.
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Also note that Yahoo Finance calculates some ratios and is freely available.

  • Mergent Online
    Provides financial information on U.S.and international companies.
  • Factiva
    Ratio Comparison Reports show key financial ratios for a company compared against industry, sector and S&P 500 Index aggregate ratios. To access Ratio comparison Reports, click on the Companies/Markets tab at the top of the homepage, then click on Company at the top of the page. Search for a company, then click Reports on the left-hand side of the page. Finally, under the drop-down menu for reports, click on Ratio Comparison Report.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Find a downloadable table showing key ratios for the past few years. To access ratios, click on the Business tab at the top of the Lexis homepage. Search for a company then click Financial Information in the Reports menu on the left-hand side of the page
  • Value Line Research Center
    Use Value Line to retrieve a one-sheet company analysis that includes key ratios.

Investment Advisory Service: Books


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Last Update: June 03, 2011 15:43