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MET315 Engineering Economics (Neuhard): Pg. 1 Describe the Company

Prof. Scott Neuhard

Company Background

Page 1: Describe the company in a financial summary

  • What it makes/does
  • Employees
  • Plants and plant location
  • Sales volume, etc.

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Search for Company Information

  • Under the BROWSE RESEARCH tab, Enter the ticker, company, or industry name and click on the suggested name that populates
  • Click on PDF Reports and select a date to view a detailed report

Search for Company Information

  • Enter your company's name or ticker symbol and select the company from the drop down list
  • Browse the information under the Company Overview tab
  • Hover over the Company Overview tab and select
    • Company Description
    • Company History
    • Product and Operation

Search for Company Information

  • Enter your company's name (not ticker symbol) in the search box and click Search
  • If your company report is found, click on the your company's name to open the report

Note: the most useful reports will be from Hoover's Company Records

Search for International Directory of Company Histories

  • In GVRL, enter the name of your company in the search box
  • After you see your list of results, in the right-hand menu, select the heading Publication Title
  • Select International Directory of Company Histories then click Apply
  • You should now see results that are only within this publication. You can use the titles of the articles to look for an overview of your company, or you can use the heading Subjects along the right to see if your company is listed there
  • If you find an overview of your company, click on the PDF link to view the article.