Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Company & Manufacturing Research

10K Wizard

Provides expanded coverage and advanced search capabilities of the SEC's EDGAR database.  Enables users to perform keyword searches on up-to-the-minute SEC filings, which include 8K, 10K, 10Q, etc. reports from companies.

Annual Report Gallery

Provides access to over 2,200 annual reports and other financial information for national and international companies.  Covers the majority of the Fortune 500 companies.

CAROL (Company Annual Reports On-Line)

Provides direct links to annual reports for companies in Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia and United States.  Reports can be accessed by company name, industry, region, or stock exchange.  Also has Investor Relations links to stock exchanges all over the world.  Registration (free) is required to gain full access to this site.

Corporate Information

Organized by company name, ticker symbol, country, industry and country, and companies within U.S. states, this site provides access to a wide range of business and financial information on publicly-traded or privately-held, foreign or domestic companies.  Includes currency exchange rates, top 100 companies in five different categories, and definitions.   Registration (free) is required in order to gain full access to this site.

Forbes Largest Private Companies

Discover basic financials about the 500 top private companies in the United States.  The site also links to home pages and provides address information as well as the name of the CEO.

Guide to Financials

A comprehensive and basic introduction to reading the financial statements or annual reports of a company.  Prepared by IBM.

Hoover's Online

Provides brief company descriptions, sales and income figures, employment size, stock charts and analyses, news articles, and links to company websites for over 14,000 public and private companies worldwide.  Also has IPO Central that gives information on the initial public offerings of companies that have gone public or filed to go public.

MacRAE'S Blue Book - Yellow Pages Industrial Directory

First published in 1893 as America's original industrial directory, it is now the Industrial Directory of and is America's fastest growing industrial directory.  Owned by BellSouth and AT&T, YELLOWPAGES.COM is the fastest growing online and search directory in the U.S., serving over 70 million searches a month across their network.

SEC Info

Provides an interface to public filings with the Securities & Exchange Commission (EDGAR) and the Canadian Securities Administrators (SEDGAR). Currently a free service, what sets this site apart from other free EDGAR databases is, for example, it includes filings from Canadian public companies. It offers several navigational features that link related filings and facilitate wading through voluminous documents.  It also provides more search options, such as name searching.

The Virtual Chase:  Company Information Guide

Offers an eight-step guide on researching a company on the web.  The Virtual Chase website is owned by the law firm Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, and offers articles, guides, teaching materials, an alert service and more on Internet research strategies and resources mainly in the legal field.

Thomas Register

Information about industrial products or services and the companies which manufacture and distribute them.  Covers more than 189,000 U.S. and Canadian companies. Registration required for access to site.

Top 500 Corporations in America - Forbes 500 and Fortune 500

Presents the top business lists from Forbes and Fortune magazines from 1997 to the present year of the largest corporations in America.  Users can get lists sorted by a number of different rankings as well as relevant information on these companies.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

The website of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provides financial and other information on public companies for individual and corporate investors.  Includes the EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system) database which has the full text of numerous corporate filings, such as 8-K's, 10-K's (annual reports), 10-Q's, and more.  Coverage is from 1994 to the present.