Researching a Public Company? Try Mergent Online


Mergent Online, a searchable database, provides public company information for nearly 40,000 U.S. and international entities, both active and inactive.

  • Financials – up to 15 years of financial data for publicly-traded companies listed on the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ exchanges

  • Company reports – includes company histories, business descriptions, organizational hierarchies, competitors, and more

  • Key executives – check out CEO biographies, executive compensation, insider holdings; boards of directors; other key senior administrators

  • Industry reports – get a general picture of the current climate for your company's industry

  • Country Profiles - current business and economic conditions, demographics, government, infrastructure

While standardized reports are available, Mergent content can also be downloaded into customized reports. Historical financials and equity pricing can be downloaded into Excel for further analysis.

If you have questions about this or any other business resource, contact Regina Beard, business librarian (