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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2013
The following books and web sites offer contact information, ticker symbols, brief executive info, product and industry classification.
- Mergent Online
--Offers 15 or more years of financial data on US public companies. Also includes recent SEC filings, annual reports, and equity pricing. The equity pricing dates back 30 years.
- Lexis Nexis Academic: Business Search
Includes public & private company information from a variety of sources:
-Dun and Bradstreet
-Standard and Poor’s
-Government sites, such as the SEC
Free web site.
— Includes over 173,000 U.S. and Canadian manufacturers and 152,000 brand names. Entries include a basic company profile as well as links to company websites and product catalogs if available.
- American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries
—This directory of American firms, all of which do a substancial portion of their business in foreign nations, can be searched by categories like country, keyword, and industry code
--provides information on over 2.3 million companies around the world. Users can search thousands of product and service keywords, as well as executive names.
- Ward's Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies
--includes over 114,500 public and private U.S. companies in alphabetic, geographic, and industry arrangements. Includes rankings of companies by sales within SIC and NAICS codes, as well as by state.
Find info on major privately-held companies. Includes private financials and revenues; private M&A deals and deal multiples, private firm valuations, VC funding, private equity deal history; and private and family ownership data.