How do I screen for companies with the same characteristics?
Use the Mergent Online database. Do an Advanced Search. Choose from criteria headers - e.g. Corporate Information, Executives, Financial etc.... Add details of required criteria. After each selection click SUBMIT
Use Capital IQ - available in the Business Library -- Hover over the Screening button at the top. Choose Companies or Quick Screener and run a search for companies. Be sure to click on ADD CRITERIA each time you have made a criteria selection.
Use Bloomberg in the Business Library. Enter QSRC.
For companies in emerging markets, use the EMIS Intelligence database. Click the Client Login, then click the Company Analysis tab (top of page) and then use the Quick Screener
Use Mergent Intellect to determine the number of firms in a particular geographic region with specific sales. Use the Advanced search. If you require historical data on companies, please use Mergent Archives and select the MDDI tab and select the year you are interested in.
In Nexis Uni Company Dossier. Under Menu choose Company Dossier and Create a Company List. Look for the number of firms in a particular geographic region with specific sales. Use the Advanced search.
Go to Yahoo!! Finance. Under Search on the left column, click on Screener. Follow directions on screen.
For private company information (primarily US but some Canadian) see PrivCo. You will be required to create a PrivCo account with your Western credentials.
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