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Factiva: Companies/Markets

Company

Select the menu Companies/Markets > Company to get Company Snapshot - Information Channels 

Type the name of the company you are researching 

You will get 

1. "Company Snapshot" to get all the information you need to quickly understand a company's ever-changing business concerns

2. "News"  links to News Brief with news articles from Factiva.

3."Key Developments" to see the Mergers and Acquisitions/Ownership Changes, Bankruptcy, Performance, Corporate ManagementChanges, New Products/Services, Funding/Capital, Regulation/Government Policy, and  Market Changes regarding this company

4. "Peer Comparison" allows you to compare a Listed company with its competitors. You can display 10, 20, 50 or 100 companies;

5. "Financial Results" key financial reports available for Public companies: Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, Income Statement,  Geographic Segment Breakdown, Key Ratios.

6. "Reports": reports are available from FactSet and Factiva. Report templates are available from a drop-down menu for a Company Report, a Detailed Company Profile Report, Custom Report, Financial Report and and Ratio Comparison Report. Custom Report allows a user to build a customized report incorporating content from many of the channels within the Company Snapshot, including news, key developments and financial information.

You can print and save those reports. 

Industry

Industry Snapshots help you quickly understand the most relevant data about 30 industries and includes a comprehensive one-page summary. Click on the Industry name below to find targeted news, reports, charts, analysis and financial data.

Select the menu Companies/Markets > Industry

Click on the industry name to retrieve targeted information, reports, graphs, analysis and financial data.

You will see:

1. "Snapshots" gives you an overview of the industry byt companies, subjects, industries and regiona.

2. "News" Links to industry news with articles from Factiva

3. "Peer comparison"  allows you to compare a listed company with its competitors. You can display the Top 10, 20, 50 or 100 companies, or the Bottom 10, 20, 50, or 100 companies.

4. "Analysis and Profiles" is used to discover market research (not all are avaible for the academic market)

5. You can print or save your reports.

 

Quotes

Select the menu Companies/Markets > Quotes the with the Select Instrument drop down edit, you can choose one of the folllowing: Stocks, Funds, Currencies and Common Market Indexes. 

1. In the text entry box under Symbol enter the Dow Jones symbol. 

If you do not know the correct company symbol, click the Symbol Lookup link. Next, enter as much of the company name as you know and run a search, and then select the instrument you want from the results list. You may also search using a quotes list.

If you want to obtain multiple quotes and know symbols of the instruments in which you are interested, you can request up to 20 at time. Enter the symbols you want into the text-entry box, separated by spaces.

2. Select the dates and the chosen format then click on "Get Quotes". 

Market Data Charts

Select the menu Companies/Markets > Charting to compare various Quotes or funds on one chart. 

In the text entry box under Symbol enter a quote symbol . 

If you do not know the correct company symbol, click the Symbol Lookup link. Next, enter as much of the company name as you know and run a search, and then select the instrument you want from the results list. You may also search using a quotes list.

You may chart up to 10 instruments; enter the symbols in the search box, using a space to separate them. 

Select the dates and the chosen format; you can also change the chart type an volume before clicking on New Chart. 

You can change your options at any time and then select Redraw Chart. 

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