Tag Archives: company databases

Accessing Market Reports on Passport GMID

To find a report: From the Latest Reports section on the front page, click on more. Reports can be filtered by geography or industry sector by selecting an option from the drop-down menus. You can also search for Global Reports, Country Reports or Company Profiles by filtering by type or sub type. To see a… Read more

Finding a company’s market value on Datastream

Follow these steps to find the market value of a set of companies via the Datastream Excel Add-In. Open Excel and click on ‘Add-In’ and then on ‘Datastream AFO’. Select ‘Static Request’ from the menu that appears. Click on the Navigator button. Set ‘Data Category’ to ‘Equities’. Search for the company by name. Click on… Read more

Using the Annotated Stock Chart on Capital IQ

To build a chart: Locate the company you are interested in. From the company’s Tearsheet, click on the ‘Annotated Stock Chart’ link in the left-hand side menu. Use the ‘Advanced Search’ and ‘Chart Options’ buttons to modify your selections.  You can add another company or an index to compare with, apply a technical analysis or… Read more

Using the Screening Tool on Capital IQ

Capital IQ’s screening tool allows you to generate a list of companies by selecting a range of criteria such as a particular country and industry. Under the ‘Screening & Analytics’ tab, click on ‘Companies’. Click on ‘Geographic Locations’. Locate the country you’re interested in by clicking on the + symbols or by entering a keyword… Read more

Retrieving a company’s share price on Datastream

Datastream provides access to an extensive historical archive of international company and economic data, which can be exported to Excel. To retrieve a time series of a company’s share price: Open Excel, click on ‘Add-ins’, ‘Datastream-AFO’ and then on ‘Time Series Request’. Click on the Navigator button Click on ‘Set Criteria’ and search by company… Read more

Finding company profiles on Business Source Complete

To find a profile for a particular company: From the Advanced Search Screen, click on the Company Profiles link in the Browse column. Enter the name of the company in the Browse box.  You can enter all or part of the name. Click on the Browse button to view the list of results. Click on… Read more

Finding market sizes on Passport GMID

To find the market size for a particular sector: 1. Hover the mouse over the red ‘Search’ button in the top left-hand corner of the screen and select ‘Menu Search’. 2. Type a keyword into the ‘Find Category’ box and click on ‘Go’. 3. Any industries matching your keyword will be highlighted in red. Tick… Read more

Generating a mail list for companies on FAME

Follow these steps to generate a mail list for companies in a particular geographic region: Under the Expert Search, click on the + to the left of Geographic location and then on Region/Postcode area/Post town. Locate the region you’re interested in by clicking on the + symbols in the hierarchical table or by entering the… Read more

Economist Historical Archive

Access to a copy of every issue of the Economist published between 1843 and 2003. Includes colour images, search indexes and exportable financial tables. Access the Economist Historical Archive via the [email protected] site. N.B. Current issues of the Economist are accessible via ABI Inform Complete and Business Source Complete. Read more