Company Information: Financial Data

Compustat
Data on over 10,000 publicly-held U.S. and Canadian companies. Includes Executive Compensation (see below). 
Years of Coverage:  1950-     
Access Mode: WRDS = A database on Wharton Research Data Services. Use restricted to UGA faculty, PhD & Masters students with a WRDS account. Apply for an account at http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu/

Mergent Online 
"As reported" financial statements for over 30,000 U.S. and foreign publicly-held companies. 
Years of Coverage:  Rolling 15 years    Search this in GALILEO

Thomson ONE Banker
Financial statement data in company reports, downloadable to Excel.
Years of Coverage:  1988-  Search this in GALILEO

SNL 
Data on Financial Institutions (Banks & Thrifts, Insurance companies, Financial Services) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS). Quarterly and annual frequencies. 
Years of Coverage: 1990-  Access Mode: Internet

Executive Compensation
Annual executive compensation data for S&P 1500 companies. Part of Compustat. 
Years of Coverage: 1992-     
Access Mode:  WRDS = A database on Wharton Research Data Services. Use restricted to UGA faculty, PhD & Masters students with a WRDS account. Apply for an account at http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu/

Compact Disclosure SEC 
Templated data on over 12,000 publicly-held U.S. companies. Numerous searchable data fields.
Years of Coverage: June 1990 - July 2006 (ceased) 
Access Mode: A CD-ROM database on discs at the Main Library Access Services Desk. Discs can be checked out of the library for a limited time to UGA faculty and students.

Compact Disclosure Worldscope 
Templated data on over 17,000 publicly-held companies in 50 countries. Extensive comparative ratio analysis. Numerous searchable data fields.
Years of Coverage: July 1991 - June 2006 (ceased) 
Access Mode: A CD-ROM database on discs at the Main Library Access Services Desk. Discs can be checked out of the library for a limited time to UGA faculty and students.