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Company and Industry Research: Company Information

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About SEC Filings

All publicly-held companies in the US must file financial information with the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission).

You can locate financial information in the following filings for public companies other than mutual funds:

  • Form 10-Q (contains unaudited quarterly financial statements)
  • Form 10-K (contains audited annual financial statements)
  • Form 8-K (current information including preliminary earnings announcements)
  • Registration statements including Form S-1 (general registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933, used for new issuers) and Form F-6 (registration statement used by foreign issuers of American Depositary Receipts).

For more information, see the SEC's Beginners' Guide to Financial Statements.

Government Sources for SEC Filings

Databases That Collect SEC Filings

All publicly-held companies in the US must file financial information with the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission). The following sources contain of corporate filings for public company research.

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