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Financial Data

Sources of financial data for financial analysts.


What is CapIQ? CapIQ (short for Capital IQ) is a market intelligence platform designed by Standard & Poor’s (S&P).  The platform is widely used in many areas of corporate finance, including investment banking, equity research, asset management and more. The Capital IQ platform provides research, data, and analysis on private and public companies to help...

IBES Estimates

What are IBES estimates? IBES (also known as I/B/E/S) stands for Institutional Broker’s Estimate System, a database that was created by the Lynch, Jones and Ryan brokerage. This system basically compiles the analysis and forecasted future earnings of publicly traded companies. With the help of this database, users can see the different predictions (high, low and...

Public Company Filings

Where to find public company filings and reports Public company filings are an important source of data and information for financial analysts.  Knowing where to find this information is a critical first step in performing financial analysis and financial modeling. This guide will outline the most common sources of public company filings.     Company investor...

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