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Company Information

Resources that will help you uncover how all kinds of companies function, whether they are public, private, or not-for-profit.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports are a corporation's financial statement prepared yearly for stockholders. Many annual reports are “corporate works of art” and include detailed charts, tables, graphs, and photographs. The Annual Report provides a clear view of how the company views itself.

Information typically included in an annual report includes:

  • a Chairman or President’s letter
  • description of main sales and marketing activities
  • management discussion and analysis
  • auditor’s report
  • detailed financial statements and 10-year summary of financial figures 
  • list of subsidiaries and company addresses 
  • list of directors and officers Many annual reports are “corporate works of art” and include detailed charts, tables, graphs, and photographs. The Annual Report provides a clear view of how the company views itself.

Annual Reports are a corporation's financial statement prepared yearly for stockholders. Information typically included in an annual report includes a Chairman or President’s letter, description of main sales and marketing activities, management discussion and analysis, auditor’s report, detailed financial statements and 10-year summary of financial figures, list of subsidiaries and company addresses, and list of directors and officers. Many annual reports are “corporate works of art” and include detailed charts, tables, graphs, and photographs. The Annual Report provides a clear view of how the company views itself.

Where can I find a company's Annual Report?

On a company's home page. 

Home pages can provide a wealth of information including:

  • press releases
  • products and services
  • company officers
  • company histories
  • stock quotes 
  • annual reports, and more. 

 

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You can obtain copies of annual reports from the following sources: