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:
Corporate financial reports and other disclosure documents are excellent sources for current financial statistics and for other detailed information about the operations of publicly traded companies. These documents include not only annual reports to stockholders but also the various reports that U.S. companies are required to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission:
On a company's home page.
Home pages can provide a wealth of information including:
You can obtain copies of annual reports from the following sources:
You can search by company, industry, or date. Some companies will feature a long backlist of reports, while others may be quite limited.
1. From the Advanced Search screen, slide to the top left and select the 3-bar menu.
2, Select: Browse
3. Under Company Reports, select: Proquest Annual Reports Collection