How do I evaluate the financial health of a company?


ValueLine is a selective rating service for investors that tracks both large and mid-sized public companies including the best performing companies in over 100 industry categories.

Investext Plus contains security analyst reports from brokerage firms that make projections about the profitability of public companies.

Standard and Poors rates companies in the Stock Reports which can be found in the NetAdvantage database:

Free information about public companies is available from Yahoo Finance. The library subscribes to other financial information services that include major financial ratios.

Orbis is a financial database for 43 million private and public companies worldwide.

Mergents Online will include fianancial information and past annual reports.

The library guide Company Information and Annual Reports lists more sources that evaluate the financial condition of public companies.


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