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Compustat

A database that provides extensive information on publicly-traded companies worldwide. Information available on Compustat includes earnings reports, Standard & Poor's ratings of its bonds, insider and institutional holders of its stock, and so forth. Its information is available to customers by subscription. Compustat is owned by Standard & Poor's.
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We begin the matching procedure by using the population of firms on Compustat from 1980 to 2000 with the CRSP, Compustat, and IBES data available that we require for the analysis.
Six regressions are estimated with samples of firms obtained from the COMPUSTAT industrial tapes, which include firms listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the American Stock Exchange (AMEX), and the National Association of Security Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ).
According to Business Week, 'To identify Hot Growth companies, it sifts through the Standard & Poor's Compustat database of 10,000 public companies for those with revenues of $50 million to $1.
I obtain all accounting data from Compustat annual files.
It coincides with 1983 fiscal year data compiled on Compustat PC Plus, which served as a principal source of data for the study.
The information for The Globe 100 was collected and analyzed by Standard & Poor's Compustat, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
Indeed, both Chung and Pruitt (1994) and Perfect and Wiles (1994) show that the simpler measures of Tobin's Q that require only the Compustat database can be good approximations with over a 93% correlation with the estimate produced by the Lindenberg and Ross (1981) algorithm.
The results are developed by Compustat and derived from an analysis of Securities and Exchange Commission filings, news service reports, and other government and corporate documents available to the public.
While the significant market value effects of advertising and R&D are generally apparent for all COMPUSTAT firms, such aggregate evidence has the potential to obscure meaningful differences across firm size classes and industry groups.
5 terabytes of research data from 19 vendor partners, including Compustat, CRSP, comScore and Thomson Financial Services.
Using data from Internal Revenue Service pension plan filings combined with information on over 500 companies from the COMPUSTAT database, we are able to measure the sensitivity of employee income from these plans to several different measures of company performance.
The data were compiled and analyzed by Compustat, a product of Standard & Poor's.