The company information is derived from several sources: the company annual report, newspapers, Reuters and Datamonitor to a name a few.
To access Factiva go to libraries.ou.edu, click on Resources located on the left tool bar roll over Resources by Subject → click on Business → Factiva.
Once in Factiva the default search form is for company information. You can view an industry snapshot by clicking on Industry, as well as Quotes and Charting.
Industry Snapshots includes : top companies, classification, averages ad ratios and the latest news.
By Clicking on Quotes you can access the latest stock quotes for you company, along with historical data for the past two years. Charting allows you to chart up to ten companies on the same chart. Both Quotes and Charting provide interactive graphs linking the chart to new article.
In the Company search form you can search by Smart Lookup, Company Name, Ticker Symbol, Duns or Registration ID.
The first page is the Company snapshot page here you will find the basic data: Contact info, stock activity, Company description, Key Facts – executives and financial, competitors, and the most recent new articles.
From the left tool bar you can view the late five years of Financial data by clicking on Financial Results.
Using Reports located on the left tool bar you can create custom financial reports, view/print a Detailed Company Profile Report, view/print a Financial Health report or view/print a Ratio Comparison Report.