Welcome to the Analyst Equity Reports in Mergent Online tutorial.
Mergent Online has many different types of business information. In this tutorial, we will focus on finding analyst reports on a particular company (and its competitors).
Other tutorials demonstrate how to find other information in Mergent Online.
1. The Mergent Online
homepage appears to the
right of these instructions.
Please look at it.
Note that there are two boxes.
We will be searching a particular company, Hewlett-Packard, a computer manufacturer.
You can search by the name of the company or by the ticker symbol.
1. Enter the name
"Hewlett-Packard" in the
Notice that two companies are listed. We are interested in the "Hewlett-Packard Co." which is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
2. Click on "Hewlett-Packard Co."
The light blue area at the top provides basic information about the company, including that it is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYS) and that its ticker symbol is HPQ.
Below the basic company information is a row of blue tabs. Right now, the Company Details tab at the left is selected.
1. Click the blue "Reports" tab
Notice the links below the blue tabs. These change depending on which blue tab is selected.
1. Click "Equity Reports"
You see a brief explanation of what is in the analyst equity reports, followed by information on Hewlett-Packard, which is followed by information on its competitors.
To access the analyst equity report on Hewlett-Packard (or any of the competitors listed),
2. Click the
Adobe Acrobat symbol
to the left of the company
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