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Company Financial Data


Canadian Securities Administration: SEDAR
Sedar contains public securities documents and information filed by public companies and investment funds with the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in the SEDAR filing system.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: EDGAR
EDGAR contains financial information about public companies and mutual funds collected through SEC forms.

COMPUSTAT North America via WRDS
COMPUSTAT (from Standard & Poor's) provides more than 300 annual and 100 quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and supplemental data items on more than 24,000 publicly held companies. Includes the Executive Compensation database.

Compustat Global provides data covering publicly traded companies in more than 80 countries, representing over 90% of the world's market capitalization, including coverage of over 96% of European market capitalization and 88% of Asian market capitalization. The Emerging Markets Database covers 53 markets and more than 2,200 stocks in developing countries.


Bank of Canada
Interest rates, yields for government bonds and treasury bills, exchange rates, price indicators and monetary policy data. Assorted data from the Bank of Canada is also available on CANSIM

Federal Reserve Board (U.S.)

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation data via WRDS
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation dataset contains financial data and history of all entities filing the Report Of Condition and Income (Call Report) and some savings institutions filing the OTS Thrift Financial Report (TFR). These entities include commercial banks, savings banks, or savings and loans.

Bank Regulatory Databases via WRDS
The Bank Regulatory Databases provide accounting data for Bank Holding Companies, Commercial Banks, Savings Banks, and Savings and Loans Institutions. The source of the data isthe required regulatory forms filled for supervising purposes.

Federal Reserve Bank Reports via WRDS
The Federal Reserve Bank Reports contains three databases collected from Federal Reserve Banks. Two of them (Foreign Exchanges and Interest Rates) come from reports published for the Federal Reserve Board (H.10 and H.15 reports). The other one contains the Coincident State Indexes from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.


Inter-Corporate Ownership in Canada
The Inter-corporate ownership (61-517-XCB) directory is the most authoritative and comprehensive source of information available on corporate ownership, a unique directory of "who owns what" in Canada. Also available at the Circulation desk on CD (call number CA1.. BS..61 ..C517). The most recent data can also be downloaded for you by the data librarian.

Blockholders via WRDS
This dataset contains standardized data for blockholders of 1,913 companies. The data was cleaned from biases and mistakes usually observed in the standard source for this particular type of data. Blockholders' data is reported by firm for the period 1996-2001.

Aggregate Business Data

Financial Performance Indicators For Canadian Business
authoritative reference source of key financial ratios by industry, derived from Statistics Canada databases of financial statements. Also available at the Circulation desk on CD, call number CA1.. BS..61 ..C224

Canadian Business Patterns
The Canadian Business Patterns contains counts of business establishments by employment size ranges, geography groupings, and industry using the North American Industry Classification System. Data can be accessed at ODESI.

Small Area and Administrative Data, 1995-2005 
Includes tables on Canadian Capital Gains, Charitable Donors, Canadian Investment Income, Canadian Investors, Canadian Savers, RRSP Contributions, Seniors. Data can be accessed at ODESI.

Dun and Bradstreet Business Norms and Key Industry Ratios at CHASS
This database provides users with a set of business ratios, measured as relationships between companies' balance sheet and income statement categories, across industries classified as per Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes.

Small and Medium-Sized Business Financing Data from Industry Canada
Includes the Survey on Financing of Small and Medium Enterprises, Survey of Suppliers of Business Financing, and Survey of SME Needs and Satisfaction. Data must be requested but is free.

Small Area Retail Trade Estimates
Small area retail trade estimates (SARTRE) is a system of developing user-defined tabulations of retail sales and number of locations as low as five-digit North American Industrial Classification (NAICS), for incorporated retailers with forward sortation area (FSA) levels of geographical detail. These data are derived by integrating survey data on chain stores with tax data (for non-chain retailers). Data can be accessed at ODESI.

Small Business Profiles (most recent is 2000) The Small business profiles present selected revenue, expense, profit and balance sheet items as well as financial ratios and employment data on small business in Canada. The information is presented between 2 to 5 digits NAICS (North American Industry Classification System). Data can be accessed at ODESI.

Survey on Financing of Co-operatives description
Characteristics of co-operatives, by average assets and liabilities of co-operatives, Canada, This data can downloaded for you by the data librarian.