WRDS (generally pronounced as "words") is an Internet-based data subscription service that is provided by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The data available are mainly related to business and finance and WRDS hosts the major numeric data sets used by academic researchers. List of University of Alberta subscribed databases:
Bureau Van Dijk's Amadeus is a pan-European financial database containing information on over 10 million public and private companies from 41 countries, including all the EU countries and Eastern Europe. Up to 10 years of detailed information (consolidated statements are also provided when available) comprising 24 balance sheet items, 25 profit and loss account items and 26 ratios. The descriptive information includes: official national identification number, address, telephone, fax, website, legal form, year of incorporation, senior managers, auditors, number of employees, quoted/unquoted indicator, industry and activity codes and, when available, a trade description in the local language and English.
Executive compensation data including 100 up-to-date compensation and financial items.
Standard & Poor's Compustat is a database of financial, statistical, and marketing information. Compustat provides the annual and quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and supplemental data items on most publicly held companies. Compustat files also contain information on aggregates, industry segments, banks, market prices, dividends, and earnings.
A source of comprehensive objective corporate governance, compensation, and critical company information. Information on over 4,000 U.S. companies and over 45,000 corporate executives and directors. Information includes: Corporate Board Structure and Independence, Director Positions and Committee Assignments, Executive Compensation, Director Compensation, Audit Fees, Corporate Ownership, Takeover Defenses.
The CRSP Survivor-Bias-Free US Mutual Fund Database includes a history of each mutual fund's name, investment style, fee structure, holdings, and asset allocation. Also included are monthly total returns, monthly total net assets, monthly/daily net asset values, and dividends. Additionally, schedules of rear and front load fees, asset class codes, and management company contact information are provided. All data items are for publicly traded open-end mutual funds (active and inactive) and begin at varying times between 1962 and 2008 depending on availability. The database is updated quarterly and distributed with a monthly lag.
These files contain information about daily prices (high, low, close) for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Dow Jones Utilities Average. Data for the Industrial and Transportation Averages are from 1896 to 1999. Data for the Utilities Average are from 1929 to 1999.
This data set contains historical financial statistics about U.S. commercial banks, savings banks and savings and loans. The file includes details on structure and merger history, financial time series and ratios plus complex derived integers data. The information is from 1984 to 1998.
Eventus performs event studies that compute abnormal returns for specific corporate actions or events using data directly from the CRSP stock database.
I/B/E/S is an acronym for "Institutional Brokers' Estimate System" and it is the leading source for analysts' earnings expectations. It is generally regarded as the most comprehensive database of earnings per share (eps) projections information which is supplied by analysts who regularly make and revise forecasts for the companies they follow.
Provides data on grocery and drug stores purchases of items from 300 product categories, by a panel of households across the U.S. Data available fro 1983-1997.
Bureau Van Dijk's Isis is a comprehensive database of detailed reports on public and private insurance companies around the world. ISIS contains information on 5,250 non-life companies (back to 1992), 2,400 life companies (to 1995), and 610 composites (to 1995) in over 120 different countries. Each company report typically contains the following: income statements and balance sheets, ratios, shareholder, and subsidiaries.
Contains tick by tick data covering the NYSE and AMEX listed companies 1983-1992 and NASDAQ companies 1987-1992. Each year of data is divided into 2 files, one for trades and one for quotes.
KLD created Domini 400 SocialSM Index (DS 400 Index), a socially screened, capitalization-weighted index of 400 common stocks. The DS 400 is recognized as the first social investment benchmark. As well, KLD provides social ratings for all companies in the DS 400. Data is available from 1991-current.
Bureau Van Dijk's Osiris is a database containing financial information on globally listed public companies, including banks and insurance firms from over 190 countries. The combined industrial company dataset contains standardized and as reported financials, including restated accounts, for up to 20 years on over 55,000 companies. The bank financials in OSIRIS offers up to 8 years of financial data for more than 3,350 listed banks. Insurance company financials, collected from annual reports and the NAIC and cover up to 9 years of data on over 660 listed insurance companies. OSIRIS strives to cover all publicly listed companies worldwide. In addition, it covers major non-listed companies when they are primary subsidiaries of publicly listed companies.
Data on corporate directors of the S&P 1500 companies back to 1996. Data variables include: director independence, stock ownership, attendance, board committee service, primary employment category and company, and interlocking directorships.
Information on takeover defense and other corporate governance provisions for major US firms.
In November, 2000 the U.S. SEC adopted new rules aimed at improving public disclosure of order executions and routing practices. Market centers that trade national market system securities must make monthy, electronic disclosures of basic information conerning their quality of executions on a stock-by-stock basis. This file presents statistics about those disclosures.
Contains intraday transactions data (trades and quotes) for all NYSE, AMEX, NASDAQ and Small Cap issues.
Thomson Reuters Insider Data is the most extensive (back to 1978) collection of insider trading data as reported on SEC Forms 3, 4, 5, and 144. It covers equity and convertible trades by individuals and institutions that are classified by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as "insiders." An insider is an officer, director, a person with a "policy-making" role, or a beneficial owner (holder of 10% or more) of a company's stock. SEC Forms Used to Compile Insider Information:
Provides Institutional Common Stock Holdings and Transactions, as reported oForm 13F filed with the SEC.
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