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Business Sources: Database Comparison Chart

Business Databases by Information Type

Type of Information ABI/INFORM Complete Banking Information Source Business Source Premier  Hoover's Company Records
U.S. Public x x x x
U.S. Private x x x x
International x x x x
Analyst Reports x x    
Beta        
Brands       x
Company to Industry Comparison        
Company Profiles x      
Competitors     x x
Contact Information     x x
Credit Ratings        
Earning Estimates        
Executives/Key Officers     x x
Financials       Last 3 Years
Hierarchy/Affiliation     x Subsidiaries & Affiliates
History       x
Industry Profile    x   x  
Market Share/ Market Size        
M&A        
NAICS Codes  x x    
News x x    
Overview/Profile       x
Ownership/Insider Holdings        
Peer Comparison        
Private Equity        
Products/Operations     x x
Rankings x     x
Ratios        
SEC Filings        
Stock Quotes        
SWOT Analysis     x  

 

Type of Information S&P NetAdvantage    Mintel    MarketLine Advantage Plunkett Research Center ValueLine Investment
U.S. Public x x x x x
U.S. Private x x x x  
International x   x x  
Analyst Reports x       x
Beta x       x
Brands     x    
Company to Industry Comparison x       x
Company Profiles     x x  
Competitors x   x    
Contact Information x   x   x
Credit Ratings x        
Earning Estimates x       x
Executives/Key Officers          
Financials Selective; Last 10 Years       Last 15 Years
Hierarchy/Affiliation          
History     x    
Industry Profile    x x x x x
Market Share/ Market Size          
M&A     x    
NAICS Codes           
News     x    
Overview/Profile x   x    
Ownership/Insider Holdings         x
Peer Comparison x        
Private Equity          
Products/Operations     x    
Rankings          
Ratios Selective       x
SEC Filings          
Stock Quotes          
SWOT Analysis     x