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How far back does Compustat data go?

How far back does Compustat data go?

About this Database Compustat (United States) and Global Vantage (international) contain fundamental financial and price data for active and inactive publicly traded companies. Compustat goes back annually to 1950, and Global Vantage goes back to 1993.

What is Compustat?

What Is Compustat? The type of information published by Compustat includes Global Industry Classification Standards (GICS), pricing data, earnings data, insider and institutional holdings, and other information directed at investors, analysts, economists, academics, and other researchers.

How many firms are in Compustat?

standard & poor’s Compustat Xpressfeed® delivers clean, consistent fundamental and market data covering nearly 56,000 active and inactive companies from 112 countries.

What is Compustat Capital IQ?

Transitioning From Research Insight To Capital IQ Compustat is a comprehensive database of financial, statistical, and market information on North American companies that has long been the industry standard for transfer pricing comparables data.

What is Compustat global database?

Compustat is a database of financial, statistical and market information on active and inactive global companies throughout the world. The service began in 1962.

How do I access Compustat?

Follow these steps:

  1. Go to WRDS.
  2. Select “account request”
  3. Select “request a user account”
  4. Select the appropriate “account type”
  5. Fill out and submit the form.
  6. You will receive an email after your request is approved with login instructions.

How do you use Compustat?

  1. Navigate to Compustat. Go to Capital IQ under Subscriptions on the home page.
  2. Enter the Date Range. Choose either Fiscal Year or Data Date from the drop down.
  3. Enter the Companies.
  4. Select the Variables.
  5. Add Conditional Statement (Optional)
  6. Select Query Output.
  7. Submit Query.

How do I get Compustat data?

What is Compustat Xpressfeed?

Xpressfeed (XPF) is a both a format and a delivery method of the Compustat database. The primary benefits of the XPF-based sets include the many new data items, the use of mnemonics instead of data numbers to refer to variables, and a more thorough, easy-to-search manual.

What is Worldscope database?

Worldscope offers fundamental data on the world’s leading public and private companies, including annual and interim/quarterly data, detailed historical financial statement content, per share data, calculated ratios, pricing and textual information.

What is Datadate in Compustat?

FYEAR indicates the fiscal year that the company is in at the time of DATADATE. When using the annual Compustat it is pretty simple to understand, DATADATE gives us the annual close of fiscal period, in the case of MSFT (June FY) this might be 6/30/2010, and the FYEAR is 2010.

How do I link my CRSP and Compustat?

In empirical finance and accounting literature, CRSP and Compustat have been the two most widely used database since early 90’s. From 2001 to 2015, the combined web queries of those two databases together occupy more than 80% web traffic at WRDS….Linking CRSP and Compustat.

CRSP Compustat North American
Time From 1925[1] From 1950