Time：2013-08-04 14:52:30 Hits：Compustat database is a product of a well-known U.S. credit rating company Standard & Poor's (Standard & Poor's). Database contains information of more than 50,000 listed companies and North American companies from more than 80 countries, as well as more than 7,000 listed companies in Asia. Using this database can produce a variety of reports and dynamic charts, as well as analysis for companies, corporate finance, and industries.
Compustat uses the WRDS platform, please apply for WRDS account first. For access problem, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Steps for WRDS account application:
1, enter <http://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu>;
2, choose “Register” or click on “Register for a WRDS Account”;
3, complete the online application form;
4, after your application is approved, an email will be sent to your registered email address to lead you through the WRDS account setting;
5, log on WRDS;
7, use WRDS.