S&P’s Capital IQ is a premier financial database providing easy-to-use tools for financial statement, comparables, and sector analysis. Powerful screening and charting features allow you to create list of firms for your job search and target investments.
Capital IQ includes industry surveys (trends, operations, industry specific information on analyzing companies it that space, and ratios) and high-level overviews of industries, financial markets, and regional economies. Ideal for researching companies (both public and private), deals (M&A and security issuance), and private equity and venture capital deals. Capital IQ includes content from S&P NetAdvantage.
When to use:
Use for researching public and privately held companies, transactions, and professionals worldwide.
Capital IQ is available on dedicated terminals in the Management Library (computers 11 & 12). These terminals include the Capital IQ Excel API/plugin. (The Excel API/plugin must be used in-library and cannot be installed on individuals’ work/personal computers.)
Students in finance courses may want to register to obtain a Capital IQ account to use the database at a distance. Enter your Cornell email address and follow the vendor’s instructions.
- Account required
- Off campus access
Capital IQ is available at selected terminals in Management, ILR, and Mann libraries. These library-specific accounts have the Excel API installed.
The number of individual accounts is limited so accounts inactive for some time may be deactivated to make room for requests on the waiting list.