FactSet: Fundamentals Data Feed
Access over 750 fundamental items, including financial statement data, derived ratios, and both business and geographic segments
FactSet Fundamentals DataFeed provides users with a firm foundation for financial analysis a comprehensive global database of financial statement information. Fundamental data is available beginning in 1980 and covers worldwide developed and emerging markets.
FactSet Fundamentals covers 86,000+ global companies, including inactive companies from over 115 countries. Annual data is available beginning in 1980, semi-annual data from 1994, and quarterly data from 1995. There are 750+ data items available in the DataFeed including detailed financial statement content, per share data, calculated ratios, business and regional segment data, and pension detail with deep history and broad global coverage.
Performing a deep-dive financial statement analysis on a company is one of the primary uses of FactSet Fundamentals data. FactSet classifies each company into one of four industry profiles, Commercial, Bank, Insurance, and Other Financial, which are based on the company’s operating and principal business activities. These categories each have an industry-specific financial statement template, including relevant financial data items for companies in that industry, allowing for greater comparability between companies in the same line of business.
In addition to doing deep-dive analysis on a single company, the FactSet Fundamental DataFeed allows for comparative analysis across different companies.