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Unformatted text preview: ACCT 361: Assignment #3 Using the Internet for Financial Information Retrieval (10 points) A. All public companies are now required to file reports electronically with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These reports are submitted in ASCII format and are available on the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval System (EDGAR). http://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm . B. Find the SIC code of a particular entity in your assigned industry by using the EDGAR site. There is a button on the main page that is labeled SIC Codes. An alternative search site is available at http://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/ sicsearch.html . A complete listing on one page can be found at: http://www.sec.gov/info/edgar/siccodes.htm . Note the "mega" classifications are provided below. For example, if you have been assigned the healthcare industry, you will consider the various types of entities in the services mega classification (7000-8999) that are...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course ACCOUNTING 361 taught by Professor Anand during the Fall '09 term at George Mason.
- Fall '09