WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

Available datasets:

  • Audit Analytics
    Audit Analytics provides access to detailed audit information on over 1,200 accounting firms and 15,000 publicly registered companies. It tells you who is auditing whom and how much they are paying for what services. Users can create reports by auditor, fees, location, industry and much more.
  • Compustat Executive Compensation
    Compustat Executive Compensation information consists of executive compensation data for the company's top officers for companies within the S&P 1500.
  • Compustat Global
    Compustat Global provides data covering public traded companies in more than 80 countries, representing over 90% of the world's market capitalisation, including coverage over 96% of European market capitalisation and 88% of Asian market capitalisation.
  • Compustat North America
    Compustat North America provides U.S. and Canadian fundamental and market information on more than 24,000 active and inactive publicly held companies. It provides annual and quarterly Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and supplementary data items.
  • CRSP/Compustat Merged Database
    The Center for Research in Security Prices maintains the most comprehensive collection of security price, return and volume data for the NYSE, AMEX and Nasdaq stock markets.
  • I/B/E/S
    The Institutional Brokers Estimates System (IBES) provides consensus and detail forecasts from security analysts, including earnings per share, revenue, cash flow, long-term growth projections and stock recommendations.
  • RiskMetrics (formerly IRRC) Governance and Directors
    RiskMetrics (through ISS Governance Services) is a leader in corporate governance data. They deliver to WRDS two datasets identified as RiskMetrics Group Historical Governance and Histrocial Directors data.
  • Thomson Reuters Institutional (13f) Holdings
    Thomson-Reuters Institutional Holdings (13F) Database provides Institutional Common Stock Holdings and Transactions, as reported on Form 13F filed with the SEC.

Subject coverage: accounting, economics and finance

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