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Mergent Online: Downloading Financial Statements

This libguide will show you how to access the Mergent Online database and how to download financial statements for your research.

Mergent Online: Downloading Financial Statements

Mergent Online: Downloading Financial Statements

Open CPP Library

in another browser window to work through this tutorial side by side.

Mergent Online is the library's database for 10,000+ publicly-traded companies. You can find background information on your company as well as reports and financials.

To access this database, go to the CPP library home page: and click on "Databases" under Featured Links.


How do I find "Featured Links" on the CPP library website?


From the database list, navigate to Mergent Online.


How to download financial statements

 SAMPLE SEARCH for Apple, Inc. (AAPL)

To begin, search by company name or symbol. Notice that a drop-down menu will appear as you type.

After you select your company, select any of the tabs at the top to navigate through the database. Click on the "Company Financials" tab to find financial data to download.

What you can do in this database:

  • Download balance sheets, income statements, and more. Notice the download link on the right side of the page.
  • Select the numbers of years you would like to view. You can select as few as 3 years/quarters or as many as 15 years/quarters. See screenshot below.
  • Sort your data by annuals or quarters.