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This blog contains schematic easy to grasp - hands on - help in performing searches in economic databases, making work sets and making them inter-exchangeable between the databases.

* Disclaimer. I am not a finance professional. Most posts are the result of personal findings.

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Audit analytics SEC filings - an example

According to Wikipedia, there are several types of filings.
It is interesting to investigate which filings and what they mean.

Does Audit Analytics cover this?

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A couple of fields are noteworthy:
Search by ticker* of CIK* code.
*) Explanation on company identifiers (VU, Blackboard) Click here

Secondly: Internal control. This is where you can look for the filings.
Thirdly the button search company.

First record, openend looks like this. Note the the link to SEC filings.

When you press that link you'll find a very large amount of filings.
Link to wikipedia

Investors and financial professionals rely on these filings for information about companies they are evaluating. Many SEC filings are available online through the SEC's Edgar* database.
*) EDGAR, the Electronic Data-Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the US securities and Exchange Commission.
 For instance ARS: annual reports to security holders >

Scanned PDF provides the published Annual Report.

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