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1 Finding company information Ngee Ann Polytechnic Library

2 Group project – Fundamentals of Financial Management Nature of business - Company information (Local information) Macro environment - Newspaper clippings Industry outlook - Industry information Company business operations - Financial statements

3 3 Objective of Research Skills To teach fundamental search skills that will help you to retrieve the necessary information and materials needed for assignments and project work

4 4 Information Sources Data/Articles from electronic databases Find resources in the Library using OPAC

5 Finding Singapore company information

6 Find out the names of the companies by clicking on this link. Click on the link to access the database Accessing the Singapore Financials database

7 Q 1: Name of a company Choose one company from the list in Singapore Financials Direct. What is the name of the company? ____________________________

8 Accessing the Singapore Financials database

9 Finding company information Click on the title of the company

10 Finding company information

11 Q 2: Nature of business for the company What is the nature of business of the company that you have selected? ____________________________

12 Find company information URL :

13 Finding financial information – Balance sheet

14 Q 3: Balance sheet What is the latest total assets and liabilities of the company that you have selected? ____________________________

15 Finding financial information - Income statement

16 Q 4: Income statement What is the latest gross profit of the company that you have selected? ____________________________

17 Finding company information - Cash Flow statement

18 Finding financial ratios

19 Q 5: Financial ratios What is the latest gross profit margin (%) of the company that you have selected? ____________________________

20 Trending – Financial trending

21 Trending – Ratios

22 Trending – What if analysis

23 Detailed Financials – Reports

24 Detailed Financials – Income, Cash Flow and Balance sheet

25 Q 6: Detailed Financials – Balance sheet statement What is the latest total equities and liabilities of the company that you have selected? ____________________________

26 Detailed Financials - Statement by Directors Statement of changes in Equity

27 Industry benchmarking

28 Factiva database – newspaper articles

29 Factiva database - find industry information

30 Q 7: Factiva – Industry news Find the industry news of the company that you have selected. E.g. Retail etc. What is the title of ONE newspaper article that you have selected? ____________________________ ____________________________

31 Factiva database – selected company news

32 Q 8: Factiva – company news Find the news of the company that you have selected. What is the title of ONE newspaper article that you have selected? ___________________________ ___________________________

33 Citation styles

34 Q 9 & Q10: Cite the TWO newspaper articles that you have chosen in Q7 and Q8 ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ Citation 1 Citation 2 _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________


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