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Finding CUSIPs in CRSP

How do I look up a company's CUSIP using CRSP in WRDS?
Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013  |  441 Views

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You can search for company CUSIPs using CRSP in WRDS. Learn how to access WRDS databases.

Choose Database

  • Select CRSP
  • Under Annual Updates on left select Stock / Security Files, then Monthly Stock File

Look up CUSIPs

  • Scroll to Step Two on the search page
  • Set code format to CUSIP
  • Click Code lookup under Manually enter company codes; a new window will open
  • Type company name, e.g. General Electric, into search box; click Starts with
  • The company's CUSIP will be displayed in the search results
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