Answered By: Leslie Burmeister Last Updated: Dec 22, 2015 Views: 2805
Answered By: Leslie Burmeister
Last Updated: Dec 22, 2015 Views: 2805
Create a list of fast-growing companies:
- Mouse over companies in the top blue banner and click on Advanced Financial Analysis and Global Public Companies.
- Select Income Statement (for example).
- Select Sales or other line item.
- Click on Search Sales by Growth Rate.
- Fill out the form and search.
- Mouse over Screening & Analytics and click on Quick Screen.
- In the Quick Screen box, add any geographic or industry filters desired.
- To screen by growth, move down to the section, Basic Financials and select Total Rev, 1 Yr. Growth % [LTM] % or Total Rev, 1 Yr. Growth % [Latest Annual] %. Enter % amount.
- Click View Results.
- Click on Screening & Analysis.
- Click on the Search Library tab to the right of the default tab. Scroll down and in the lower right under Investment Styles select Growth Companies.
Use published lists:
- American City Business Journals Book of Lists: Many local business journals for specific cities in the U.S. publish books of lists that include fast growing companies. Note: Some cities' lists (ex. Chicago, Los Angeles) are available only in print in the Stamps Reading Room (ask at the desk for help).
- Forbes Lists (ex: World's Most Innovative Companies, America's Most Promising Companies)
- Fortune Rankings (ex: 100 Fastest Growing Companies)
- Inc. 5000
- FormDs.com Nearly all startups and investment firms file Form Ds with the SEC when they raise money. Form D filings contain: amount of money raised, equity or debt insurance, insurance category, names of the executives and directors, addresses for the company and brokers used and commission paid. Search by city.