Answered By: Kathryn FitzGerald
Last Updated: May 22, 2015     Views: 556

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