Data includes more than 20 years of annual and 84 quarters of financial data on more than 10,000 companies that are currently in business. The database also includes 20 years of annual financial data for 8,500 companies that are bankrupt, went private, no longer report, or were liquidated. There are also 900 Canadian companies listed in the database. COMPUSTAT is intended solely for research and instructional purposes.
Compustat North America is accessed through a Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) account.
Special Note: WRDS accounts will only be generated for current faculty, currently enrolled students (Ph.D., masters, and undergraduate), and selected current staff of UNC-Chapel Hill.
To fill out an on-line account request form go to https://wrds-www.wharton.upenn.edu/ and click on the “Register” tab in the upper right portion of the screen.
UNC-CH users with additional passwordhttps://wrds-www.wharton.upenn.edu/