Thomson Reuter’s Worldscope data are now available via Datastream on selected data workstations along the service area in Watson Library of Business and Economics.
Summary of the Worldscope database from Thomson’s website:
“The Worldscope database offers fundamental data on the world’s leading public and private companies. Widely respected for content quality, depth of detail, extensive company coverage and content presentation, Worldscope provides annual and interim/quarterly data, detailed historical financial statement content, per share data, calculated ratios, pricing and textual information. Worldscope database components include: Full constituent coverage of the major benchmark indexes worldwide; as reported and standardised financial data with dynamic data mapping; detailed business descriptions; business segment geographic sales data; interim financial accounts information; multi-share information; pre-calculated ratios and growth rates; exchange rates; fully adjusted pricing and dividends information, including high, low, close, price/earnings ratio, yield, earnings per share, market value, volume traded & shares outstanding.
Adjustments for corporate actions are also included and comprehensive annual history dates back to 1980.”
Guides/Documents on Worldscope