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MGMT 4990: Strategic Management (Durkin) Fall 2022 All sections

Librarian: Erin Larucci

Looking up Ticker Symbol

Using a company's ticker symbol will help find accurate information and prevent the accidental use of subsidiaries. 

  • A Google search can show a company's ticker symbol
  • Yahoo Finance Ticker Symbol Lookup (also provides full name of public companies)


You can find a lot of publicly available financial information on companies using the following links from the U.S. government and websites.

Wall Street Journal

Students, faculty and staff can activate their Oneonta-sponsored WSJ+ digital memberships by visiting the link below.

  • Student access to WSJ+ is valid for four years plus six months post graduation.
  • Faculty and staff need to refresh access to WSJ+ every year (see answer below for more information). 


It is best to access this publication within Business Source Complete. To do so, navigate to BSC and, in the search fields, use:

JN "Fortune"

along with your company name in the following field.


Note that BSC uses "Strategic Planning" as an alternative for "Strategic Management"

Finding Company Information

It is important to try to find company information from reports that have been published within the past two years. Tables of contents can help you find specific company information. It is also important to check multiple sources as some will fill in gaps other sources do not cover.

Finding Scholarly Journal Articles