Many companies make annual reports available on their corporate web page, often under an Investors tab
Many companies make annual reports available on their corporate web page, often under an Investors tab. Annual reports also can be accessed through the SEC’s EDGAR system at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission:
- Visit the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Links to an external site.) website.
- Highlight the drop-down menu for “Filings” in the upper right corner and click on “Company Filing Search”.
- Enter the name of a public company. For example, Home Depot.
- You will then see a list of SEC filings.
- Locate the last 10K filing, which is their annual filing.
- Click on the red highlighted 10K document.
Access the most recent annual report for a company of your choice and respond to the following requirements:
- The company’s reported operating segments and whether they are based on product lines, geographic areas, or some other basis.
- The importance of each operating segment for the company as a whole, in terms of revenues, income, and assets.
- Whether the company provides any enterprise-wide disclosures, in addition to disclosures related to its operating segments.
- Whether the company provides disclosures about major customers.