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Searching EDGAR and Using 10-K Reports: Report Types

Valuable business insights available via the Securities and Exchange's company information database.

EDGAR Report Types

Some of the more popular report types and the main type of information in each report:

Report Content
8-K current information including preliminary earnings announcements
10-Q contains unaudited quarterly financial statements
10-K contains audited annual financial statements
11-K employee stock purchase information
13D or 13G statement of 5% or more ownership (external transaction)
DEF14A proxy statement (annual shareholders meeting document)
S Type registration statements
Form 3 initial statement of beneficial ownership (insider transaction)
Form 4 statement of changes in beneficial ownership (insider transaction)
Form 5 annual statement of changes in beneficial ownership (insider transaction)
424 / 425 prospectus (initial public offering of securities)
FWP Free-writing prospectus

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