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Searching EDGAR and Using 10-K Reports: 10K

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

Anatomy of a 10K Report

Most 10K reports will contain the following components:

Part I – Business
    Business description, including:
        how organized
        issues affecting operations
        industry conditions
    Legal proceedings
    Matters submitted to a vote of security holders
Part II – Financials
    Stockholder matters
    Selected financial information and operating statistics
    Management discussion of financial condition
    Disclosures about market risk
    Basic financial statements
    Notes to financial statements
    Changes in and disagreements with accountants on accounting and financial disclosure
Part III – Executive Matters
    Directors and executive officers
    Executive compensation
    Security ownership and related matters
    Accountant fees and services
Part IV – Supporting Documentation
    Financial statements
Additional documentation is available in separate files.


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