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Featured Database: Investext

July 13th, 2021

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Investext, within the Mergent database, brought to you by the London Stock Exchange.


Investext provides a comprehensive overview of a company and includes key fundamentals, the latest transactions, the latest five deals, research reports, news and significant developments, and the top five shareholders.


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue Career Account.


Click Getting Started with Investext to see the basics of using the Investext database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Mergent Online, includes financial statements, company news, industry analysis, historical information on M&A activity, and more.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center, offers up-to-date information on 20,000 stocks and mutual funds and allows screening using a variety of criteria.

Featured Database comes to you from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics. If you would like more information about this database, or if you would like a demonstration of it for a class, contact Also let us know if you know of a colleague who would benefit from this, or future Featured Databases.

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