This guide will get you started on basic company research.The databases listed in the Analysis tab will help you analyze target companies. The Article tab with help you to find articles about a specific company. The Rankings page with help you to place the company with it's peers.
Check these databases to locate company information. Often these databases are updated only weekly or monthly so check Lexis/Nexis for up-to-the-minute company news. Beware of the source of the information, wether a professional analyst or the compay itself.