Annual reports (10-Ks), quarterly reports (10-Qs), and other securities filings for public companies are usually posted on a company's web site in an area labeled Investor Relations. For a good example, see Apple's Investor Relations site. However, companies usually only archive the most recent few years of their reports. If you require access to older reports or financial statement data, you should consult one of the following sources:
The following guide books are useful for anyone who needs to study the financial statements within annual reports (e.g., balance sheet, income statement) , or who might be researching companies and conducting financial ratio analysis, and who does not have an accounting or finance background.
The following guides provide additional information on researching companies via their annual reports, financial statements, management information circulars and other securities filings: