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Bloomberg Guide: Equity

Basic guidance on navigating the Bloomberg Terminal, including information on Bloomberg Essentials (aka Bloomberg certification)

Searching for Securities

To obtain a list of securities that meet different criteria, use the function EQS <GO>. Select securities based on exchange list, industries, geographic regions, and many other criteria. In the screen below, set your parameters by clicking on the criteria of interest or typing a criteria in the Add Criteria box. Then, select 1) Results in the bottom right corner. 

Viewing Results and Changing Fields

On the Results screen, you will be able to adjust the date in the As of box and and the columns displayed by selecting 92) Fields in the top right corner.

If you want to change your criteria after viewing the results, select 96) Action and then Edit Criteria from the drop-down menu.

Use 95) Output to export to Excel.