Skip to Main Content

Bloomberg Guide -

Commands for Finding Company Information

Commands used often for company information (all in the EQUITY function):

DES <GO> Descriptive page including a snapshot of fundamental data and management information
BQ <GO> Displays price, trade, earnings, relative value data
CN <GO> Displays all company news
G <GO> Create customized graphs
GPO <GO> Graphs historical prices and moving averages
RELS <GO> Related securities and the capital structure
CRPR <GO> Credit profile, including current and historical credit ratings for an issuer
RV <GO> Relative value for performing customized peer group analysis
ISSD <GO> Displays issuer information, capital structure, and cash flow breakdown
AGGD <GO> Aggregated debt, including institutional exposure to corporate debt
COMP <GO> Comparative returns for your chosen security
CF <GO> Company filings


Equity-specific Commands:

ANR <GO> Displays analyst recommendations
EE <GO> Displays earnings estimates menu

Bond-specific Commands:

YAS <GO> Yield and spread analysis
ALLQ <GO> Liquidity platform of price and yield quotes from contributed sources

Using Commands for Company Information

Type the ticker symbol of the company and <GO>, or type TK <GO> and the company's name to search for its ticker.

Company description Company ticker symbol --> EQUITY --> DES --> <GO>
SEC Filings & Forms   Company ticker symbol --> EQUITY --> CF --> <GO>

Commands for Company Financials

Financial Summary Company ticker symbol --> EQUITY --> CH1 --> <GO>
Income Statements Company ticker symbol --> EQUITY --> CH2 --> <GO>
Balance Sheets Company ticker symbol --> EQUITY --> CH3 --> <GO>
Earnings Estimates Company ticker symbol --> EQUITY --> EE --> <GO>
Price/Earnings Ratio Table Company ticker symbol --> EQUITY --> HE --> <GO>
Financial Analysis Company ticker symbol --> EQUITY --> FA --> <GO>

TIP: For definitions and information on calculations in a company's financial statement, type FDO <GO>

Changes in Filings

Redline reports detail the changes between the current filing and the last similar filing. They are indicated by this icon: 

For example, the screen below contains Amazon's latest filings. The Redline report icon by their latest 10-Q contains a report that details the changes between this filing and Amazon's last 10-Q filing.