Capital IQ platform

S&P Capital IQ is a single source of industry intelligence which harbors a powerful array of financial data, analytics and research. This platform combines deep information of companies, markets and people worldwide with robust tools for analysis, idea generation, visualization and workflow management.

There are three main datasets available on the Capital IQ platform.

  1. Companies- This includes the company information, their financial information. Whether they are public or private, covering broader range of universal stocks. It also has access to investment firms as well as traditional mutual funds, private equity firms.

2. People- The second set of data is people is completely distinct. there are millions of finance professionals that are profiled in this platform, they are either board members, executives of companies or finance analyst. Depth of  information regarding distinct individual varies widely depending on availability of information.

3.Transactions- The third dataset is very rich in Capital IQ. It includes mergers and acquisitions, spin offs, IPOs. Each transaction has a unique record, it has its own timeline, information, set of documents attached to it.

4. Other- In addition to these three main areas Capital IQ also has other datasets to support the primary ones. Macroeconomic data, market and country level data to support the analysis, industry data, geographies, commodities etc.

This platform helps to perform the following:

  1. Perform deep company and industry research
  2. Monitor companies and markets
  3. Identify and leverage key relationships
  4. Generate better ideas and targets
  5. Build and maintain models and presentations

The Hanlon Lab offers an opportunity to students to accelerate your coursework beyond theoretical learning by providing access to the S&P Capital IQ platform. Moreover this can help peers in their curriculum with experiential learning and take them on a journey to test their new ideas against real-world scenarios using the same tools as world-class financial professionals.

How to apply for a Capital IQ user account

  1. Please fill out the Request Resources form at
  2. After account approval, you will receive a welcome email from S&P with login procedure information.

Accessing Capital IQ

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Capital IQ Training Videos

We are excited to announce the release of a series of comprehensive training videos on Capital IQ, a powerful financial analysis and research platform. Whether you are a seasoned investor or just starting your journey in the world of finance, these videos will equip you with the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions and stay ahead of the curve.

Key Developments: Stay up-to-date with the latest news and trends impacting the companies and industries you follow. Our Key Developments video provides a step-by-step guide on how to access and analyze real-time news, market updates, and regulatory filings.

Company Screening: Discover investment opportunities that align with your investment criteria using Capital IQ's powerful screening tools. Our Company Screening video walks you through the process of creating custom filters, screening for specific financial metrics, and identifying potential investment targets.

Transcripts: Gain deeper insights into the companies you're interested in by analyzing earnings call transcripts, conference call recordings, and more.

CIQ Financials: Dive into detailed financial statements, ratios, and other financial data to evaluate the financial health and performance of companies. The CIQ Financials video provides a comprehensive overview of how to navigate and analyze financial information using Capital IQ's intuitive interface.

To access these training videos, simply click on the link below. You will be prompted to create an account or log in via your Gmail, Microsoft email, Apple ID, or LinkedIn.

"Students can learn how you to apply data and tools to their classroom needs by following S&P Capital's tailored tutorial videos."

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