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.

Accessing Capital IQ

An IP address from Stevens Institute of Technology is required to register accounts and access the S&P Capital IQ Academic Platform. This additional requirement is for protecting the valuable data and user privileges. Computers on wireless or wired campus network are supposed to get Stevens IP addresses.

There are two ways to access Capital IQ

  1. Stevens campus network
  2. VPN (virtual private network)

Faculty/Staff- VPN access is provided to all Faculty and Staff. There is no need to submit a TD Ticket requesting access.

Students - If one is working for a faculty member and needs VPN to access on-campus resources, one must first submit a TD ticket requesting access and your faculty member must update the TD ticket approving your request before access can be granted.

Here is the link to setup the VPN for Windows, Mac OS, Linus, Android/IOS devices.  

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Note: Global Protect VPN will require multi-factor authentication using OKTA. Additional information on how to setup OKTA is available here

1. Access S&P Capital IQ

https://www.capitaliq.com/CIQDotNet/Registration/signup.aspx One can access this link for registering for S&P Capital IQ from within the university's firewall. Once you open that link, Click on "New User" if you are logging in for the first time.

2. Submit and check email

Enter your email address, use an e-mail address having your university’s domain, then click “Submit” You will be directed to a page that tells you to check your email to continue setting up your account.

3. Reset password & update personal information

An email will be generated to reset the password. Upon resetting the password student will be asked to update personal information. After this we can proceed with the registering process

4. Self identification

While registering students will be asked to enter new credentials that they previously updated. Enter your new username and password and click on Sign-In.  

You’ll be taken to a self-identification page where you enter your information to customize your account.


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For any questions or concerns, please contact us at fscadmin@stevens.edu.