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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

SEC Analytics Suite by WRDS






Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Corporate filings made with the SEC.

SEC Analytics Suite by WRDS with NEW SEC Sentiment and Readability data is positioned for broad business usage – from due diligence and forensic accounting to disclosure research and investment management.

Simplify research—quickly and easily develop tailored datasets from all SEC filings, parsing millions of regulatory reports based on custom criteria.  The ready-to-use parsed contents and filings archives are updated daily, allowing users to quickly explore data and effectively retrieve widely-used information including; the full list of exhibits, filing size, SEC acceptance date and time, conformed period of the report, historical information on the state of incorporation and headquarters, and SIC code.

The SEC Readability and Sentiment by WRDS database extends the SEC Analytics Suite by providing, for the first time to academic researchers, a clean set of readability and sentiment measures for every filing since 1994.


Access to millions of corporate filings, such as 10-K, 8-K and 13D-G filings, made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also includes a linking table that allow linking to companies in CRSP and Compustat.

SEC filings index data
SEC filings index
SEC filings on WRDS

WRDS SEC filings queries
Filings parser
Filings search
Readability and sentiment
List of filings exhbits
List of 8K items

WRDS SEC linking tables
Historical company names
CIK-CUSIP link table


Link to SEC Analytics Suite by WRDS