edgar v2.0.3


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Tool for the U.S. SEC EDGAR Retrieval and Parsing of Corporate Filings

In the USA, companies file different forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system). The EDGAR database automated system collects all the different necessary filings and makes it publicly available. This package facilitates retrieving, storing, searching, and parsing of all the available filings on the EDGAR server. It downloads filings from SEC server in bulk with a single query. Additionally, it provides various useful functions: extracts 8-K triggering events, extract "Business (Item 1)" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis(Item 7)" sections of annual statements, searches filings for desired keywords, provides sentiment measures, parses filing header information, and provides HTML view of SEC filings.

Functions in edgar

Name Description
getMgmtDisc Retrieves management's discussion and analysis section
get8KItems Retrieves Form 8-K event information
getDailyMaster Retrieves daily master index
getFilingsHTML Get HTML view of EDGAR filings
getFilings Retrieves EDGAR filings from SEC server
getBusinDescr Retrieves business descriptions from annual statements
getMasterIndex Retrieves quarterly master index
LMMasterDictionary Loughran and McDonald Sentiment Master Dictionary
getFilingInfo Retrieves filing information of a firm
getFilingHeader Scrape EDGAR filing header information
getSentiment Provides sentiment measures of EDGAR filings
searchFilings Search EDGAR filings for specific keywords
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Type Package
Date 2020-05-20
License GPL-2
RoxygenNote 7.1.0
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2020-05-22 20:56:31 UTC;
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2020-05-22 21:30:02 UTC

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