UMGC Library

Business Research: Competitors

Finding a Company's Competitors

Use the following UMGC library databases to find a company's competitors:

Hoovers

Login to Hoovers database

Login with the same user name and password you use for your online classes, MyUMGC, or any other UMGC library database.

Type in name of the company and hit Enter

Search Hoovers

Select the company from the results list.

Hoovers results list

Use Competitors Menu

 In the left frame under Advanced click Competitors.

Hoovers competitors link

Competitors List

Hoovers competitors list

For Competitors List you will get a table listing competitors and their ownership type, number of employees, and revenue.

Mergent Online Database

Login to Mergent Online database

Login with the same user name and password you use for your online classes, MyUMGC, or other UMGC library databases.

Type in name of the company

Enter company name and click Go.

Search Mergent

Select Company from List

Company list

Click Competitors Tab

Competitors tab

You will get a table listing competitors and other information about them such as their revenues, assets, liabilities, etc.

List of competitors