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Seek iNF allows users to search for financial and non-financial information based on user specified search strings from the various SEC filings and PCAOB Inspection Reports from 1994-2016 with daily updates. Currently Seek iNF allows you to perform search on 14 million SEC filings and 20 million documents in seconds. Seek iNF provides tremendous opportunities for gathering information related to accounting, finance, marketing, tax, law, etc. to conduct research and develop various risk assessment models including financial risk and fraud risk using financial and non-financial information. It is incredibly fast, gets the results in seconds. In short, Seek iNF is a Complete System, Second to None with its own Database and Incredible Search Engine.

Four Dimensions of Seek iNF

  1. Search: Search for specific issues/concerns in SEC Filings and PCAOB Inspection Reports in seconds (e.g., which companies are involved in litigation, patent infringement, wrongful termination, or mentioning “we may never be profitable” in their annual report, etc.)
  2. Obtain: Obtain information/data not available from any source. Examples: executives bios and compensation, business address, fiscal year end, Tax ID, State of Incorporation, audit committee members, unique balance sheet items, etc.
  3. Perform: Perform textual analyses of all 20 million documents in no time with built-in features (e.g., Word counter, counter, Proximity Counter with order, Word distribution, and six readability indices).
  4. Download: Download all the searched data in HTML and Excel Files on your system for your future reference and analyses.

Power Features of Seek iNF

  • Boolean Logic with multiple words and phrases containing words like ‘a’, ‘in’, ‘if’, ‘no’, ‘of’, ‘to’, etc. (Watch the video given on the back for Examples 3 & 4)
  • Proximity Search: Search for two words within any number of words (Watch the video given on the back for Example 5)
  • Display few words before & few words after a phrase/word (Watch the video for Example 6)
  • Counters for multiple phrases, words, and sentences (Watch the video for Example 7)
  • Proximity Counter with order or no order two words within few words (Watch the video for Example 8)
  • Built in Readability Metrics (Six readability indices)

Subsidiaries (Ex-21 of 10-K)

The list of all the Subsidiaries, including the country of the subsidiary, for all the companies for years 1994-2015 is available now!!

  • Query the system using Company, CIK or SIC and get the list of all the subsidiaries with the country it is located in seconds.
  • Get the count of US subsidiaries and non-US subsidiaries separately.
  • Download your search results to Excel Spreadsheet.

In addition, get the entire data of subsidiary list, containing, the name of the subsidiary, country of the subsidiary, total count of subsidiaries, total count of US subsidiaries, for all the companies, for all the years 1994-2015 in Excel Spreadsheet.

CLICK HERE to see few examples on how to search for information using Seek iNF.

Other Unique Features of Seek iNF

  • Incredibly fast, output result in seconds
  • Search by specific resolution
    • Paragraph
    • Table
    • Footnote
    • Audit Report
    • SOX 404 Management Reports
    • SOX 404 Audit Reports
    • MD&A
  • Search by SIC & CIK codes
  • Search one type of filing or all types of filings
  • Search one company, or a set of companies or all the companies
  • Download output in MS Excel Spreadsheet
  • Search using Boolean logic "Exact phrase", "All the words", "Any of the words", and "Not this word".
  • Search using Proximity Search: two words within any number n>1 of words of each other
  • Search using Wild card
  • Find distribution of top 20 words with or without stop words
  • Download distribution of all the words in a searched document in MS Excel Spreadsheet
  • Compare any of the SEC Filings of one year with another year by words or by lines and also provides frequency distribution of words in these documents.
  • Get all the documents of a specific type by typing "a | the" without the quotes in "With the exact phrase".

Conference Call Transcripts

The transcripts of the conference calls containing information of "Who says What?" along with the designation of the person spoken, for all the companies (that filed the information with SEC) for years 1994-2015 is available now!!

  • Query the system using Company, CIK or SIC and get the entire transcript in seconds.
  • Get the date and time of the Conference Call, name and designation of the speaker and the text spoken.
  • Download your search results to Excel Spreadsheet.

In addition, obtain the entire database of transcripts (available with us), for all companies and for all the years 1994-2015 in Excel Spreadsheet.


Seek iNF also provides a feature to compare two documents of any file-type from years 1994-2015 either by word to word comparison or by line to line comparison.

In addition, we have a Request Form through which our users can submit their data requests anytime and get the data automatically. If you have any specific data request that couldn't be obtained automatically, please let us know and our technical team will be very happy to help you with it.

CLICK HERE to start using Seek iNF.

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