Look for the Annual Report to Shareholders on the company web site. It's often behind a link called Investor Relations or just Investors.
The Annual Report will provide basic financial figures and discussions of recent developments/possible future directions of the company.
If you can't find it on the web site or need an older annual report, see boxes below for Other Sources for Annual Reports or Old Annual Reports.
You can sometimes find ARS for a few years back on a company web site; but they rarely post reports from the 1990s or earlier.
Old Annual Reports on Microfiche at the EMU Library
The library has annual reports and SEC filings for U.S. companies (1978-1997) on microfiche. Use the Corporate Reports Index (grey volumes and black binder on top of MF cabinets) to look up the MF number.
EMU Library, 2nd Floor, Microforms area
You can also get info from annual reports in Moody's Manuals.
This index at the EMU Library can be used to figure out which manual the company is in:
Moody's Complete Corporate Index
REF HG 4905 .M798
EMU Library has the following Moody's Manuals in hard copy or on microfiche (MF):
Storage copies can be requested via the EMU Library catalog and retrieved in <10 minutes.
MF copies are on the EMU Library 2nd floor in the microform area.