edgar (2.0.0)

Platform for EDGAR Filing Management and Textual Analysis.

http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/edgar

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. Investors, regulators, and researchers often require these forms for various purposes. This package helps in bulk data gathering and textual analysis of EDGAR filings. 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, search filings for desired words, provides sentiment measures, parse filing header information, and provides HTML view of SEC filings.

Maintainer: Gunratan Lonare
Author(s): Gunratan Lonare <lonare.gunratan@gmail.com>, Bharat Patil <bharatspatil@gmail.com>

License: GPL-2

Uses: qdapRegex, R.utils, stringi, stringr, tm, XML

Released about 1 year ago.