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Financial Reports

Basic Citation Format for Financial Reports:

Author. (Date). Document title. URL or Database name 

 (File Name and number--if available--and any other information needed to trace the report)


Citation Examples from a Database:

When the company is the author:

General Electric Co. (2018). SEC Form 8-K. Mergent Online.

        Intext citation: (General Electric Co., 2018)

Twitter, Inc. (2014). SEC Form 10-K for the Year.

Intext citation: (Twitter, 2014)


Citation Example from a Free Web Site:

Texas Instruments. (2010). 2010 Annual Report to Shareholders.

Intext citation:  (Texas Instruments, 2010)