A ticker or stock symbol is the abbreviation or code used to identify a company on a stock exchange.
Most databases search by company name or ticker and will identify ticker symbols.
There is also quick look-up site:
It can be helpful to consider what type of company you are seeking information on:
Public listed / quoted
Private / proprietary / unlisted
Non-profit organisations / Not-For-Profit / NGO
Specialist research databases, including:
For: Research students and staff of the Faculty of Business and Economics.
Location: Research Data Laboratory, Upper Ground, Giblin Eunson library.