edgar: Tool for the U.S. SEC EDGAR Retrieval and Parsing of Corporate
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. This package facilitates
retrieving, storing, searching, and parsing of all the available
filings on the EDGAR server. 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, searches filings for desired
keywords, provides sentiment measures, parses filing header
information, and provides HTML view of SEC filings.
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