The SEC provides a freely available database called Edgar which contains information on all publicly traded companies. These companies are required to make filings to the SEC, including: annual reports; and upon the occurrence of specific events that are material to the business. These filings are made available in the Edgar database.
Using Edgar, you can find a wide range of information related to a company, including such things as: strategy, business model, financials, insider trading, risks, and competition.
Space economy companies in Edgar include:
- Astra Space
- Spire Global
- Rocket Lab
- Virgin Orbit
- Virgin Galactic
- AST SpaceMobile
- Terran Orbital
- Planet Labs
- Northrop Grumman
- Aerojet Rocketdyne
- Iridium Communications
- Lockheed Martin
The following is the Edgar company search page.
The top level view of a company’s filing page (using “classic view”) looks like the following.
A company filing page may be cryptic to someone who is new to Edgar. To help you decode the filings, the following tables provide a guide to important company filings to monitor.
Some examples regarding how SEC filings can be used:
- Virgin Galactic’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT)
- A quick look at Astra’s CEO compensation & Top Astra milestones over the next 5 years ( $ASTR #AstraSpace #Astra )
- Class Action Lawsuit (and other shareholder lawsuits) Filed Against Astra ( $ASTR #AstraSpace )
- Astra Space Inc. Articles Compendium 2022 ( $ASTR #AstraSpace #Astra )
Additional information for the curious
$ARQQ $SPCE $ASTR $RKLB $ASTS $MAXR $MNTS $RDW $VORB $SPIR $BKSY $LLAP $SATL $PL $AJRD $SIDU $MYNA