Compustat Execucomp: The Basics

Compustat Execucomp is introduced, with a discussion of the:

  • Data, including details about coverage, where the data is sourced from, and the different datasets that make up Execucomp
  • Compensation items, including total compensation, cash compensation, and stock & option compensation
  • Tracking of executives, including using the annual CEO flag, and identifying board members that are CEOs

The video concludes by highlighting the support documentation available on WRDS for Execucomp.