A segment is a part of a company that can be identified by the products or by the services it provides (business segment) or geographical locations it operates in (geographic segment).
This type of information is provided by public listed companies
access to segment data on business lines and geographic segments
1) find the segment data by the Report function for individual companies
2) export segment data for a selected list of companies by the list format
Use the FA command and look for the category Segments.
Content: Compustat Segments Data provides business and geographic details, product information and customer data for over 70% of the companies in the North American (NA) database. Compustat Global does not provide segment data.
There are four kinds of segment information available:
The Compustat Segments database coverage varies by collection: