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    I am doing a comparison between 2 companies .. Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble these two companies are 2 that trade the similiar products and are in the same industry. How can I find the finance information shown below? Are there explanations with these questions as well?

    (Please provide site information if used)

    h. What accounting firm audited its financial statements?

    i. What is its standard industrial classification (SIC) code?

    j. What industry is the company in and what is the company's ranking within that industry?

    k. What types of financial data are found in the company's financial statements, including footnotes?

    l. What were the dividends over the last three years?

    m. Does the company have more than one type of stock (common, preferred, treasury)?

    n. How many common stock shares are outstanding?

    o. Does the company have any outstanding bonds?

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    Johnson and Johnson.

    What accounting firm audited its financial statements?
    (PricewaterhouseCoopers)

    What types of financial data are found in the company's financial statements, including footnotes?
    Does the company have more than one type of stock (common, preferred, treasury)?
    How many common stock shares are outstanding?
    Does the company have any outstanding bonds?

    The above mentioned questions can be found on the company's 10K statements, whose link is being provided below:
    http://yahoo.brand.edgar-online.com/fetchFilingFrameset.aspx?dcn=0000950123-05-003140&Type=HTML

    What were the dividends over the last three years?

    The source to dividend history can be viewed by visiting the link below on yahoo finance.
    http://finance.yahoo.com/q/hp?s=JNJ&a=00&b=2&c=1970&d=01&e=28&f=2006&g=v&z=66&y=0

    Industry details along with rank ...

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