The searchCompanies API searches for a privately or publicly traded company and returns basic details about matching companies

Query Parameters:

Parameter Meaning Data Type
T Application Key which authenticates you with cloudquote (required) Base64 string
q The term to search for (required) String
fields Fields to be searched - name, website, ticker, permid. If not specified, will be searched against all fields Comma Separated String
limit Number of results to be displayed (max 30) Integer

JSON Response:

The response is an object, containing the following keys:

Parameter Meaning Data Type
rows A collection of companies matching the search criteria Array of Objects
rows[...] A single company Object

Fields in rows[...] Object:

Field Meaning Data Type
company_id The owlerID for the company Integer
name The name of the company String
website The website of the company URI String
short_name The shortened name for the company String
logo_url The URL of the companies logo URI String
profile_url The URL for the companies Owler Profile URI String
perm_id The PermID for the company ( URI String
hq_address The headquarters address for the company Object
hq_address.street1 The first line of the street address String
hq_address.street2 The second line of the street address String The name of the city String
hq_address.state The name of the state String The name of the country String The phone number of the company String
hq_address.postal_code The postal code for the company Integer

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