Sure, you know how to find raw financial numbers (use Mint, Orbis or Mergent for that) but what if you need help figuring out what they actually mean?
There are a lot of helpful books for that.
They are located on the fifth floor:
Browse the HG4028.B area here (includes e-books) note: start with about #10 when you get there
Also helpful: Corporations - valuation
SWOT = Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. These are to-the-point summaries of a specific company's state of existence.
Another way to get SWOT-type information:
Quickest way to do this: Go to EDGAR (the SEC database):
Now, one thing you can also do is go to the Edgar advanced search screen and type in a keyword (insurance, computers, etc.) and s-1. This should get you closer to browsing S-1 plans in your field.