CRSP is renowned for its expertise in building and maintaining historical, academic, research-quality stock market databases. The CRSP US Stock Databases provide a unique research source characterized by unmatched breadth and depth. They include CRSP’s unique permanent identifiers allowing for clean and accurate backtesting, research utilizing time-series and event data, performance measurement, benchmarking, and securities analysis.
The CRSP US Stock Databases contain daily and monthly market and corporate action data for securities with primary listings on the NYSE, NYSE MKT, NASDAQ, and Arca exchanges and include CRSP broad market indexes. CRSP databases are characterized by their comprehensive corporate action information and highly accurate total return calculations.