Origin of EdgarOld English Eadgar from ead, riches, prosperity, happiness ( from Germanic an unverified form autha- from source Gothic audags, fortunate, Old High German ot, wealth) + gar, a spear: see gore
Origin of Edgarafter Edgar Allan Poe
edgar - Computer Definition
(Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval) A reporting system that public companies must use to send financial data to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In the latter part of the 1990s, EDGAR was revamped to accept HTML and PDF files. For more information, visit www.edgar-online.com.
edgar - Investment & Finance Definition
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s electronic system for receiving, organizing, and electronically dissem- inating corporate information, such as quarterly and annual financial statements, securities filings, and other disclosure documents. EDGAR stands for Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval. EDGAR filings can be found on the SEC’s web page, www.sec.gov.