Company name search tools are found on SEC.gov and DOBSearch.com, as of 2015. Both websites feature free search tools to find information about a company by entering a company name.
The company name search tool is found on SEC.gov by clicking Edgar Search Tools under the Filings heading, then clicking the Company Or Fund Name link on the next page. Entering a company name and clicking Search displays a list of possible matches.
The company name search tool is found on DOBSearch.com by clicking Company Name Search under the Business Lookup heading. The website prompts to enter a company name, city and state on the next page.