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XML Fundamental Data - Version 2.0

Overview

Our XML fundamental data covers the vast majority of stocks, and includes critical information useful for the display of stock quotes data is published nightly via FTP or HTTP, and is compressed using GZip technology for faster downloading.

Requesting a Demo Feed

To download fundamental data, you will need a demo URL that can be requested through your account representative. A 30 day demo will usually be provided, under the expectation that this data only be used for testing purposes.

Retrieving data using FTP

If you have chosen to retrieve data using FTP, you will be given a link to access data. If you open this link in your web browser, you will see a collection of files named by date. Each of these files is a snapshot of fundamental data, taken at 5:00PM EST that day.

For example, the snapshot taken at 5:00PM EST on June 6th, 2005 would be labelled:

And for April 12th, 2006:

Retrieving Data Using HTTP

Our HTTP feed can be structured in different ways. Please contact your account representative for more information.

XML Structure

As the ability to add fields is very important to us, we do not supply a reference DOCTYPE. Any unknown elements should be ignored.

Certain properties are maintained:

The root element of all responses is a <Fundamentals> element

Inside the <Fundamentals> element are multiple <Record> elements, each of which contain data for a single security

XML Sample

XML Response Sample

Field Name Data Type Meaning
ticker String Primary Symbol
shortExchange String Primary Exchange Code, Short Format
longExchange String Primary Exchange Code, Long Format
address Multi-Line String Business Address
ann_divRate Floating Point Total Dividends Paid in Last Year
cik Integer CIK code used by the SEC
dec31price Floating Point Price as of December 31st of the Pevious Year
description Multi-Line String Company Description
employees Integer Number of employees the company has
entval Integer Enterprise Value of the company
eps Floating Point Earnings Per Share, Trailing Twelve Months
epsq Floating Point Earnings Per Share, Trailing Quarter
fax Phone Number Investor Relations Fax Number
friday_date Date The last friday the security traded
friday_price Floating Point The closing price on the last friday the security traded
industry String The primary industry the security tracks
name String The general company name the security does business under
phone Phone Number Investor Relations Telephone Number
qtr_divRate Floating Point Total Dividends Paid in Last Quarter
region Integer Region Code
sector String The primary sector the security tracks
share_class Character The class of shares
shares Integer Shares Outstanding
sic Integer Industry code the security tracks
website URL The URL of the companies website
zip Integer US Postal Zip Code for the Security
avgclose1WK Floating Point Average Closing Price for Past Week
avgclose1MO Floating Point Average Closing Price for Past Month
avgclose3MO Floating Point Average Closing Price for Past Three Months
avgclose6MO Floating Point Average Closing Price for Past Six Months
avgclose1YR Floating Point Average Closing Price for Past Year
avgvolume1WK Integer Average Closing Price for Past Week
avgvolume1MO Integer Average Closing Price for Past Month
avgvolume3MO Integer Average Closing Price for Past 3 Months
avgvolume6MO Integer Average Closing Price for Past 6 Months
avgvolume1YR Integer Average Closing Price for Past Year
high1WK Floating Point High Price for Past Week
high1MO Floating Point High Price for Past Month
high3MO Floating Point High Price for Past 3 Months
high6MO Floating Point High Price for Past 6 Months
high1YR Floating Point High Price for Past Year
low1WK Floating Point Low Price for Past Week
low1MO Floating Point Low Price for Past Month
low3MO Floating Point Low Price for Past 3 Months
low6MO Floating Point Low Price for Past 6 Months
low1YR Floating Point Low Price for Past Year
maxvolume1WK Integer Maximum Volume for Past Week
maxvolume1MO Integer Maximum Volume for Past Month
maxvolume3MO Integer Maximum Volume for Past 3 Months
maxvolume6MO Integer Maximum Volume for Past 6 Months
maxvolume1YR Integer Maximum Volume for Past Year
minvolume1WK Integer Minimum Volume for Past Week
minvolume1MO Integer Minimum Volume for Past Month
minvolume3MO Integer Minimum Volume for Past 3 Months
minvolume6MO Integer Minimum Volume for Past 6 Months
minvolume1YR Integer Minimum Volume for Past Year
voldev1WK Integer Standard Deviation of Volume for Past Week
voldev1MO Integer Standard Deviation of Volume for Past Month
voldev3MO Integer Standard Deviation of Volume for Past 3 Months
voldev6MO Integer Standard Deviation of Volume for Past 6 Months
voldev1YR Integer Standard Deviation of Volume for Past Year