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Re: [smf_addin] RchGetElementnumber()

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  • Randy Harmelink
    ... Correct. It s just based on their relative position on the page. ... Rchgetelementnumber ... by ... Actually, element #1285 is from Yahoo. However,
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 4, 2006
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      On 9/4/06, cykwan80 <cykwan80@...> wrote:
      > Randy, I see the link from earnings.com from Rchgetlementnumber 1285-
      > 1512, but not quite sure how you assign numbers 1-23.  Is that so 1
      > represents the latest earnings, splits, or dividends and a larger
      > number represent the older ones. 

      Correct.  It's just based on their relative position on the page.

      > Also, if I want to pull out next dividend or splits, which Rchgetelementnumber
      > should I use? I do know that however the next earning date can be pulled by
      > 1285 from earnings.com

      Actually, element #1285 is from Yahoo.

      However, earnings.com will tell you upcoming earnings/splits/dividends information, as long as they've been declared.  Just look at the top element(s) of each. 

      For an example of an upcoming split, look at CCFH:

      Element #1401 (Splits -- Ratio -- 1) = 3-2
      Element #1402 (Splits -- Ex-Date -- 1) = 21-Sep-06
      Element #1403 (Splits -- Payable -- 1) = 20-Sep-06
      Element #1404 (Splits -- Record -- 1) = 6-Sep-06

      Or, for an example of an upcoming dividend, look at AEOS:

      Element #1421 (Dividends -- Amount -- 1) = 0.113
      Element #1422 (Dividends -- Ex-Date -- 1) = 20-Sep-06
      Element #1423 (Dividends -- Payable -- 1) = 6-Oct-06
      Element #1424 (Dividends -- Record -- 1) = 22-Sep-06

      For an example of upcoming earnings announcements, look at BBBY (which has their next three quarters worth of announcement scheduled):

      Element #1286 (Quarterly Earnings -- Fiscal Quarter -- 1) = Q4 2006
      Element #1287 (Quarterly Earnings -- EPS Estimate -- 1) = 0.79
      Element #1288 (Quarterly Earnings -- EPS Actual -- 1) = n/a
      Element #1289 (Quarterly Earnings -- Prev Year Actual -- 1) = 0.67
      Element #1290 (Quarterly Earnings -- Calendar Date -- 1) = 11-Apr-07
      Element #1291 (Quarterly Earnings -- Fiscal Quarter -- 2) = Q3 2006
      Element #1292 (Quarterly Earnings -- EPS Estimate -- 2) = 0.52
      Element #1293 (Quarterly Earnings -- EPS Actual -- 2) = n/a
      Element #1294 (Quarterly Earnings -- Prev Year Actual -- 2) = 0.45
      Element #1295 (Quarterly Earnings -- Calendar Date -- 2) = 20-Dec-06
      Element #1296 (Quarterly Earnings -- Fiscal Quarter -- 3) = Q2 2006
      Element #1297 (Quarterly Earnings -- EPS Estimate -- 3) = 0.51
      Element #1298 (Quarterly Earnings -- EPS Actual -- 3) = n/a
      Element #1299 (Quarterly Earnings -- Prev Year Actual -- 3) = 0.47
      Element #1300 (Quarterly Earnings -- Calendar Date -- 3) = 20-Sep-06

      Another example is IBM, which uses a date range for when the next earnings will be released:

      Element #1286 (Quarterly Earnings -- Fiscal Quarter -- 1) = Q3 2006
      Element #1287 (Quarterly Earnings -- EPS Estimate -- 1) = 1.35
      Element #1288 (Quarterly Earnings -- EPS Actual -- 1) = n/a
      Element #1289 (Quarterly Earnings -- Prev Year Actual -- 1) = 1.26
      Element #1290 (Quarterly Earnings -- Calendar Date -- 1) = 16-Oct-06 - 26-Oct-06

      And, by the way, there is a template for the earnings.com elements:

      SMF-Template-Earnings.com-Data.xls



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