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Subject:  Re: Stock of the Week: Activision (ATVI) Date:  2/26/2008  2:00 AM
Author:  nlcondit Number:  1987 of 2674

Unfortunately, different services do it diferent ways. For example, some annualize quarterly results. Also, for something like PE some services will update dynamically as the price changes while others are not done as frequently. So if you are going to use the ratios given rather than calcualting yourself, I try to find out how the service is calculating a given ratio and then just stick with the answers from one service for a given ratio. Hope that helps.
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