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Subject:  Re: most accurate financial statistics on stocks Date:  4/16/2012  3:29 PM
Author:  TMFSandman Number:  3869 of 3913

The 10-Q's are the quarterly reports and the 10-K's are the annual reports. These are the forms that sites like Yahoo Finance troll through to build their pages.

Like you said, the forms are more difficult to read than the financial websites you mentioned and are not completely standardized with respect to each other, but that's also a contributing factor to why the sites that automatically build their data off of the source documents are not always right.


Mike
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