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Subject:  Re: most accurate financial statistics on stocks Date:  4/19/2012  1:11 PM
Author:  numbrel Number:  3875 of 3916

Oh, I forgot, one reason you are seeing different numbers from the various financial sites, is that they "normalize" the data and each site has their own way of massaging the numbers. Sorry, I can't explain normalization.

Barbara
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