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I just recently ran about 25 companies through the Rule Maker spreadsheet. I used the 10-Qs or -Ks
available from to get my information (except for Nokia, for which I had to go to their website).
I am not a CPA, so financial reports are a new thing to me. I had no trouble in extracting info. from these
reports, except in the case of American Express. Their 10-Q for 9/30/99 didn't break down the income or balance numbers like I was used to, so I had a hard
time deciding which numbers to pick up.
Has anybody else had trouble with this?
Following are the numbers I picked up. Please let me know if these are right or not.
Thanks very much for your help.
INCOME                BALANCE          CASH FLOW
Sales 15,580          Cash 5,102       Operating 6,159
Prior 14,069          CA  29,050       P&E         517
COGS   2,668          CL  79,293
NI     1,869          STD 24,683
                      LTD  6,220
SG   10.7%
GM   82.9%
NM   12.0%
CD    0.2
FF    0.44
CKM  36.2%
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