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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 www.fool.com 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.
--Aaron
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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