Conscious Investor cover every listed company?
Conscious Investor provides access to 10 years of fundamental
data on all companies listed on the Australian Stock
Exchange (ASX) for Australia, the American Stock Exchange
(AMEX) the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and NASDAQ
for the USA and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and
Toronto Venture Exchange in Canada. The USA database
also covers also includes a range of major international
companies; these are the so called ADR companies (American
databases are updated daily and are immediately available
is the software delivered?
software is downloaded over the Internet. The installation
process is automated and therefore fairly simple.
supplies the data for Conscious Investor?
the USA and Canada, Conscious Investor receives its
data from Hemscott PLC (www.hemscottdata.com)
who also supply data to Dow Jones's MarketWatch, SmartMoney
and other major financial organizations. Hemscott has
recently been purchased by Morningstar.
Australia, the data is supplied by Aspect Huntley
who also service NineMSN, ComSec and other major financial
organizations. Aspect Huntley has recently been purchased
there will be slight differences between the data you
see in Conscious Investor and the data supplied by other
organizations. This is due to variations in the protocols
of the data suppliers, particularly as to the treatment
of nonrecurring items and extraordinary gains and losses
in the earnings per share calculations.
is the data downloaded?
data download comes via the Internet and can be done
daily, or as infrequently as you like.
are two types of downloads:
updates (only required when annual reports are released),
PRICE updates (can be done daily or whenever
you use the software).
upon your processor speed and modem speed, the full
data updates take between 2 - 3 minutes for Australian
data, between 3 - 4 minutes for Canadian data, and between
10 - 15 minutes for USA data. (It is not just the time
for the actual download. The software also performs
preliminary indexing and sorting calculations.)
The daily or price updates however only take between
30 seconds - 2 minutes for the Australian Data, between
1 - 2 minutes for the Canadian data and between 3 -
4 minutes (USA Data).
I need to be online to use the software?
you have downloaded the data or price updates, you don't
need to be on the Internet to use the software. We also
provide access to company summary sheets through the
you can print these reports out - so again you only
need to be on the Internet at strategic times.
In summary, you don't need to sit on the Internet while
using the software if you don't want to be.
is the data available?
of day price updates are available every day within
hours of market closure.
quarterly and preliminary final data is available through
the software within 12-36 hours of the release of the
report (i.e. quicker than if you had the report mailed
to you). The interim and quarterly data is included
in the What If Analysis Pages through the Earnings Per
Share, Twelve Month Trailing figure.
Final data (i.e. annual report data) is reflected in
all the charting functionality etc.
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