Thomson adds Worldscope quarterly fundamentals data to One Banker


Thomson Financial, an operating unit of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information and technology solutions to the worldwide financial community, today announced Thomson Worldscope quarterly data is now available in Thomson ONE Banker, its industry-leading desktop Investment Banking solution.

Thomson Worldscope is the premier, international, standardized, fundamental financial database. It includes detailed historical financial statement data, per share data, calculated ratios, pricing, and textual data. Thomson Worldscope data is collected from corporate documents such as annual reports and press releases, exchange and regulatory agency filings, and newswires.

In response to customer requests for a company fundamental database that includes comprehensive quarterly data, the Thomson Worldscope database now offers a greatly expanded collection of interim balance sheet, income statement and other data items, with up to 170 interim data points available for a company. Worldscope interim data items now available include:
  • Up to 170 interim data items for each U.S. company
  • Up to 95 interim data items for each non-U.S. company
  • An additional 44 interim financial ratios for each company
  • Interim data history dating back to 1998 for U.S. financials and back to 2001 for non-U.S. financials

These data items can be screened against and imported directly into spreadsheets for analysis.

"Thomson Worldscope has a rich tradition as the leading global company accounts database in Europe and Asia - bar none," said Debra Walton, global managing director, Investment Banking and Research. "To fulfill our goal of providing customers with the most comprehensive offering available in all markets, we've made several enhancements since launching Thomson ONE Banker early in 2003. The expanded fundamentals data and the integration of Worldscope is indicative of this progress and as a result, Thomson ONE Banker now offers one of the most powerful solutions available to investment banking professionals."

One year after being launched in the US and Europe, Thomson ONE Banker has become the industry standard for the global investment banking community. Thomson ONE Banker is a market leading desktop solution that delivers the critical information and analysis tools investment banking professionals need — via one complete and intuitive interface. For information professionals or investment bankers, Thomson ONE Banker provides access to relevant real-time global market data, news, and authoritative content from industry-leading sources. Thomson ONE Banker streamlines the investment banking workflow and enables professionals and bankers to make well informed decisions with confidence.

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