Period Prefix/Code

From which reporting period does XBRLAnalyst functions return values? At default, XBRLAnalyst functions return values of any financial metrics/TID from the most recent report in the database. To return values from other period, you need to specify the period under the fourth parameter. There are different ways on how to do this, but below are XBRLAnalyst general period prefix codes that one could use:

  1. :ORIGINAL - First report filed

  2. CAL: - Calendar year

  3. FY: - Fiscal year

  4. DATE: - Specific Date

  5. “LTM” - Last twelve months

For other samples and tutorial on how to apply different period codes using XBRLFact function, please click here.

 

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