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StrikeIron, Zack’s Team Up for On-Demand Wall Street Info

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Posted: 10/06/2004 06:30 PM

By Rick Smith, LocalTechWire

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – StrikeIron, a developer of web services, and Zack’s Investment Research have formed a partnership to offer pay-per-use investment information.

StrikeIron is making the offer through its Web Services Business Network, which now has more than 900 elements.

Zacks compiles daily electronic data feeds and printed research reports on thousands of companies from hundreds of analyst firms.

“Putting this critical investment information into the hands of investors in real-time empowers investors to realize more value from their data,” said Leonard Zacks, CEO of Zacks Investment Research, in a statement. “In addition, the easy to use tools and services provided by the StrikeIron Web Services Business Network allows more investors to take advantage of Zacks comprehensive data.”

The offering includes:

StrikeIron Zacks Company Profile Premium Web Service, which includes company descriptions and general corporate information; stock pricing, market cap and peer information, EPS, dividend and key financial ratios, plus in-depth contact and key executive information

StrikeIron Zacks Analyst Summary Premium Web Service, which includes number of analysts recommending buy/hold/sell; earning estimates; consensus EPS trends; EPS surprise and historical EPS surprises; plus earnings comparisons to industry

StrikeIron Zacks EPS Consensus Premium Web Service, which includes current consensus on EPS estimates; estimates added, removed, changed, revised; perspectives on 30-day, quarter, 6 month, this year and coming year; long-term growth consensus

“The amount of data and the changes within the investment markets make having on-demand data critical for more timely and informed financial decisions,” said Richard Holcomb, chairman and CEO of StrikeIron, in a statement. “Furthermore, customers can be assured of the Web service’s reliability, performance, and security through the StrikeIron Web Services Business Network.”



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