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Compustat has upgraded to XpressFeed (2008). For details of the mapping between old data variables and the new XpressFeed data variables, try:

Company variable translation (excel file) from

Home - COMPUSTAT - Manuals and Overviews - North America - Variable Translations [direct link WRDS Compustat manuals and overviews, requires WRDS access]

Example changes:

CNUM,CIC now combined into CUSIP
CONAME now CONM
DNUM now SIC
SMBL now TIC

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