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Last Updated: May 16, 2019     Views: 767

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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