EDGAR Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: EDGR) introduced its latest version of I-Metrixâ¢ today during the XBRL International Conference in Philadelphia. I-Metrix 2.0 is the first platform in the world to combine an XBRL database of over 11,000 companies with new powerful analytical capabilities designed to leverage the unique benefits that XBRL technology can provide.
I-Metrix 2.0 enhances the transparency and usability of critical company information to deliver an analysis-ready application designed for the financial and corporate analyst. I-Metrix 2.0 is open to beta testers and will be available to EDGAR Online customers during the first quarter of 2007. Additionally, Iâ¢Metrix is fully compatible with the newly released Microsoft Office 2007 and Windows Vista.
New enhancements in the I-Metrix 2.0 release include:
Powerful Screening â New screening tools will enable users to perform advanced filtering against EDGAR Onlineâs XBRL database to identify companies and opportunities within varied financial parameters; highlight anomalies; identify peers; and better detect industry trends.
Robust Valuation Models - New, high-end valuation models can be used to facilitate in-depth analyses immediately, including Discounted Cash Flow, Dividend Discount, Free Cash Flow and Peer Analysis.
Chinese Company Data - Data from both the Shenzhen and Shanghai Stock Exchanges will now be integrated into the I-Metrix product suite for easy access and delivery into Microsoft ExcelÃ. This dataset represents the most robust offering of Chinese company XBRL data available today.
Footnotes - Selected XBRL tagged footnotes will provide further insight into a company and its performance. By tagging key footnotes in XBRL, I-Metrix will give users access to relevant information that is often buried in the text of SEC documents.
âEDGAR Onlineâs I-Metrix platform continuously processes financials as they are filed to ensure the most up-to-date data possible. This depth of information, combined with the new tools of 2.0, position I-Metrix as the market leader in comprehensive analytical, filtering and modeling tools using XBRL. We believe they are unrivaled in their ability to facilitate the analysis of opportunities in the U.S. and abroad,â said Susan Strausberg, CEO and President of EDGAR Online, Inc. âThe integration of Chinese data alongside US financials signals the availability of a true global perspective through Iâ¢Metrix.â