GetExtraData
- get extra data from external data source

Miscellaneous functions
(AFL 1.9)


SYNTAX GetExtraData(''fieldname'')
RETURNS NUMBER or ARRAY or STRING
FUNCTION Retrieves data-source specific data.
Currently only Quotes Plus and TC2000 plug-isn support this function.
The list of fields available via QP2 plug-in:
  • "AnnDividend"
  • "Shares"
  • "SharesFloat"
  • "IssueType" (string)
  • "SharesOut"
  • "SharesShort"
  • "TTMsales"
  • "Beta"
  • "TTMEps"
  • "HiPERange"
  • "LoPERange"
  • "PEG"
  • "InstHolds"
  • "LTDebtToEq"
  • "CashFlowPerShare"
  • "ROE"
  • "TTMSales"
  • "Yr1EPSGrowth"
  • "Yr5EPSGrowth"
  • "Yr1ProjEPSGrowth"
  • "Yr2ProjEPSGrowth"
  • "Yr3to5ProjEPSGrowth"
  • "BookValuePerShare"
  • "Briefing" (string)
  • "QRS" (array)
  • "HasOptions"
  • "EPSRank" (array) - requires QP plugin 1.4.3
  • "Sales" (array) - requires QP plugin 1.5.0
  • "EPS" (array) - requires QP plugin 1.5.0
  • "LastMainDate" - (number) date of last update of given symbol in YYYYMMDD format - requires QP plugin 1.5.1
  • "Exchange" - (string) - exchange code - requires QP plugin 1.5.1
  • "ExchangeSub" - (string) exchange sub-code - requires QP plugin 1.5.1
  • "Flags" - (string) - requires QP plugin 1.5.1
  • "MarginFlag" - (string)- requires QP plugin 1.5.1
  • "CUSIP" - (string) - requires QP plugin 1.5.1
  • "SIC" - (string) - requires QP plugin 1.5.1
  • "IssueStatus" - (string) - with default settings all symbols should have issue status = 0 other possible values: 0 = actively trading; 1, P = trading on a when issued basis, 5, 6, 7, A, B, C, D, E, M = not trading 4, N = new symbol, G, K, X, R, Z = changes to symbol, cusip, name, etc. - requires QP plugin 1.5.1
The list of fields available via TC2000 plug-in:
  • "BOP" - balance of power indicator
  • "MoneyStream" - money stream indicator
EXAMPLE GetExtraData("briefing"); /* gives briefing text (STRING) */
graph0 = GetExtraData("QRS"); /*gives Quotes Plus relative strength (ARRAY) */
SEE ALSO

References:

The GetExtraData function is used in the following formulas in AFL on-line library:

More information:

Updated on-line reference