Inventor: Willaim R. Crowder (Malibu, CA)
According to the inventor, investors need an “effective representation of a comprehensive data package (the major elements of the balance sheet and income statements), which are arrayed in intuitive graphic formats in such a way as to enable the user to superimpose and compare the progression of combinations of fundamental data (i.e. net income, revenue, debt and debt coverage levels, earnings per share, cash flow, profit margins, total equity, and various forms of capitalization and operating ratios, etc), and also be able to superimpose and easily compared these factors with stock price movement and stock performance analytics within the same graph, over the same time period.”
In an embodiment, the inventor’s invention includes “a computer implemented system and method for providing intuitive graphs depicting stock market performance over a computer network, the system comprising: at least one database maintaining separately stored fundamental data for each publicly traded company, a server computer communicatively coupled to the database and accessible via client computers to a plurality of users, a user's graphical interface from which the user enters a request to and receives a response from the server computer, and a processor for processing the user's request and delivering the response to the user. The fundamental data for each publicly traded company is calculated, stored and expressed in daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual incremental periods as required by the user. The response includes graphs depicting interrelated progression of stock movement and primary and secondary corporate operating fundamentals and performance statistics.” Claim 1 of the application states as follows:
1. A computer implemented method for providing intuitive graphical illustrations on interrelated progression of stock movement and ongoing change of corporate financial results over a computer network, the method comprising the steps of: providing at least one database maintaining separately stored fundamental data for each publicly traded company; providing a server computer communicatively coupled to the database and accessible via client computers to a plurality of users; providing a graphical user interface from which the user enters a request to the server computer; processing the request; delivering to the user a plurality of graphical illustrations in response to the request; wherein the fundamental data being available to be juxtaposed and graphed via discreet progressions of dot points or by continuous lines via custom algorithms for creating synchronized streams of data, is calculated, stored and expressed in daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual incremental periods as required for operations in accordance with the user's selection.