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I always get None for file_date or period_ending_date of earnings report

code looks like:
fundamental_df = get_fundamentals(
query(
fundamentals.earnings_report.accession_number_earnings_reports,
fundamentals.earnings_report.file_date_earnings_reports,
fundamentals.earnings_report.basic_eps,
fundamentals.earnings_report.form_type_earnings_reports,
fundamentals.earnings_report.normalized_basic_eps,
fundamentals.earnings_report.period_ending_date_earnings_reports,
).limit(4),
startDate, "1y"
)
never get some value other than "None" for file_date or period_ending_date

how can I get valid date there?


1 response

This is strange.

The earnings_report namespace doesn't work (as it is documented) for file date and accession number and period ending but the fields are populated in the financial_statement_filing namespace. Either this is a software bug or a documentation bug.

fundamentals = init_fundamentals()  
fundamental_df = get_fundamentals(  
query(  
fundamentals.financial_statement_filing.accession_number,  
fundamentals.financial_statement_filing.file_date,  
fundamentals.earnings_report.basic_eps,  
fundamentals.earnings_report.form_type_earnings_reports,  
fundamentals.earnings_report.normalized_basic_eps,  
fundamentals.financial_statement_filing.period_ending_date,  
)
.limit(20),
"2015-08-24", "1y"
)
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