The following 13 COMPUSTAT files are on grinder:


Seven sample SAS jobs (using PROC DATASOURCE) are in the directories:

/compustat/sample/annual and

Information on running PROC DATASOURCE is in the file:


For reading the six files not read by PROC DATASOURCE, column position information is needed and is available in the Compustat Technical Guide and Bank Guide on reserve in the Library. Each of those six files share their directory with a ‘readme’ file containing RECFM, BLKSIZE, and LRECL information.

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