virtually impossible. Auditors have to put their
blessing on report. Expenses have to be accrued.
Inventories verified and LIFO computed. Bonuses need to be
computed. Way too many things to do without one business
day to do them.
In fact, 3rd week in Jan. is
Glad we got that resolved. I know you admit your
mistakes "quite regularly" ;-) as I've been here awhile
but don't post regularly. Been a holder of EMC for
along time and will maintain my shares for years to
come. I learned long ago NEVER to sell this great
Those dates cam from EMC not from my memory. But,
what I remember about the split was that it WAS NOT
announced in conjuction with an earnings report because we
needed to vote on it. Some cuts and pastes:
02/25 - EMC Corporation Announces Two-For-One
04/20 - EMC Reports
Revenue Up 36%, Net Income Up 51% in First Quarter
07/21 - EMC Reports All-Time Record Revenue and
Net Income for Second Quarter
10/20 - EMC Reports All-Time Record Quarterly Revenue
and Net Income
Below is the URL for EMC's
news releases for 1999. GO LOOK AT IT, becasue you
don't trust what I've been
LI SHARK at 5:09PM. I was so taken by the
impossible, that I didn't give it much thought.
usually reports in the 2nd month of a quarter. I was
suprised by the Jan 26th date I got several weeks ago.
When I saw Jan. 3rd I almost hit the
This year's January effect is supposed to be bigger
than normal, because money is also being withheld due
to Y2K fears.
We could have between $15-$20
billion coming into the stock market in
You said "EMC usually reports in the 2nd month of
a quarter." Not sure what that means?
normally reports earnings for the previous quarter about 3
weeks after it ends. Further, their fiscal quarters
(Unlike the US Govt whose Q1 begins on 1 Oct and ends 31
For the past year EMC reported on the following
Q1 FY99: reported April 20, 1999
reported July 21, 1999
Q3 FY99: reported October 20,