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Re: Schema.org proposal: Financial information

From: Vicki Tardif Holland <vtardif@google.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:03:54 -0400
Message-ID: <CAOr1obEbzjQgkJmi+Lhm8ZmErkomkeBxVZFu18vBc4G3BNZWJw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Cc: PublicVocabs <public-vocabs@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 2:31 PM, Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com> wrote:

> 1. Is marketCapitalization calculated differently in other countries ?
> Or is it always:
> Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares
> outstanding by the current market price of one share.
> Clarity on the definition of marketCapitalization needs to be addressed at
> the international level.
The latter, so it is less about varying by country and more about varying
by market, which goes to your next point.

I would be happy to add an intermediary type to capture market and ticker
symbol on that market.

> 2. The other question is... WHICH "current market" ?  Sometimes there are
> many competing ones in a country.
> 3. The only other thing I could suggest and contribute to this discussion
> is that of making sure that the final definitions to include the actual
> calculation method that we  presume the property's value holds.

I'll update the definition based on the above.

- Vicki

Vicki Tardif Holland | Ontologist | vtardif@google.com
Received on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 19:04:22 UTC

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