LexisNexis and Weiss Ratings Launch Content Relationship

Apr 15, 2005

LexisNexis and Weiss Ratings, Inc. have announced that Weiss Ratings' independent investment ratings and analyses will be delivered through the LexisNexis services. LexisNexis customers will have access to Weiss Ratings' independent research and analyses on more than 6,000 stocks, including almost every stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ. The Weiss reports provide analyses of the Weiss stock ratings, which are based on five primary components: performance, growth, volatility, valuation, and financial stability. Weiss' approach factors in several measures of risk, in an effort to provide a dynamic assessment of a stock's historical risk-adjusted performance and value relative to its earning prospects.

Weiss Ratings, Inc. is an independent provider of ratings and analyses of financial institutions, mutual funds, and stocks. Weiss issues investment ratings on stocks and mutual funds, covering both equity and fixed-income funds, while providing financial safety ratings on banks and insurance companies. Weiss Ratings receives no direct or indirect compensation from the companies it rates for issuing its ratings. Revenues are derived strictly from sales of its products and custom research solutions to consumers, institutions, businesses, libraries, and governmental agencies.
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