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RBJ 75: What’s behind the numbers

To determine the companies that belong among the RBJ 75 and to measure their performance in the most recent fiscal year, the Rochester Business Journal conducts a thorough analysis of available data. The methodology is designed to make fair, meaningful comparisons among businesses operating in a wide range of industries.

Following are the definitions of key terms used throughout this special section:

  •  Annualized total return—Total return, compounded monthly with dividends reinvested, stated on an annual basis.
  •  Earnings (loss) per share—End of fiscal year, as stated in the annual report.
  •  NA—Not available or not applicable.
  •  NM—Not meaningful.
  •  NR—Not ranked.
  •  Net income—As stated in the annual report.
  •  Sales—Net sales as stated in the annual report. For financial institutions, total interest income plus other operating income.

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