If you have been using the Equities Lab system in recent weeks, you may have seen a new error that hadn’t appeared before.
Stock Server Error:Server Error:Cannot compare split ajusted quantities to constants: greater(Close, 444)
Don’t worry! This error message doesn’t mean that the system is down; it simply tells you that there is a split adjusted value in a place it shouldn’t be.
Have you ever input the following line into a screener?
If you have, you’ll need to change that to the following –
What’s the difference?
You can actually use close in most situations, you just can’t compare it alone to a single value. Screens like the ones below are totally acceptable.
As you can see, this new update really doesn’t change much. It was rolled out to make our data more reliable overall, and to help the system perform better for our end users – you.
Close isn’t the only operator that has been affected by this update.