There are several options for obtaining data for eVal:
Enter data manually from 10-K filings. This option is tedious, but we recommend it, because you will understand the 'as reported' data underlying the 'standardized' data. See Chapter 2 of the textbook for more details.
Use eVal workbook with XBRL data. This version of eVal automatically imports standardized XBRL data for most US listed companies that is downloaded on a quarterly cycle from the SEC's 'Structured Data' library. This version also allows data for cases in the book to be imported automatically. You can access this workbook on the Software section of this website.
Case Data in eVal. For the cases in the book that require data, copy and paste the appropriate data block from the 'Case Data' worksheet in the eVal workbook into the designated area at the bottom of eVal's 'Financial Statements' worksheet.