• Abbreviated FY. A corporation's accounting year that may differ from the calendar year. Fiscal year is defined in various ways, according to the source of the data.
Value Line: If FY ends prior to May 15/09, the label will be FY 2008. May 15/09 or later will be FY 2009.
Standard & Poor's: Regardless of date, FY is the calendar year in which FY ends.