there is actually a problem with the SEC data for Lowes (it has been identified already but has not been fixed yet), that's why it hasn't been updated. I'll see if I can get it fixed in the next couple of days, it's been on my list for a while.
I fixed all the companies from your first post, thanks.
I have a metric similar to yours to check dubious companies, but didn't have time in the last weeks to manually check all the companies in that list (there are a few remaining). I'…
In theory I'd say yes, but I can only give you a certain answer if you tell me which date field you are referring to (from the bulk download? the web API?).
Publishing dates should be available in the bulk download and also the web API.
Some companies don't report it at all explicitly (see original filing for Apple attached). You could probably extract it from the notes (if they have interest expense, some companies don't have debt of course), and we might do that at some point, bu…