Michael Aquilina

NAME

Business::CUSIP::Random - Generate random CUSIP numbers for testing

SYNOPSIS

use Business::CUSIP::Random;

my $cusip;

$cusip = Business::CUSIP::Random->generate; # returns a Business::CUSIP object

# or...

$cusip = Business::CUSIP::Random->generate_string; # returns a string

DESCRIPTION

Generates a random CUSIP (Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures) number for use in testing.

METHODS

generate

generate_string

Returns a randomly-generated, valid CUSIP number.

generate() returns a Business::CUSIP object, while generate_string() returns a string.

Takes the following optional parameter as a hash:

  • fixed_income

    If true, the CUSIP generated will follow the format defined for fixed-income securities.

rand_issuer_number

Returns a random CUSIP issuer number

Takes the following optional parameter as a hash:

  • fixed_income

    If true, the issuer number generated will follow the format defined for fixed-income securities.

rand_issue_number

Generates a random CUSIP issue number.

Takes the following optional parameter as a hash:

  • fixed_income

    If true, the issue number generated will follow the format defined for fixed-income securities.

DEPENDENCIES

Business::CUSIP

AUTHORS

Michael Aquilina <aquilina@cpan.org>

Grant Street Group <developers@grantstreet.com>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2011 Michael Aquilina.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.