This excerpt taken from the XIDE 10-Q filed Feb 14, 2005.
(7) COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)
Total comprehensive income (loss) and its components are as follows:
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NOTES TO CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS(Continued)
The Company has entered into certain forward contracts to hedge the purchase price on a portion of the Companys externally purchased lead. Such contracts extend through the first quarter of fiscal 2006. These contracts are accounted for as cash flow hedges, in accordance with SFAS No. 133, Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities, as amended and interpreted.