Using Corporate Events To Forecast Financial Outcomes

In today’s reporting session, it is essential to be able to track corporate events such as M&A, new deals, partnerships, ESG, regulatory decisions, management and stakeholder changes, expansions to new markets or product categories, new products, price changes, new agreements, FDA decisions, financial reports related events, macroeconomics, and much more. These events have prediction power on companies’ financial reports, specifically, the direction of the outcomes.

TThese events are helpful factors to forecast what will be the revenue and earnings direction as these events have an impact on the ongoing top and bottom line of each company. For example, today Lockheed Martin (LMT) presents a strong outcome. The company had a total of 17 events during the past quarter, including many new orders, partnerships, and buybacks. These events contribute to the company’s current financial results which had been seen in the company’s event-driven score before the financial report release.

(The event-driven score is scaled between 0-1, where below 0.5 points to a bearish event-driven score based on events during the filtered period, and above 0.5 points to bullish event-driven score) click here for a trial of our system.

Another example is Biogen (BIIB), as the company’s EPS increase by 0.62c in today’s release. The company had a total of 6 events during the past quarter including multi approvals for new products, as well as guidance updates and two trials failed to meet the endpoints. Overall, the company’s event-driven score was 0.61 for a 90-day period, which indicates a bullish position

(The event-driven score is scaled between 0-1, where below 0.5 points to a bearish event-driven score based on events during the filtered period, and above 0.5 points to bullish event-driven score) click here for a trial of our system.

These are just 2 examples of many, as corporate events, like we describe above, have a tremendous impact on the companies’ ongoing operation, therefore, we can see the implication directly on the companies’ financial reports.

Tracking company’s or other asset’s events can add an edge to new investment decisions, such as finding new opportunities, monitoring portfolios, and mitigating risks; and this acts as a complimentary analysis alongside the fundamental or quant analysis.


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By | 2019-08-11T14:43:01-04:00 October 23rd, 2018|case studies, Uncategorized, Use case|Comments Off on Using Corporate Events To Forecast Financial Outcomes