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Significant Developments

An overview of Significant Developments 

  • Significant Developments provide real-time summaries and categorizations of crucial, market-moving company events – a news analysis and filtering service to help simplify your workflow.
  • Use Significant Developments (SigDev) information to perform in-depth research on specific topics like mergers, earnings, officer changes, and products.
  • We have compiled over 2.5 million developments since the year 2000 and are growing at a rate of 5,000 per week. All events are tagged with the topic, significance, and date/time of announcement.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
    Global
  • History
    From 2000 for United States
    From 2002 for United Kingdom
    From 2002 for Canada
    From 2005 for rest of the World.
  • Data format
    CSV
    HTML
    JSON
    PDF
    Python
    SQL
    Text
    User Interface
    XML
    Zip Archive
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Cloud
    Deployed/Onsite Servers
    Desktop
    Digital Files
    Excel
    FTP
    SFTP
    Website
  • Data frequency
    Continuous

Features & Benefits

What you get with Significant Developments 

  • Create and monitor customized alerts for the companies and events.
  • Currently cover over 53,000 active companies, including the constituents of all major indices and frontier/emerging markets of Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
  • Integrate qualitative events information into quantitative models and also help identify correlations between news events, fundamental data and price movements.
  • See historical trends for clues on future performance, or to inform investment decision making and decisions on portfolio holdings.
  • Create custom reports for a portfolio of companies, regions, industries and news topics, while intelligent tagging of developments and deep histories make Significant Developments a powerful addition to quantitative models.
  • Market & Industry Views: Users can view events from a geographic or industry perspective. This allows a top-down analyst to take action based on an economists’ forecast by conducting specific market/industry research that includes both current and historical views of significant corporate events.
  • Compare Guidance with Estimates: With over 3,000 new pre-announcements added every earnings season, clients can compare company guidance against the ‘market view’ contained in our world-class Estimates database. Guidance history from 2002 allows accurate back-testing and historical analysis.
  • Time Management: Investors can instantly catch up on recent news affecting their portfolios in the same amount of time required to read one press release.

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