Q: Have you backtested, or have any independent research?
A: Upon request, Amenity Analytics can provide several research papers on data. Please reach out to us via our integrated website chat.

Q: What does "SA" stand for?
A: Sentiment Analysis Score
 
Q: How is the Sentiment Score calculated?
A: (P - N)/(P +N+1) P and N are the sum of all genetic sentiments and all event sentiments.
 
Q: What do positive and negative numbers mean?
A: Each number represents the count of positive vs. negative results relative only to the score that Amenity Analytics provides for each company. For article sentiment scores, the positive/negative numbers represent the count of positive/negative results as the scores are +1/-1 (there are no weights).
 
Q: Why do I see issues with the data before 2007?
A: Our transcript provider, Factset, began operation in 2007. Transcripts that were created before 2007 will have a creation date of 2007. The full Factset database of transcripts goes back to 2003.
 
Q: Can I use a transcript source other than Factset?
A: Amenity Analytics can supply data from S&P Global Transcripts in addition to Factset. Upon request, we can process other vendors transcript text.
 
Q: What is Aggregate Scoring, and how is it different from a Sentiment Analysis Score?
A: Aggregate Sentiment includes a decay factor which does not apply to insights from earnings call transcripts due to the infrequency of data.
 
Q: Why do event counts not add up to total Sentiment Analysis positive or negative numbers?
A: The total Sentiment Score is an events count, plus the general sentiment.
 
Q: Why are there multiple transcripts for the same quarter?
A: Our transcript providers will release two versions of the same script. The first version is a raw transcript, and the second is a corrected version that includes improvements to the accuracy on the transcript. There are occasional times when the provider will release an updated version of the transcript as well.
 
Q: Do you cover international companies?
A: Amenity Analytics will deliver acquired data on all transcripts that have been provided by our transcript supplier.
 
Q: Have you backtested, or have any independent research?
A: Upon request, Amenity Analytics can provide several research papers on data. Please reach out to us via our integrated website chat.

Q: Do you offer transcribed data from other languages?
A: At this time we only offer English. It's because most SEC Filings are only available in English.
 
Q: Why are there times when I have to wait for the following business day to receive transcripts?
A: On average, it takes two-five hours to transcribe a call, and occasionally they will not get transcribed until the next business day. The time frame generally depends on market cap security.
 
Q: Why am I missing transcripts?
A: The Amenity Analytics menu of transcripts is directly related to transcripts we get from our providers: Factset or S&P. While transcription services cover 99% of companies, some may be missing by the providers. In case of a missing transcript - please let us know, and we will work with our providers to get it.
 
Q: Why are there multiple transcripts for the same quarter?
A: Our transcript providers will release two versions of the same script. The first version is a raw transcript, and the second is a corrected version that includes improvements to the accuracy on the transcript. There are occasional times when the provider will release an updated version of the transcript as well.
 
Q: How long does it take for transcripts to get to my Amenity Analytics feed?
A: Amenity is continually pulling and receiving transcripts from our providers every three hours. Once the provider has released a transcript, it will be available as soon as it is drawn into our database. Usually, it should not take longer than three hours.

Q: Do you offer transcribed data from other languages?
A: At this time we only offer English. It's because most SEC Filings are only available in English.
 
Q: Why are there times when I have to wait for the following business day to receive transcripts?
A: On average, it takes two-five hours to transcribe a call, and occasionally they will not get transcribed until the next business day. The time frame generally depends on market cap security.
 
Q: Why am I missing transcripts?
A: The Amenity Analytics menu of transcripts is directly related to transcripts we get from our providers: Factset or S&P. While transcription services cover 99% of companies, some may be missing by the providers. In case of a missing transcript - please let us know, and we will work with our providers to get it.
 
Q: Why are there multiple transcripts for the same quarter?
A: Our transcript providers will release two versions of the same script. The first version is a raw transcript, and the second is a corrected version that includes improvements to the accuracy on the transcript. There are occasional times when the provider will release an updated version of the transcript as well.
 
Q: How long does it take for transcripts to get to my Amenity Analytics feed?
A: Amenity is continually pulling and receiving transcripts from our providers every three hours. Once the provider has released a transcript, it will be available as soon as it is drawn into our database. Usually, it should not take longer than three hours.

Q: What symbology is used for my file?
A: Amenity Analytics uses cusip, cik, isin, cedol, and tickers.
 
Q: What other document types can I test signals?
A: Amenity Analytics gives you the ability to find scores and insights from any text. The most common sources are SEC filings, broker research, news, or internal documents. If you have further questions about this, please reach out to us via our integrated website chat.

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