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FactSet Releases Events and Transcripts Data Feed to Facilitate Natural Language Processing

June 22, 2017

NORWALK, Conn., June 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications and industry-leading services, today announced the introduction of an XML Transcript Feed. The data feed for events and transcripts provides instant access to more than 15 years of FactSet CallStreet’s high-quality events and transcripts data, spanning eight different event types in a well-defined XML format.

This new XML feed enables investment professionals to conduct natural language processing to determine sentiment and potentially identify previously unseen trends or opportunities to generate alpha. By bringing structure to unstructured content, users have the ability to quickly perform historical analysis on firms, individuals, analysts, or brokers. The data feed leverages FactSet symbology to organize and connect disparate sources of information by mapping various identifiers and data points to a single master entity.

“Our goal is to help our clients access all of the data they need, in context, and delivered when and as needed,” said Rich Newman, SVP, Content and Technology Solutions, FactSet. “The flexibility of the data feed helps investors use their own tools to analyze this rich content source so they can see and seize opportunity sooner.” 

See an example of how the XML transcript feed and natural language processing can help interpret earnings calls: https://insight.factset.com/interpreting-earnings-calls-with-natural-language-processing  

For a complete listing of FactSet Data Feeds visit https://www.factset.com/data/datafeeds and get more information about the scope and coverage of FactSet’s Events and Transcripts content set at https://www.factset.com/data/company_data/events_transcripts

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About FactSet

FactSet (NYSE:FDS | NASDAQ:FDS) delivers superior analytics, service, content, and technology to help more than 85,000 users see and seize opportunity sooner. We are committed to giving investment professionals the edge to outperform, with fresh perspectives, informed insights, and the industry-leading support of our dedicated specialists. We're proud to have been recognized with multiple awards for our analytical and data-driven solutions and repeatedly ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom and France.