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February 10, 2016 6:08 PM ET

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Company Overview of S&P Capital IQ, Inc.

Company Overview

S&P Capital IQ, Inc. provides multi-asset class and real time data, research, and analytics to institutional investors, investment and commercial banks, investment advisors and wealth managers, corporations, and universities around the world. It offers information focusing on financials and valuation, qualitative data, global market data, sell-side research and estimates, news and events, fixed income, alpha and risk models, credit risk solutions, credit ratings and research, investment research, reference data services, security valuation and pricing, real-time solutions, and global market intelligence. The company provides a suite of capabilities that enable to generate ideas and targets, ...

55 Water Street

49th Floor

New York, NY 10041

United States

Founded in 1998

Phone:

212-438-8700

Fax:

212-438-8710

Key Executives for S&P Capital IQ, Inc.

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

S&P Capital IQ, Inc. Key Developments

S&P Capital IQ and SNL Releases New Research Note

S&P Capital IQ and SNL released a new research note which charts the impact of corporate earnings guidance on a company's stock price. The report, What Does Earnings Guidance Tell Us? analyzes the stock market performance of Russell 3,000 companies following the issuance of positive and negative corporate earnings guidance between 2003 and 2015 using the S&P Capital IQ Estimates database. It finds that negative guidance by company management, which is common and foreshadows quarterly earnings performance below analysts' consensus estimates, is correlated with negative short-term stock performance, but has no material impact on longer-term performance. Conversely, positive guidance, in which company management signals they will beat consensus earnings estimates, is associated with significant stock price gains over short- and longer-term time horizons. Following were the report's key findings: Positive Earnings Guidance Drives Stock Gains: When management issues optimistic guidance (guidance that is higher than consensus estimates), the 3-day excess return surrounding the announcement date was 3.07% over the study period. Over longer time horizons, companies yielded excess return of 1.3% and 2.5% during the one- and three-month periods following a disclosure of optimistic earnings guidance. Negative Earnings Guidance Drives Short-Term Declines: When companies issue conservative guidance (guidance that is lower than consensus estimates), the 3-day excess return was -4.17%. Over longer time horizons, the results were not statistically significant over the study period. Building a 'Good News' Portfolio: A portfolio formed by purchasing companies with positive guidance news over the last month outperformed the market by 0.69% per month after controlling for market, size, value and momentum risk premia. Negative Guidance Far More Common than Positive Guidance: The conventional wisdom on earnings guidance is that corporations use it as a means to temper market expectations ahead of earnings season, so they can beat consensus estimates. Indeed nearly 70% of quarterly earnings guidance fell below consensus estimates during the study period.

S&P Capital IQ, Inc. Presents at Platts 3rd annual Middle East Crude Oil Summit 2015, Dec-09-2015 05:35 PM

S&P Capital IQ, Inc. Presents at Platts 3rd annual Middle East Crude Oil Summit 2015, Dec-09-2015 05:35 PM. Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Speakers: Marcel Heinrichs, Market Development Director.

S&P Capital IQ, Inc. Presents at 9th Annual Platts Global Energy Outlook Forum, Dec-09-2015 09:30 AM

S&P Capital IQ, Inc. Presents at 9th Annual Platts Global Energy Outlook Forum, Dec-09-2015 09:30 AM. Venue: Cipriani, 25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004, United States. Speakers: Stewart Glickman, Director.

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