Visit WRDS at the Southern Finance Association (SFA) Conference, November 20-23 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the gold standard business intelligence tool relied on by over 30,000 users in 31 countries will be an Exhibitor and Best Paper Award sponsor at the Southern Finance Association (SFA) Conference, taking place November 20-23 at the Waldorf Astoria El Conquistador Resort, Fajardo, Puerto Rico.

The WRDS Best Paper Award for Empirical Research, The Exodus from Sovereign Risk: Sovereign Ceiling Violations in Credit Default Swap Markets, will be presented to winners from the University of Florida, C. Stace Sirmans, Andy Naranjo, and Jongsub Lee, during the SFA conference on Friday, November 22.

Visit our exhibit table at the SFA to learn more about some of the new datasets recently added to WRDS, including:

FactSet: Considered the market standard, FactSet Ownership provides global institutional, mutual fund, stakeholder, and float-related share ownership information. FactSet Fundamentals is a comprehensive global database, providing users with a firm foundation for financial analysis on more than 67,000 public and private companies.

HFR, the most comprehensive resource available for hedge fund investors, includes fund-level detail on historical performance and assets, as well as firm characteristics on both the broadest and most influential hedge fund managers.

Markit provides high quality CDS pricing data including CDS composite and contributor level data on approximately 3,000 individual entities.

S&P Capital IQ’s Compustat Snapshot provides historically reported preliminary and final data known for annual and quarterly, while retaining original values and all succeeding changes. These data identify and manage changes at the data element level, and tracks all changes on a daily basis, for all of Compustat’s accounting and identifying information.

The WRDS SEC Analytics Suite simplifies research by allowing researchers to quickly and easily develop tailored datasets from all SEC filings, parsing millions of regulatory reports based on your custom criteria. WRDS SEC Analytics Suite is positioned for broad business usage from due diligence and forensic accounting to disclosure research and investment management.

Zacks data can be used to empirically analyze analysts’ forecasts and their revisions, price targets and recommendations—construct popular measures such as consensus forecast, earnings surprises, and analyst track records.


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