Amenity Insights

Amenity Insights is the research and intelligence arm of Amenity Analytics. Powered by Amenity’s proprietary AI/NLP technology, Amenity Insights analyzes diverse pools of text data to uncover trends and information that highlights and lends context to the most compelling issues businesses face today.

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March 20, 2019

FedEx Earnings: Secular and Cyclical Issues at Play, Plus Something to Watch

As expected FedEx's FYQ3 earnings disappointed with the root cause being international and supply chain challenges. We used our text analytics platform to explore the issues as well as uncovered a new development around China that bears watching.
February 12, 2019

The Downside of Tax Code Changes: Who Could be Vulnerable to Smaller Refund Checks?

We measure what refund impacts the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act might have on consumer spending by using our NLP platform to review earnings from the last tax refund delay of 2017. A query of earnings sentiment featuring the phrase "tax refund delay" reveals which companies might also be impacted in 1Q 2019.
February 6, 2019

Emerson Earnings Analysis: A Sign of China Improvement Overall?

Emerson's FY1Q revenue missed consensus estimates, but our NLP analysis uncovered a clear uptick on China, and a positive skew in forward-looking commentary which mirros similar sentiment in the Industrials sector. The data suggests China could be improving overall.
February 1, 2019

Amenity Forecast Index: Marginal Improvement From the Lows

Our weekly Forecast Index update reveals forward-looking commentary improving from 12-month lows, China reaches status quo, and Industrials continue to provide positives.
January 28, 2019

NVIDIA Earnings Alert: Text Analytics Shows Ongoing China Weakness, Plus Data Center Concern

We analyze NVIDIA's negative pre-earnings press release and explore the commentary. First we find the expected China impact, but also we uncover something we did not know which was data center warnings which echoes an earlier warning from Intel.
January 24, 2019

Amenity Forecast Index: Sentiment at 12-month Low but Pockets of Strength Remain

Our weekly Forecast Index update reveals forward-looking commentary reaching 12-month lows, but a glimmer of hope remains in certain Industrial and Healthcare markets.
January 23, 2019

MedTech Earnings Alert: Waters' China Strength Mirrors JPM Conference Data

MedTech plays the role of outlier regarding China and Trade as Waters Corp's earnings call was bullish on both. Our earlier analysis on JP Morgan's Healthcare Conference identified MedTech as an industry that was bullish on China.
January 17, 2019

This Earnings Season Leave the Rearview Mirror Behind With the Amenity Forecast Index

We introduce our U.S. corporate sentiment tracker that focuses on forward-looking commentary from quarterly earnings calls. What sets index apart from others is our text analytics allows us to capture all significant financial sentiment. We explore three key takeaways from the data.
January 8, 2019

JP Morgan Healthcare Conference - Day 1 Analysis: China and Merck

JP Morgan is holding its Healthcare conference this week. We didn't attend, but we leveraged the Amenity Viewer platform to apply our text analytics on the company presentation transcripts and extract insights. See for yourself how using Viewer means never missing an important call or conference.
January 3, 2019

Apple's Investor Letter Analysis: Answering 4 Key Questions for Apple, Tech and Other China Risk

We apply our text analytics model to analyze Apple's January 2nd investor letter to help address four specific questions that go beyond the headlines that everyone already knows. How bad was it? Does our "Deception" Analysis reveal anything? Where else to look for China fallout? How does Apple's release compare to comments in the smartphone ecosystem? Find out in our article.
December 11, 2018

Sector Analysis: Who Has the Most to Lose in a U.S. vs China Trade Dispute?

With a U.S. – China trade war looming, we use Viewer and its Query Insights feature to explore what companies or sectors are at risk based on their earnings sentiment around positive expectations and trade war risk.