OTC Markets Group Introduces OTC Compliance Analytics Product11.30.2016 By John D'Antona Editor, Traders Magazine
OTC Markets – NEW YORK – OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today introduced an enhanced compliance analytics product designed to provide broker-dealers and investment managers an efficient, automated tool for analyzing OTCQX®, OTCQB®, Pink® and Grey Market securities based on key compliance data points.
The new OTC Compliance Analytics Product is a premium offering comprised of two files – an Enhanced Compliance Data File and an Issuer Analytics File – that provide important current and historical compliance data points for OTCQX, OTCQB, Pink and Grey Market securities, as well as an overall ranking based on 16 factors, including Penny Stock status, Caveat Emptor status, name changes, price/volume changes and changes to shares outstanding.
Delivered twice daily in pipe-delimited format, the product is designed to help financial institutions more efficiently analyze and quantify risk in trading OTCQX, OTCQB, Pink and Grey Market securities, as well as expand the breadth of securities that broker-dealers can recommend to investors.
The numerous compliance data points included in the file include:
- OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink market designations
- Current and Former Caveat Emptor status (new)
- Current and Former Shell status (new)
- Reporting status (SEC Filer, Bank Reporting, Alternative Reporting Standard)
- Bankruptcy status and recent split data
- Delinquency status (new)
- 30-Day Moving Average Price (new)
- Security name change history (new)
OTC Markets Group provides mission-critical quote and trade data, as well as company and security information on OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities to the trading, investment, legal and regulatory communities. The Company’s data products include real-time data, end-of-day data, historical quote data, company financial data, security master data, corporate reference data and compliance data. OTC Markets Group also provides data through leading market data redistributors. For more about OTC Markets Group’s market data products, including connectivity information, visit http://www.otcmarkets.com/services/market-data/realtime-data/overview.
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