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AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO ALPHA GENERATION

Helios helps investors generate novel sources of alpha to outpace the market.

Research shows that the tone of voice accounts for 38% of human communication. The voice leaks information not picked up by traditional text-based analysis. Our Comprehend product uses advanced voice-processing and Al technology to extract this distinct data to add to your understanding of equities.

Distress

Introductory product to access the power of voice. Leverages powerful machine learnings models to give profound insights into the speaker’s state-of-mind.

Predict equity-based variables

Provide independent, additive information

Add emotion on top of text-based sentiment

Index and characterize average distress values across earnings calls and equities

Plug-in to receive access to Helios Distress quarterly analysis or annual analysis of the Russell 1000 Index representing the 1000 top companies by market capitalization in the United States.

Level 1

Distress Cumulative Data Score

Access to quarterly analysis or annual subscription to receive full year analysis. Includes overall call diagnosis and overall stress level in CEO’s voice (% distress in voice). Actionable Data is deliverable in a normalized 0-5 range. Data delivered as .CSV or API*. Upgrade to receive custom graphed analysis.

Level 2

Distress XL Non-Cumulative Incremental Data Score

Detailed inter-call analysis of responses to each of the questions asked by the analysts. This premium offering includes overall stress level by each topic and response to each question. Included is custom inter-call research and data science to provide easier interpretation for your team. Data delivered as .CSV or finished graphing and analysis. The format of each row is described in a data dictionary provided within the file.Tip: Most useful to fundamental researchers.

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*API live data is available for Distress Generalization Cumulative Score on a 4-hour delay post earnings call Helios Distress historical dataset covers 63126 audio recordings of earnings calls (2005 – 2020) from 1227 different equities that represent the Russell 1000, delivery of 104 pre-processed voice features. There is no survivorship bias in the data.

The results distress analyses demonstrate that voice-based tone provides robust information about the earnings surprise even after accounting for important control variables and text-based sentiment.

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Low Mercury

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Average Mercury

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Maximal Mercury

Comprehend

Comprehend turns voice analysis in earnings calls into quantitative and qualitative summaries to compliment your trading decisions.

A quantitative data product for quantitative traders and researchers generated entirely from the audio itself. The Comprehend platform generates audio features across dozens of proprietary measurements and transformations to deliver the most value possible. This can be taken and integrated with a firm's own portfolio and predictive models. Raw access to these features unlocks the most possible potential.

A quantamental product consisting of predictive values across the most valuable in-house machine learning models. Our team simulates thousands of financial metrics with our Tier 1 features so output predictions can be leveraged immediately. No intimate knowledge audio required. For example, a prediction of the Earnings Surprise would be one of the output columns which can be seamlessly integrated into the portfolio. This does not require a quant to produce alpha capture.

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INTRODUCING: COMPREHEND

DID YOU KNOW?

VOICE IS A BETTER INDICATOR OF DECEPTION THAN FACIAL EXPRESSIONS

HOW WORDS ARE SPOKEN CONTAIN ABOUT 40% OF INDEPENDENT INFORMATION IN A MESSAGE

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WE ARE LISTENING FOR YOU.

DETECT AND PREDICT BASED ON TONE OF VOICE AND DELIVERY

ANALYZE TONAL SIGNATURES AND INTONATION TO DETERMINE OUTCOMES BEFORE THEY OCCUR

ACCESS TECHNOLOGY AND UNLOCK IMPORTANT GAME-CHANGING INFORMATION

For more information, to request a white paper or schedule demo, please contact us at Sales@HeliosLifeEnterprises, call 1-518-945-8889 or visit www.HeliosLife.Enterprises