Options Trading

What if you missed a trading opportunity because you didn't know that an earnings date moved and crossed an options expiration date? Options traders use Wall Street Horizon's streaming event alerts so they can take advantage of or avoid the event-driven volatility.

The Wall Street Horizon universe covers 9,000 global companies including NYSE, NASDAQ, OTC, FTSE 100, CAC 40, DAX 30, Hang Seng 50, Nikkei 225, EAFE and Dow Jones STOXX 1000 constituent companies.

Earnings Date Monitor

To meet the rapid delivery requirements of options traders, Wall Street Horizon offers the following streaming feed:

  • Continuously updated feed of announced upcoming earnings dates and timing
    • Includes flagged reschedules
  • Covers all North American companies announcing over primary source newswires
    • More than 2,500 per quarter
  • Augmented with earnings date data sourced directly from:
  • Investor Relations contacts
  • Company websites
  • SEC filings
The whitepaper explores new trends in the development of event-based trading signals in the equity options market. Citing recent academic research into options pricing and volatility, it examines the reasons to use predictive corporate event data to drive options trading decisions


Dividend Monitor

To meet the fast delivery requirements of options traders, HFT/algo traders and market makers, we offer the following streaming feed:

  • Continuously updated feed of announced dividend dates and amounts
  • Includes calculated changes and notification of reschedules
  • Covers all North American companies announcing over primary source newswires
    • More than 4,400 per quarter
  • Augmented with dividend data sourced directly from:
    • Investor Relations contacts
    • Company websites
    • SEC filings

DateBreaks 3.0 - Earnings Date Revisions

Institutional investors increasingly rely upon earnings date revisions to help formulate trading and risk strategies. Recent academic research has shown that tracking changes to earnings announcement dates can help investors generate additional alpha or mitigate risk in their portfolios.

By keeping clients apprised of critical market-moving event revisions, DateBreaks data empowers financial professionals to take advantage of - or avoid - short-term volatility in a given equity or its underlying option. DateBreaks delivers a time-stamped alert and contains confirmations, revisions, and pattern recognition detail related to earnings release dates.

Highlights of the new DateBreaks 3.0 service include:

  • NEW A statistical measurement of how an earnings date (confirmed or revised) compares to the reporting company's 5-year trend for the same quarter.

  • NEW A forecasted earnings date confidence indicator contrasts a current earnings date to a company's historical patterns.

  • NEW A "days changed" indicator tracks how many days an earnings date has moved compared to the first earnings date projected for that quarter.

For a no-cost trial or for more information, please visit info.wallstreethorizon.com/DateBreaks3.0