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Delta Q3 passenger traffic rises 3%, load factor improves 150 bps despite Hurricane Irma

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Delta Air Lines rallied on Tuesday after the company issued better-than-expected guidance for the third quarter passenger unit revenue. Despite fall in passenger traffic in September 2017, Delta management expects passenger unit revenue to increase by 2% for the quarter ended September 2017.

In September, operations of few US-based airlines including Delta were affected by the Hurricane Irma. Bad weather conditions forced Delta to cancel 22,000 flights in the last month. As a result, the carrier reported a drop of 2.3% (on a year-on-year basis) in the number of passengers carried during September.

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Heckyl’s alternative data platform FiND did not show any major impact of Hurricane Irma on Delta’s operational performance for the quarter ended September 2017. Our analysis showed a growth of 3% (on a y-o-y basis) in the number of passengers carried by Delta during the quarter ended September 2017.

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Mexico earthquake: Are you well prepared to hedge/ gain from disruptions in supply?

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The 7.1 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico on September 19 has left auto OEMs, suppliers and dealers worried on possible production and sales losses, if any. Fortunately, Central Mexico, the worst affected area, has fewer manufacturing plants compared to other parts of the country. 

But as a participant in the auto supply chain, are you well prepared to hedge or possibly gain out of the situations like these?

FiND, a brand new Alternative Data platform, can not only alert you about the OEMs and plants which are worse impacted by the supply disruptions but also can provide information about the models and parts produced in these plants.

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How Maruti Suzuki generated industry beating margins with volume cars?

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Journey from stagnant unit sales and average profit margins
Maruti Suzuki recorded stagnant unit sales during FY13 (up 3.3% y-o-y) and FY14 (down 1.4% y-o-y). EBITDA margin stood in the range of 8% to 11% during FY13 and FY14.

… to industry beating growth rates
India’s top car manufacturer witnessed a substantial improvement in both unit sales growth and margins during the past 3-years. Annual unit sales growth was in the range of 9-12% during FY15 to FY17. At the same time, EBITDA margin has also improved from 10.9% in FY14 to 15.2% in FY17.

Maruti Suzuki’s progress over the past 10-quarters

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Get the power of Heckyl News Analytics for profitable trade

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sentiment-analyticsTo succeed in today’s stock market, one must have access to new information that can move the markets higher or lower. At the same time, getting such price sensitive information in time is also important to stay ahead of others. In the last 10-years, we have seen massive explosion in the amount of information that is available on the internet. However, the huge amount of information is making it increasingly difficult for traders and investors to find price sensitive news in time.

In this scenario, if you have a system to swiftly mine the big data and filter noise from information, then you can find and exploit opportunities. Previously, such intelligent systems were mainly available to large institutions and big investors. Read the rest of this entry »

How to predict movements in stocks using Heckyl tools

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Heckyl’s FIND Futures & Options platform allows users to visualize price movements, OI, Volume & Rollover % sector-wise. This provides users a complete Stock Pixelspicture of the sector performance in one view. E.g. Sectors that are driving the market, sectors that might cause a reversal, lack of traders commitment in sectors (using OI) etc.

In this post, we will see how we can use Heckyl tools to predict individual stock movements through a basic top down approach. Read the rest of this entry »

How Heckyl’s F&O platform can help you to make money?

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MWPL
Market Wide Position Limit

Market Wide Position Limit (MWPL) is a key parameter in analysis of stock F&O. At the end of each day the Exchange disseminates the total OI (open interest) across all Exchanges (NSE, BSE, MCX) in the F&O on individual stocks along with the MWPL for that scrip. If the aggregate OI for any scrip exceeds 95% of the MWPL for that scrip, then the scrip goes into ban in F&O.

 

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Greece Debt Crisis decoded through Heckyl’s lenses

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What is Greece Debt crisis in laymen terms?

It starts with the government of Greece and their citizens. The government paid out generous pensions and benefits to its pensioners, as well as having an early retirement age for many government employees, as compared to other developed countries. This lead to a drop in productivity coupled with a high unemployment rate, while others believed they were too old to work and took early retirement to access the pension benefits. This lead to the government paying out more in pensions and benefits. However the government never had enough money to sustain the welfare system at this level.

If a country is spending by taking on additional debt, then it also needs to collect equal or more revenue to meet those spending figures.

Government spending to GDP

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