David Pope, CFA | Managing Director, Quantamental Research
S&P Global Market Intelligence

David Pope, CFA, Managing Director, Quantamental Research, S&P Global Market Intelligence

David is Managing Director, Quantamental Research at S&P Global Market Intelligence. Most recently Mr. Pope was an associate partner and vice president at Wellington Management Company LLC, where he constructed quantitative stock selection models and managed international equity portfolios. Prior to joining Wellington, he worked at Colonial Management Associates as a fixed-income portfolio manager and researcher. He began his career at Fidelity Management and Research as a fixed-income quantitative analyst. David received his MSF from Boston College, and BS in Finance from Bentley College. He is also a member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance, the CFA Institute, and the Boston Security Analyst Society. In recent years, Mr. Pope taught graduate and undergraduate classes as an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Bentley University.


Day 1 @ 10:00

Hanging on every word – how natural language processing unlocks new frontiers in corporate earnings sentiment analysis

  • Exploring how natural language processing (NLP) can be applied to corporate earnings call transcripts – to dissect the tone, complexity, and overall level of engagement with analysts as indicators of earnings sentiment. 
  • By industry, where does sentiment analysis project improvement vs. downturn? 
  • Is the use of more complex language indicative of bad news? 
  • Does a lack of analyst engagement signal future underperformance? 

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