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M Science provides alpha-generating insights for the world’s leading investment firms. With market volatility and uncertainty, firms need better insights in order to make smarter investing decisions. At M Science, we continue to revolutionize the investment research business through our proprietary methodology, unique data sets and creative approaches to parsing insight. Our mission? To give you the intel you need to stay ahead of the competition and improve your performance.

The key to investment success is having access to the most accurate information, including key metrics that speak to a company’s actual performance. M Science delivers unmatched, objective, actionable insights that help drive smart investment decisions.

We forge unique relationships with non-traditional data providers and use proprietary technology to parse billions of data points every day and generate fresh insights and superior analysis. We don’t issue buy-sell-hold recommendations. Our sole mission is to give you market insight to stay ahead of the street, make smarter decisions, and improve your performance.

M Analysis and M Data are our comprehensive offerings, providing an unparalleled one-stop shop for data and research. M Analysis is our analyst teams’ written work and incorporates estimates and insights for companies and industries while M Data provides more frequent data centric updates – weekly, bi-weekly or monthly – to key metrics across 300+ companies.

Our skilled analysts use a unique mosaic of data sources and proven methodologies to produce data driven intelligence on companies that focus on Consumer, TMT and other market niches of interest.

These are just a few samples of our M Analysis insights:

 

M Data includes more frequent updates – weekly, bi-weekly or monthly – to key metrics across 300+ companies.

CUSTOM RESEARCH

For deeper dives into our data, we offer bespoke workups on companies within and outside the scope of our regular published research reports.

M DataE (Enhanced)

An enhanced version of M Data that provides near real time quarterly revenue and implied Y/Y growth rate estimates as well as indexed correlations to company reported metrics. Daily updates to all calendar buckets WTD/MTD/QTD and available through our API or excel plugin.

  • Utilizes a consumer transaction panel of millions of users to gain insight into business trends.
    Identifies drivers of revenue across various performance metrics (i.e. average spend, frequency, overall volume/spend) and monitors the cadence of these trends on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, & QTD basis.
    Offers insight into complex systematic methodologies, i.e. relationship weighting, ARIMA techniques for seasonality and longer model memory for more effective prediction.
SECTOR COVERAGE

M DataE includes 255+ companies – public, private, & sub-brands across 22 sub sectors.
Consumer: Accessory Retail, Department Stores, Discounters, Distressed Credit, Grocers, Hardline Retail, Home Furnishings, Rental Cars, Restaurants (Casual & QSR), Softline Retail, Specialty Retail, Theme Parks
UK Consumer: Coffee, Food Delivery, Grocers, Retail
TMT: Cable & Satellite, Internet, IT Sell-Through, Media, Payments

Flexible technology platform that navigates, harvests and stores data from millions of targeted data points per day.
Proven experience and history of up to 10+ years with extensive data quality controls.

HARVESTING
  • Elements to be collected defined during discovery based on use case.
    Collection from web pages, mobile applications or other publicly available data.
    Frequency of collection determined collaboratively based on needs and traffic assessment.
QUALITY CONTROL
  • Customized data integrity checks are built and deployed based on internal best practices and any specifically defined requirements.
DELIVERABLES
  • Flexible delivery options include aggregated data analytics via excel or FTP to raw data transfers.
SAMPLE USE CASES
  • Consumer store locations, product offerings – product descriptions, pricing, availability, discounting
    Leisure – Amusement park ticket pricing and hours of operation, lodging rates, wait times, cruise itineraries and pricing
    Real Estate Locations and pricing of new communities, location, inventory, pricing and time on market for MLS
    Telecom – Carrier plans, promotion and pricing information
    Internet – Auction listings and results, job listings, available rental listings

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CONSUMER68
Retail32
Auto RetailKMX, TSLA2
Department StoresDDS, JCP, JWN, KSS, M5
Discounters/Off PriceDG, DLTR, TGT, TJX, ROST, WMT6
HardlineBBY, DKS, HD, LOW, TSCO5
Home FurnishingBBBY, WSM2
MotorsportsHOG1
Softline RetailAEO, CRI, URBN, PLCE4
Specialty RetailCOH, FL, KORS, LULU, SBH, ULTA, WTW7
Leisure23
CasinosBYD, LVS, MGM, PENN, PNK, RRR, WYNN7
CruiselinesCCL, NCLH, RCL3
LodgingCHH, H, HLT, IHG-GB, MAR, WYN6
Rental CarsCAR, HTZ2
Theme Parks and Ski ResortsDIS, FUN, MTN, SEAS, SIX5
Groceries and Restaurants13
GrocersSFM1
RestaurantsBJRI, CAKE, CBRL, CMG, DPZ, DRI, MCD, PLAY, SBUX, SONC, PZZA, YUM12
Industrials12
Electric Vehicles1
Electric VehiclesTSLA1
Airlines11
AirlinesAAL, ALK, ALGT, DAL, EZJ.LN, HA, JBLU, RYA.ID, SAVE, UAL, WIZZ.LN11
EUROPEAN CONSUMER7
Retail7
UK ConsumerASC, BOO, DOM, JE4
UK GrocersMRW, SBRY, TSCO3
TMT59
Media13
Digital Media ServicesNFLX, P, SIRI, WWE4
Cable/SatelliteCHTR, CMCSA, DISH3
Video GamesATVI, EA, GME, TTWO, UBI, ZNGA6
Internet/E-Commerce24
China InternetBABA, CTRP, JD, MOMO, NTES, SOHU, Tencent, VIPS, WB, WUBA, YY11
Internet/E-CommerceAMZN, APRN, EBAY, ETSY, FB, GOOGL, GRPN, GRUB, MELI, SFLY, W11
PaymentsPYPL, SQ2
Telecommunications7
US TelecomS, T, TMUS, VZ4
Canadian TelecomBCE, RCI, TU3
Consumer Technology2
Consumer TechnologyAAPL, Samsung2
Semis and Semi-Cap Equipment13
Memory/SemisADI, AMAT, AMD, AVGO, CRUS, KLAC, LRCX, MU, NVDA, QCOM, QRVO, SWKS, TXN13
TOTAL M ANALYSIS COVERAGE145

 



M Data Enhanced Company & Sub Brand Totals

SectorSubsectorBrandsCompanies
Total255214
Consumer
Accessory Retail66
Department Stores97
Discounters118
Distressed Credit55
Grocers106
Hardline Retail99
Home Furnishings1610
Rental Cars1010
Restaurants Casual1919
Restaurants QSR1616
Softline Retail1513
Specialty Retail1111
Theme Parks44
Consumer141124
TMT
Cable & Satellite159
Internet4229
IT Sell Through55
Media75
Payments86
TMT7754
UK Consumer
UK Coffee44
UK Food Delivery77
UK Grocers99
UK Retail1716
UK Consumer3736

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