Sentiment is a score or ranking of how a group of investors or investment professionals “feel” about news and investments. The sentiment comes from multiple sources: Twitter, Blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc. Some sentiment is from market professionals or their Artificial Intelligence equivalents that monitor news stories, public filings, speeches, or other public sources.
The sentiment is quantified on a range from pessimistic to optimistic about the company or the specific news.
Sentiment Data is often referred to as Emerging Data, Alternative Data or AltData. CloudQuant Elite has Sentiment data for: StockTwits, Alexandria Technologies, and Bloomberg