Social Market Analytics (SMA) aggregates the intentions of professional investors as expressed on Twitter and StockTwits. On April 20th 2017 discussion started started on Twitter that OCN was going to be investigated in relation to sub prime mortgage concerns. SMA Social Media Sentiment started moving lower early that morning. In the chart below you can see the by Noon Eastern SMA sentiment had reached the -2.0 level. The current conversation on Ocwen Financial had become more negative than 98% of conversations over the last month. Volume of Tweets had increased significantly as well.
Below is price action during the same period. At 12:40 pm Eastern the price was steady. The sentiment went below the -2.0 value 40 minutes earlier. By 2:15 eastern the stock had lost half its value.
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