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Earnings Forecast

The act or process of using certain data to predict future earnings of a publicly-traded company. Earnings forecasts can cause significant changes in share price for companies, since forecasts may influence earnings expectations. Various methods exist for forecasting; experts differ on which ones, if any, work.
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The large screen iPhone 6 variant continues to draw out favors from analysts earning forecasts as the tech giant's biggest possible release yet.
Brown 1993) indicate that longer forecast horizons (HORZ) are associated with less accurate analysts' earning forecasts.
Chemical maker DuPont cut its 2011 profit outlook earlier this month due to weak electronics and housing markets but said it expects to beat Wall Street's earning forecasts next year.
Our fair value estimate is derived by applying the groups long term average PE to 2011 consensus earning forecasts.
sharply slashed its earning forecasts for fiscal 2008 on Thursday, projecting a 73.
Therefore, earning forecasts for the second quarter and after are not included.
We have revised downward our earning forecasts for the Company for 2004 through 2006, although the new digital TV project is expected to fuel the earnings growth of the Company in 2006 and onward.
Brewin Dolphin, which acts as joint broker to the company, upgraded its earning forecasts for Sage, expecting further strong growth from emerging markets.
Sony issued rosy earnings results, but as other high-tech companies released theirs along with their earning forecasts, investors' expectations over the business recovery in high-tech firms started to retreat,'' said Nishi.
com, Ryan, Beck and Company analyst Peter Enderlin discusses company quarterly earning forecasts for Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) and Lexmark International Inc.
Investors are concerned that more high-tech firms may revise downward their earning forecasts,'' said Yuji Ono, manager of the equity division at Nikko Securities Co.