Earnings Forecast

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 sample met the following criteria: 1) The voluntary earnings forecast was recorded by the Dow Jones News Retrieval Service (DJNRS).
com has issued earnings forecast research with special focus on financial performance of the following stocks: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS), Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF), and Bank of America (NYSE:BAC).
Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) has cut the earnings forecast for Chinese companies.
55 to move actual reported earnings downward closer to their analysts' earnings forecast than they would otherwise be without the manipulation.
In a belated earnings forecast for the year from April compiled in the aftermath of the March 11 disaster, Nissan said it expects its group operating profit to fall 14.
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We examine the relation between lockup length and voluntary earnings forecast disclosures for IPOs in Singapore.
IATA revised its earnings forecast for 2006, lowering projected industrywide full-year losses to $1.
said Wednesday that its third-quarter profit jumped 37 percent, but the consumer products company's stock slid on weaker than expected sales figures and a fourth-quarter earnings forecast that was below Wall Street projections.
The action follows Sony's downward revision last week of its earnings forecast for fiscal 2005, which ends next March.
The company had reiterated its earnings forecast of 82 cents to 90 cents a share for the year, which is short of Wall Street's estimate of $1 a share.

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