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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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firms to release voluntary earnings forecasts, but to offer protection for such disclosures against lawsuits, similar to laws in Canada.
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In addition to financial metrics such as sales, earnings, stock market returns and earnings forecasts, the editors assessed each company's accounting and governance practices as well as marketing strategies in making their final determinations.

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