Consensus Estimate

Consensus Estimate

The average of different analysts' estimates about a stock's or security's performance. One may make a consensus estimate for any number of measures, such as earnings, sales, or revenue. A consensus rating or estimate may be published and, assuming the estimate is well-regarded, announcements of actual measures that differ from the consensus may affect the security's price significantly.
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The current consensus estimate is revenue of $69.6 million for the quarter ending September 30, 2010.
Just about any consensus estimate of the developed world's economies has the US firmly in the driver's seat, and not expected to relinquish its role as the developed world's economic driver in the foreseeable future.
During its second quarter, Dell earned $621 million (pounds 388 million) to meet the consensus estimate of Wall Street analysts on a per-share basis.
Lands' End (NASDAQ: LE) reported second-quarter losses of 9 cents per share, which beat the analyst consensus estimate by 10 cents.
Meredith's total revenue came in at $442.6 million, up 9% year over year, and beatsZacks Consensus Estimate of $434.6 million.
A provider of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software suites, NetSuite Inc has recorded $0.11 revenue per share for the quarter, exceeding the analysts' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.07.
31, in line with consensus estimates by analys Analysts had a consensus estimate of 14 cents, Thomson Financial/First Call said.
Kirkland's (NASDAQ: KIRK) reported quarterly losses of $1.05 per share, which missed the analyst consensus estimate by 47.89 percent.
However, the consensus estimate of analysts was 51 cents.
The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.09.
G-III Apparel Group (NASDAQ: GIII) reported second-quarter earnings of 23 cents per share, which beat the analyst consensus estimate of 22 cents.
Cognizant Technology Solutions reported earlier today Q2 earnings per share of $1.19, above the consensus estimate of $1.10.