Earnings Forecast

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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 carrier which has recently started flying into Nairobi said in December 2015 that it would miss earning forecasts for both the last year and 2016.
The large screen iPhone 6 variant continues to draw out favors from analysts earning forecasts as the tech giant's biggest possible release yet.
Many analysts believe that current reports show that companies will continue to take a cautious approach in releasing next years' earning forecasts.
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.
The target price has been decreased after a reduction in fiscal 2011 earning forecasts of 5.
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.
The target price has been increased after revising its 2011 to 2012 earning forecasts by one percent to six percent due to higher seaborne volumes, and also higher Mongolian volumes in 2012 on the back of increased railway allocation from the recent logistics joint venture.
Brewin Dolphin, which acts as joint broker to the company, upgraded its earning forecasts for Sage, expecting further strong growth from emerging markets.