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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NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-September 11, 2017-Viking Line revises earnings forecast for 2017
In calculating forecast dispersion, we only use the latest earnings forecast per analyst in each quarter to minimize the impact of the differences in available information according to varying forecast horizons on forecast dispersion.
The sample met the following criteria: 1) The voluntary earnings forecast was recorded by the Dow Jones News Retrieval Service (DJNRS).
The earnings forecast error, earnings management, EVA, Tobin's Q all are the main variables being considered by the investors and managers in capital market.
If, however, investors view the earnings forecast as a positive (or negative) signal from management, the market would not discount the information.
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.
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The financial institution has reduced fiscal 2011 earnings forecast by 41 percent, fiscal 2012 earnings forecast by 46 percent; fiscal 2011 earnings now forecast to contract 18 percent from Fiscal 2010, with further 10.
SPORTS World owner Sports Direct International yesterday raised its annual earnings forecast after enjoying a jump in sales during the summer.
We examine the relation between lockup length and voluntary earnings forecast disclosures for IPOs in Singapore.

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