Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research

A company that compiles information on analyst recommendations for more than 5,000 publicly-traded companies. Zacks collects and disseminates recommendations from several thousand analysts, and is known for its interpretations of "consensus" recommendations. Its services are available on a subscription basis.
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Zacks Investment Research

A firm that compiles earnings estimates and brokerage firm investment recommendations for thousands of publicly traded firms.
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Zacks Investment Research.

This Chicago-based company tracks changes in earnings estimates, as well as buy, sell, and hold recommendations for approximately 5,000 stocks.

The information is provided by more than 3,500 financial analysts at more than 210 brokerage firms.

Based on its research, Zacks compiles consensus earnings estimates, industry group reports, and company reports that are widely followed by both individual and institutional investors.

The service is available to all investors by subscription.

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Excluding certain items, earnings were $2.71 per share, or 9 cents short of per-share projections from industry analysts, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research.
Zacks Investment Research said Wednesday morning it believes the move will help Xerox "protect patents, reduce tax bills and diversify businesses efficiently." The reorganization will complement the company's strategic transformation program to achieve productivity and cost reduction and aggressive product development efforts, Zacks officials said.
The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share.
The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 78 cents per share.
The data are provided by Zacks Investment Research. The data checking process was aided by information provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Prior to joining Rush Street Capital, James Sheehan worked in Institutional Sales at Zacks Investment Research, where he sold research platforms to Portfolio Managers, CIOs, and Financial Advisors at Broker Dealers, RIAs, and other institutions.
The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for adjusted earnings of $1.97 per share.
That's nowhere close to the average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research, which was for earnings of 73 cents per share.
The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of cents per share.
Analysts, on average, had forecast adjusted EPS of $1.01 per share, according to Zacks Investment Research. Cardinal said adjusted operating earnings were $610 million versus $669 million in the prior-year period.
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Analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research had expected 91 cents per share on average, while management's guidance had called for earnings of 80 cents to $1.00 per share.