Quarterly and annual earnings forecast data compiled by
I/B/E/S. This data includes both summary forecasts for each firm as well
as the forecasts made by each analyst that supplies their forecasts to I/B/E/S.
Estimates are available for:
approximately 6,000 U.S. companies with data starting
over 11,000 international firms with data starting
Forecast periods include long-term growth, one to five
years ahead, and one to four quarters ahead.
Summary forecasts are prepared once a month. Data include
number of estimates, number of estimates up, number of estimates down, median,
mean, high, and low estimate.
Other data items include monthly price and shares outstanding
and quarterly and annual actual earnings.
Users must supply a brief proposal and sign a separate
license to use product.