Earnings Tag

Beware! Estimates Dominate Financial Reports

18 Oct, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Guest Author, Knowledge Leaders

Estimates Are Hazardous to Your Wealth. Everyone knows that accounting is boring (not when I teach it, though), but, at least, people think it’s factual. No fake news. After all, accounting comes from counting―counting money, units of inventory, etc. All facts. Nothing further from the truth. Except for a...

Estimates Revisions: Winners and Losers

12 Jan, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Markets

With earnings season on the horizon, we thought we’d take a quick tour of estimates around the globe.  Positive revisions to sales and earnings estimates in developed countries have hovered around 20% to 25%, respectively, over one-, three-, and six-month time periods....

Earnings Update and Highlights

13 May, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

In the Asia-Pacific region, about two-thirds of companies have reported Q1 earnings.  Of those companies, about 57% have surprised on the upside, versus just 42% that have disappointed expectations.  The Health Care sector has generated positive surprises in 85% of its earnings releases so far....

Apple still in “no man’s land” post earnings release

28 Oct, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

Apple’s earnings conference call is going on right now. They reported pretty solid headline numbers ($8.26 EPS vs $7.94 consensus expectations, $37.5 billion in revenues vs $36.9 billion consensus expectations). However, the stock is down about 3% in after-hours trading. Technically, the stock is stuck...