Earnings Estimate

Business / Taxes / Earnings Estimate: Professional stock analysts use mathematical models that weigh companies' financial data to predict their future earnings per share on a quarterly, annual, and long-term basis. Investment research companies, such as Thomson Financial and Zacks, publish averages of analysts' estimates for stock market professionals follow closely. These averages are called consensus estimates.

Other Words for Earnings

Earnings Noun Synonyms: wages, salary, income, compensation, pay, stipend, emolument, proceeds, return, revenue, yield, takings, take
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Other Words for Estimate

Estimate Noun Synonyms: approximate, gauge, determine, judge, guess, assess, appraise, value, evaluate, reckon, calculate, work out, guesstimate
Estimate Verb Synonyms: approximation, gauge, guess, conjecture, assessment, appraisal, evaluation, reckoning, calculation, guesstimate
Estimate Adjective Synonyms: consider, think, believe, guess, conjecture, judge
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Forward Price-To-Earnings Ratio

Business / Taxes / Forward Price-To-Earnings Ratio: Stock analysts calculate a forward price-to-earnings ratio, or forward P/E, by dividing a stock's current price by estimated future earnings per share. Some forward P/Es are calculated based on estima MORE

Low Price-Earnings Ratio Effect

Business / Finance / Low Price-Earnings Ratio Effect: The tendency of portfolios of stocks with a low price-earnings ratio to outperform portfolios of stocks with high price-earnings ratios. MORE

Institutional Brokers Estimate System (IBES)

Business / Finance / Institutional Brokers Estimate System (IBES): A broker who buys and sells securities for institutional investors such as banks, and mutual funds, pensions. MORE

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