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Posted: 16 April 2016 12:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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The earnings are usually announced about 60 days into the next year. Could that be the case here?

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Posted: 16 April 2016 12:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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Joost Impink - 16 April 2016 12:54 PM

The earnings are usually announced about 60 days into the next year. Could that be the case here?

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My guess is in real life, you can always forecast as long as the date is before the actual RPS release date

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Posted: 17 April 2016 01:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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Joost Impink - 16 April 2016 12:54 PM

The earnings are usually announced about 60 days into the next year. Could that be the case here?

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OFTIC   TICKER     FPEDATS   MEASURE   FPI   CUSIP       CNAME       ANNDATS   ANALYS   VALUE   ACTUAL       ACT
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     9   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2014/04/10   112843   6.500   5.81   2015/01/20
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     9   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2014/04/14   120469   6.386   5.81   2015/01/20
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     9   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2014/04/14   070706   6.210   5.81   2015/01/20
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     9   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2014/04/14   056419   6.590   5.81   2015/01/20
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     L   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2012/01/19   056419   6.350     .          .
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     L   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2012/01/20   120469   6.168     .          .
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     L   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2012/03/22   056419   6.550     .          .
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     L   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2012/04/16   120469   6.179     .          .
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     N   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2013/10/16   110208   6.540   5.81   2015/01/20
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     N   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2013/10/16   053315   6.580   5.81   2015/01/20
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     N   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2013/10/16   008065   6.030   5.81   2015/01/20
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     N   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2013/10/17   072029   6.830   5.81   2015/01/20
IBM     IBM     2014/12/31     EPS     N   45920010   INTL BUS MACH   2013/10/17   106330   6.310   5.81   2015/01/20

Why there is no actual EPS and announce date for some of the forecasts?

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Posted: 17 April 2016 06:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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hi,

That is odd indeed, and I do not know. I notice though that the rows for which there is no ‘actual’, that these have an FPI of ‘L’, which is actually not included in the manual (weirdly enough).

IBES manual, see page 37: https://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu/wrds/support/Data/_001Manuals and Overviews/_003I-B-E-S/_001IBES Estimates/Data Manuals/_004IBES Summary History User Guide - March 2013.pdf.cfm

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