May 11, 2017

Q1 2017 U.S. Retail and Restaurant Earnings Dashboard

by Jharonne Martis

Q1 2017 Thomson Reuters Retail and Restaurant Aggregate Estimates and Revisions

  • First quarter earnings are expected to increase 4.3% from Q1 2016.
  • 66% of companies in our Retail/Restaurant Index have reported 1Q 2017 EPS.
  • Of the 146 companies in the Retail/Restaurant Index that have reported earnings to date for Q1 2017, 68% have reported earnings above analyst expectations.
  • The Q1 2017 blended revenue growth estimate is 4.2%.
  • 60% have reported revenue above analyst expectations, and 40% reported revenue below analyst expectations.
  • For Q2 2017, there have been 25 negative EPS preannouncements issued compared to 7 positive EPS preannouncements.


Of the 30 retailers that have reported 1Q Same Store Sales, 28% exceeded estimates, 3% matched, while 69% missed.


Of the 34 restaurants that have reported 1Q Same Store Sales, 68% exceeded estimates, while 32% missed.

Please note: if you use our earnings data, please source Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

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