March 8, 2018

Q4 2017 U.S. Retail and Restaurant Aggregate Estimates and Revisions

by Jharonne Martis.

Source: Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

  • Fourth quarter earnings are expected to increase 8.2% from Q4 2016.
  • 81% of companies in the Thomson Reuters Retail/Restaurant Index have reported Q4 2017 EPS.
  • Of the companies in the Retail/Restaurant Index that have reported earnings to date for Q4 2017, 69% have reported earnings above analyst expectations, 9% matched, while 22% reported revenue below analyst expectations.
  • The Q4 2017 blended revenue growth estimate is 7.9%.
  • 68% have reported revenue above analyst expectations, and 32% reported revenue below analyst expectations.

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