The average EPS estimate for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $1.52.
You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $1.52, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $1.52.
If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) 60 days ago was given as 1.52, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $1.52.
The change in the stock’s EPS estimate over the last 7 days works out to 0%.
EPS estimate revisions
Over the last 7 days, EPS estimates for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) have been revised up 0 times. In the same period, the EPS estimate has been revised down 1 times.
In the last 30 days, the stock has had its EPS estimate revised up 2 and it has been revised up 2 times over the last 60 days.
Up revisions in the last 90 days are 2 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 2.
But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 3 times, offset by 8 down revisions in the same period.
The down revisions of EPS in last 30, 60, 90 and 120 days were 7, 7, 7 and 8.
What About EPS Surprises
Analysts predicted EPS of $1.52 for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $2.21 on 2016-08-02. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 12 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.
Therefore, Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) posted EPS surprise of $0.1 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 4.74%. The standard deviation of the actual EPS reported by the company and the average EPS estimate immediately before the earnings were released works out to $0.06.
Quarterly Sales Estimates
For the fiscal year 2017, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $16758.696 and $16901.5. The estimates are based on the projections of 5 analysts.
So far, the highest annual sales estimate for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) stands at$16940.2. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $16163.2. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 334.625%.
Annual sales estimate adjustments
In the last 7 days, 5 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 5 analysts have trimmed their annual sales estimates.
With that, you find that the percentage change in mean annual sales estimate in the last 7 days works out to -0.065%.
Over the last one month, though, 5 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). That compares with 5 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to 0.13% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.
If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 5 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). That offset by 5 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of 0.13% over a period of three months.
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