The average EPS estimate for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $1.38.
You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $1.38, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $1.38.
If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) 60 days ago was given as 1.38, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $1.38.
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 Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) have been revised up 0 times. In the same period, the EPS estimate has been revised down 0 times.
In the last 30 days, the stock has had its EPS estimate revised up 5 and it has been revised up 4 times over the last 60 days.
Up revisions in the last 90 days are 4 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 7.
But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 6 times, offset by 1 down revisions in the same period.
The down revisions of EPS in last 30, 60, 90 and 120 days were 2, 3, 3 and 1.
What About EPS Surprises
Analysts predicted EPS of $1.38 for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $1.46 on 2016-07-20. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 10 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.
Therefore, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) posted EPS surprise of $0.06 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 4.29%. 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 $0.03.
Quarterly Sales Estimates
For the fiscal year 2017, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $3507.266 and $3505.8. The estimates are based on the projections of 3 analysts.
So far, the highest annual sales estimate for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) stands at$3535. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $3481. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 27.029%.
Annual sales estimate adjustments
In the last 7 days, 3 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 3 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%.
Over the last one month, though, 3 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW). That compares with 3 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to 0.698% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.
If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 3 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW). That offset by 3 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of 0.196% over a period of three months.
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