The average EPS estimate for Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) for the three months ending 2016-12-31 is given as $0.43.
You find that 7 days ago, the average EPS estimate on the stock was $0.43, while for the 30 days ago the average EPS estimate stood at $0.43.
If you look back further, you see that the average EPS estimate for Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) 60 days ago was given as 0.43, while EPS estimate 90 days ago was quoted at $0.43.
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 Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) 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 8 and it has been revised up 7 times over the last 60 days.
Up revisions in the last 90 days are 7 and up revisions in the last 120 days are 9.
But for the last 18 days, the company has seen its EPS revised up 7 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, 2, 2 and 1.
What About EPS Surprises
Analysts predicted EPS of $0.43 for Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) for the period ended 2. But the company ended up posting actual EPS of $0.42 on 2016-08-03. The EPS estimate cited was worked out based on 15 estimates that analysts had issued on the stock.
Therefore, Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) posted EPS surprise of $0.02 per share in dollar terms, which works out to 5%. 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 $0.01.
Quarterly Sales Estimates
For the fiscal year 2017, the mean and median annual sales estimates for the company are given as $1419.002 and $1417.3. The estimates are based on the projections of 7 analysts.
So far, the highest annual sales estimate for Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU) stands at$1447.02. That compares with the lowest annual sales estimate of $1383.2. Calculating the standard deviation of the extreme annual sales estimates leads you to 22.829%.
Annual sales estimate adjustments
In the last 7 days, 7 analysts have raised their annual sales estimates for the company. But over the same period, 7 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, 7 analysts moved to raise their sales estimates for Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU). That compares with 7 analysts who cut their sales estimate for the company in the same period. That leads you to -0.596% as the mean sales estimate change over the last one month.
If you look back further, you see that over the last three months, 7 analysts have moved raise their sales estimates Western Union Company (The) (NYSE:WU). That offset by 7 analysts who in the same period lowered their sales estimates for the stock. That works out to percentage change in mean sales estimate of -0.785% over a period of three months.
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