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How to Access I/B/E/S Earnings Estimates

 I/B/E/S Earnings Estimates can only be accessed through the WRDS platform. Please visit the WRDS page to learn how to create an account and use the service.

I/B/E/S Earnings Estimates

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What is I/B/E/S Earnings Estimates?

I/B/E/S, the Institutional Brokers' Estimate System, is a database from Thomson Reuters. It is an historical earnings estimate database containing analyst estimates for more than 20 forecast measures - including EPS (earnings per share), revenue, price targets, EBITDA and pre-tax profits - available on both consensus and detailed levels, covering both U.S. and international companies. The database also includes buy-hold-sell recommendations.

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