An error occurred while saving the commentSimon Roberts commented
Yes, this would be useful.
It would be useful to also have actuals for dividend, and dividend yield, which are best done on a trailing twelve month basis.
According to David Dreman, in "Contrarian investment strategies", up to 47% of analysts estimates are wrong by more than 10%, in any one quarter, and produce what he calls an earnings surprise. Only 1 in 21 of all analysts estimates are within 10% of actual earnings over 4 quarters, (researched over period 1973 to 1996).Simon Roberts supported this idea ·