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March 1, 2018

Q4 2017 U.S. Retail and Restaurant Earnings Dashboard

by Jharonne Martis.

Q4 2017 Retail and Restaurant Aggregate Estimates and Revisions

  • Fourth quarter earnings are expected to increase 8.5% from Q4 2016.
  • 75% of companies in our Retail/Restaurant Index have reported 4Q 2017 EPS.
  • Of the companies in the Retail/Restaurant Index that have reported earnings to date for Q4 2017, 72% have reported earnings above analyst expectations, 8% matched, while 20% reported revenue below analyst expectations.
  • The Q4 2017 blended revenue growth estimate is 7.8%.
  • 68% have reported revenue above analyst expectations and 32% reported revenue below analyst expectations.

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