February 14, 2019

StarMine Models Pick Asia Companies for FY 2018 Earnings Beats

by Tajinder Dhillon.

The StarMine team has selected five Asia companies, using Eikon Screener by Refinitiv, that we expect to beat FY18 earnings estimates, based on SmartEstimate® and Predicted Surprise data.

Our Asia selections for FY17 were 70% accurate, which can be seen here.

Our Asia picks for positive Predicted Surprises in FY18 are — Beijing Enterprises Holdings Ltd (0392.HK), Voltronic Power Technology Corp (6409.TW), Eisai Co Ltd (4523.T), Bandai Namco Holdings Inc (7832.T), and Fuji Media Holdings Inc (4676.T).

SmartEstimates® aim to provide earnings forecasts that are more accurate than I/B/E/S Consensus Estimates, by putting more weight on the recent forecasts of top-rated analysts. When SmartEstimates® diverge significantly from Consensus, you can anticipate the occurrence of earnings surprises with an accuracy rate of 70%. Revenue SmartEstimates® are even more predictive of surprises, with a historical accuracy rate of 78%.

Positive surprise predictions

Beijing Enterprises Holdings Ltd (0392.HK)

Voltronic Power Technology Corp (6409.TW)

Eisai Co Ltd (4523.T)

Bandai Namco Holdings Inc (7832.T)

Fuji Media Holdings Inc (4676.T)

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