267 votesSimon 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 ·