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  • Apple's Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Walter, Are there any studies or data that show a stock will move higher when they top analyst estimates?
    Jan 27, 2015. 12:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Procter & Gamble Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Take away your first and last sentence, and you make a great deal of sense. In fact, you almost use the exact words of an article we wrote back 2006 or so ("The word 'analyst' implies that there is actual analysis being conducted. This appears far from the truth", see http://bit.ly/1zQALUZ, you didn't learn that stuff from us did you?) But those statements actually have information, sources, and studies that indicate analyst estimates are bunk.

    As for your first and last sentences, what data or studies do you have that whisper numbers are 'more ridiculous' and 'mean nothing'? Please provide us with this insight.

    Or didn't you even bother to read the article to find out where our data comes from?
    Jan 26, 2015. 06:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Procter & Gamble Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Completely agree (too many individuals feel their opinion is valued when it adds nothing to the article content or discussion - if its not relevant to you then move on, no one wants/needs to hear that "this is not relevant to me").
    Jan 26, 2015. 03:25 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Procter & Gamble Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Great, you're a long term investor with an opinion about long term investing. Obviously the article is primarily geared toward short term trading (or long term position add). So while it may be a waste of time for you (as is your comment then), its not for many others. And you probably should ignore earnings related articles (or all articles considering you're long term position).
    Jan 26, 2015. 02:56 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Verizon Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Are you commenting on the article, the comments, or your life in general?
    Jan 22, 2015. 09:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Does The Netflix Whisper Number Indicate Investor Confidence? [View article]
    "without any conclusion as how NFLX would move after the earnings release"

    Did you read the article? Or are you looking for some magic ball report that definitely states which direction NFLX will move? When you find that article please let us know, we'd be interested too.
    Jan 21, 2015. 08:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Does The Netflix Whisper Number Indicate Investor Confidence? [View article]
    Would be worth checking if we were stating something incorrectly. Your price assumptions are incorrect - we look at a true post earnings analysis, meaning next available market open price (from earnings release) thru end of day price. The end of day price you suggest is obviously gained prior to the earnings release (which may be 4:01, or 4:15, or 4:30 etc). While the article is focused on short term price reaction, its post earnings short term price reaction.
    Jan 20, 2015. 03:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Does The Netflix Whisper Number Indicate Investor Confidence? [View article]
    Wow, you have a knack for stating the obvious. How about adding 'buy low and sell high', or 'don't let emotions run your trade', or some other over used cliche that adds nothing to the conversation.
    Jan 20, 2015. 12:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Whisper Number Impact: What To Expect From AMD's Earnings [View article]
    Thank you. We don't have enough historical data for Nokia for an article, but we'll look to see if we can get some interest for the current quarter whisper number.
    Jan 20, 2015. 12:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Intel Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    So now you're saying "past couple of quarters" is the same as the 61 quarters we indicate in the article? You do know 61 quarters of data is equal to just over 15 years, right? Or are you just picking one piece of the article to try and make some irrelevant unsubstantiated point that 'good' analysis must be extensive and complex? Please change your username to Rube Goldberg, would make more sense in the long run and help support your 'statements'.
    Jan 15, 2015. 04:59 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Intel Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Not sure what you mean by "Analysis is too simple". Do patterns or consistencies require extensive, complicated, complex, and often times impossible to understand verbiage in order to provide value? Have you ever heard of the phrase "keep it simple stupid"? There are numerous factors that can and do affect price movement before, during, and after earnings. But we've found some very powerful consistencies (over the past 15+ years) in the data you see in the article. We've never found the need to slap lipstick on it just for the sake of making it 'more complex'. More complex does not equate to better information.
    Jan 15, 2015. 02:44 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What The Whisper Number Indicates For Citigroup Earnings Tomorrow [View article]
    We love keeping it simple!!!
    Jan 14, 2015. 02:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wells Fargo Whisper Number Showing Confidence [View article]
    Thanks Phr3d, on the mark.
    Jan 14, 2015. 09:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Whisper Number Impact: How Will CSX Investors React To Earnings? [View article]
    So tell me (us), in all your wisdom, how would an ad (assuming banner or box) convey the same information as that found in an article? You are apparently equating them as the same, yes?

    And what is your position on CSX - long, short, no position at all?
    Jan 13, 2015. 04:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Whisper Number Impact: How Will CSX Investors React To Earnings? [View article]
    While the data provided does include an earnings expectation, it also provides what has happened post earnings when the company exceeds or falls short of that expectation. So there is post earnings price movement analysis to plan ahead as it were. Both stock and options traders look to take advantage of price volatility both before and after earnings announcements.
    Jan 13, 2015. 02:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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