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  • Will Apple Top The Whisper Number This Quarter? [View article]
    $1.42... just sayin
    Oct 20 04:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Top The Whisper Number This Quarter? [View article]
    Appreciate the feedback gpalermo64, but please provide your real name, address, phone number, and email address. Thank you.
    Oct 20 12:42 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Geez, you are one misguided, ignorant and grumpy (old assuming?) man!! (But I'm not sure because you hide behind your username).

    So you say we have short money behind the number, but what proof do you have of that? None, because we don't take positions and never have. In fact, in the article that you still haven't read above, we've indicated the average price move of Apple following earnings is 'positive'. Hmmm...if we're shorting we certainly don't do a very good job of setting it up.

    Then you have faith in 'real' analysts and think they are credible because they provide a name. Here are some names that may ring a bell: Henry Blodget, Mary Meeker, Jack Grubman, Frank Quattrone, Kang Gao, Trent Martin, and John Kinnucan to name a few (and don't forget SAC Capital). These are just a few of the people you defend because they assign a 'name' to their analysis. Good for you, if you like being misled, and losing money, but there are literally thousands on this site and others that would certainly disagree with your staunch defense of these people and their like.

    Here's some more non-data for you regarding your 'good' analysts you love and respect so much: "In short, there isn't anything surprising about earnings surprises. They aren't the exception; they are the rule. "All the numbers are gamed at this point," says James A. Bianco, president of Bianco Research. That little tidbit was cited in the Wall Street Journal. (I know what you're thinking, none of that is true because you didn't say it or think it.)

    You've stated (incorrectly) numerous times that all whispers are higher than consensus. While I am sure someone out there believes what ever you say, whether it be fact or fiction, and that you also believe everything you say, be it fact or fiction, this statement is pure fiction. I gave you the answer before but you just ignored it (I have a feeling even if I showed you everything you asked for you would still ignore and not believe what you see. I know you've never visited our website, and yet you continue to spout so called facts about our business that aren't true. Kind of like complaining about a movie while never having viewed it.) Some of the more popular companies (this quarter) with whispers below the consensus include NFLX, MCD, YHOO, YUM and LUV. And companies yet to report with lower numbers include COH, EMN, AXP, ACI, and PG. So why have you ignored those? Because they don't fit your misleading and ignorant statements? Because you don't do any homework or research? This stuff isn't being hidden anywhere - its available for free at our website.

    And you also stated "I've NEVER seen a whisper number that was in line with consensus - ALWAYS higher". Do you need me to list those or are you finally willing to do your own research? (Here are a few, again all from within the past few weeks: STZ, LSI, TSN, SBUX and SOHU. So again, you're wrong.)

    Now, let me educate you on crowd-sourcing (I know learning something new isn't your strong point but I'll try anyway). The power of crowd-sourcing is in the 'crowd'. It allows for a group of (in this case) earnings expectations to be collected from a diverse group of individuals, and this method has proven quite successful in many fields, including ours. No one individual has power or influence, the community has power as a whole. This actually reduces manipulation by any one individual, and increases accuracy. Once you give power to one individual, then corruption, deception, and manipulation will soon follow (see short list of 'names' above.)

    You're fighting on the wrong side here my friend, and your ideas and perceptions are completely wrong. That aside, whatever I write here will not satisfy you. You're happy only when you disagree or complain or something doesn't fit into your very narrow minded way of thinking (I've been reading your other posts). And no one can ever win an argument against ignorance because no matter the facts you'll always so "I don't believe it" or "I need more".

    So with that I'm done responding, I hope the back and forth has been entertaining for the readers here. Good luck to all in their trading.
    Jul 26 06:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Right back at you person hiding behind the username K1smet
    Jul 25 03:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Again, a company that posts their data without a name attached has no credibility...do you hold the same standards to a person that posts a comment with no name attached? (And you do know we have a website that provides this data well prior to earnings right? I'm sure you've registered and investigated what we do because you're so knowledgeable about us, correct? You do know we're not analysts correct? Of course you do, all the research you've done on us to learn more about us and not look stupid when you post comments...)
    Jul 25 02:43 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    So a company that posts their data without a name attached has no credibility...do you hold the same standards to a person that posts a comment with no name attached?
    Jul 24 02:42 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    The whisper number from our community was $1.28. Apple reported $1.28. The expected price reaction (beat or miss the whisper) as indicated in the article was positive. Apple is moving higher from open.
    Jul 23 02:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Do you mean....whisper it? ; )
    Jul 22 10:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Everyone Expects Apple To Beat... And That Is The Problem [View article]
    Says the guy that labels himself 'long time investor' and nothing more in his bio....
    Jul 22 07:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Understood Victor, but help me understand what metric are 'pump and dump', 'number made up by drinking buddies', 'manipulation', 'load of manure' etc.? The majority of comments on here were emotional, pure and simple, and had nothing to do with metrics.
    Jul 22 07:43 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Thanks poco, it was Fox Business News, here's the link if needed:
    http://bit.ly/1A3pNt9

    And yes, crowd-sourcing does have its advantages (and as I'm sure you've read here, its naysayers as well!!) To us, better data is simply better data.
    Jul 22 07:26 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    The whisper number is basically an average of earnings expectations from members that register with our site (registration is verified via email, IP addresses tracked, algorithm use, red flag alerts for inconsistencies). The majority of individuals that register with us classify themselves as individual investors. You can watch John Scherr, founder of WhisperNumber.com discuss here on Fox Business News today: http://bit.ly/1A3pNt9
    Jul 22 07:18 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    It's been that way forever, and yet reading the comments on this board you'd think that analysts estimates don't need competition...
    Jul 22 07:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Where is everyone now that Apple has reported earnings of $1.28, in-line with the whisper number presented in the article, and five cents ahead of the analysts? You guys are so quick to accept analysts estimates and upgrades/downgrades as be all end all, and so quick to dismiss data that may actually be useful.
    Jul 22 06:55 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Poised To Beat The Whisper Number? [View article]
    Than I guess we've been quite lucky for sixteen years running...
    Jul 22 06:52 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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