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Zacks Sales Surprises History

The Zacks Sales Surprises Data Feed provides pre-earnings release consensus sales estimates from analysts for thousands of stocks. Zack’s storied research team aggregates and validates the estimates and compares these estimates to non-GAAP sales reported by the company, providing the amount and percent surprise on release.  Analysts and developers can access this data feed in Excel and API format.


Use Sales Surprises to Craft Trading Strategies

Companies report sales figures quarterly and those figures may or may not differ from the consensus estimates. If earnings are off from what was estimated, the stock price usually reacts immediately. If the actual reported sales is greater than the sales estimate (positive sales surprise), the stock price will generally rise, and if the actual reported sales fail to meet the consensus sales estimates, the stock price will generally fall (negative sales surprise). A company that has a consistent track record of beating their consensus sales estimates will generally do well over time. 

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  • 4,000 securities covered
  • United States and Canadian Securities
  • Pre-Earnings Release Quarterly Estimates of Sales
  • Earnings Release Dates and Times, Fiscal Periods, and Last Revised Date
  • Count of Analysts Covering A Stock and Standard Deviation of Pre-Earnings Release Sales Estimates
  • GAAP and Non-GAAP Sales from the Earnings Release
  • Screen securities based on Sales Surprises from the last reported Earnings Release
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