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StarMine Earnings Surprise Forecast
North America | Europe | Asia
Results for Q4 2010

On January 13, 2011, StarMine's Earnings Surprise Forecast highlighted 10 companies with a high probability of reporting an earnings surprise. Using StarMine SmartEstimates as our guide, we accurately predicted the surprise direction in 8 out of 10.


ALK: Alaska Air Group   Predicted Surprise: +21.2%
Mean Estimate: $0.91  StarMine SmartEstimate: $1.10  Actual: $1.28  
KKR: Kkr & Co Lp   Predicted Surprise: +13.6%
Mean Estimate: $0.52  StarMine SmartEstimate: $0.59  Actual: $1.02  
AXP: American Express Company   Predicted Surprise: +5.4%
Mean Estimate: $0.95  StarMine SmartEstimate: $1.00  Actual: $0.94  
DECK: Deckers Outdoor Corp.   Predicted Surprise: +3.0%
Mean Estimate: $1.97  StarMine SmartEstimate: $2.02  Actual: $2.27  
KMX: Carmax Inc.   Predicted Surprise: +2.8%
Mean Estimate: $0.36  StarMine SmartEstimate: $0.37  Actual: $0.38  
This newsletter features stocks that we predict will experience an earnings surprise in the upcoming reporting season. All surprise predictions are uncovered using the powerful analytic and screening capabilities of StarMine Professional.
 Quarter Accuracy
 Q3 2011 8/10
 Q2 2011 7/10
 Q1 2011 7/10
 Q4 2010 8/10
  30/40 (75%)

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