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Q4 2017 Y/Y Blended earnings growth estimates

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  • TSX Composite (.GSPTSE) = 16.1 per cent
  • Ex-Energy = 16.9 per cent
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (VRX.TO) = -25.0 per cent
  • Healthcare Ex- VRX = 45.6 per cent
  • TSX Composite Ex-VRX = 16.7 per cent

Q4 2017 Performance vs. earnings expectations

77 per cent of the TSX Composite (.GSPTSE) companies have reported Q4 2017 EPS. Of the 190 companies in the index that have reported earnings to date for Q4 2017:

  • 54.7 per cent reported above analyst expectations
  • 35.3 per cent reported below analyst expectations


Q4 2017 Y/Y Blended revenue growth estimates

  • TSX Composite (.GSPTSE) = 21.4 per cent
  • Ex-Energy = 20.0 per cent
  • Valeant Pharma. (VRX.TO) = -13.2 per cent
  • Healthcare Ex-Valeant Pharma. = 7.2 per cent

  • TSX Composite Ex-Valeant Pharma. = 21.8 per cent

Q4 2017 Performance vs. revenue expectations

Of the TSX Composite companies that have reported revenue to date for Q4 2017:

  • 59.2 per cent reported above analyst expectations
  • 40.3 per cent reported below analyst expectations

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