Mumbai: The projected earnings growth rate for the BSE
100 companies for fiscal year 2005-06 expected to be is
27.63 per cent, compared to the 2004-05-growth rate of
29.1 per cent. For the fiscal year 2006-07, earnings are
expected to rise by 11 per cent.
This is revealed in the latest analysis for the top BSE
100 companies by Reuters Estimates for the top BSE 100
companies put out by Reuters (LSE: RTR; Nasdaq: RTRSY).
This report contains aggregated forecast information
from industry analysts, including the latest bottom up
earnings and revenue estimates data and sector projections.
Bottom-up estimates represent a weighted average of analysts'
consensus forecasts, calculated by Reuters to be consistent
with the 100 companies by market capitalisation.
Reuters Estimates are an aggregation of market estimates
and provide forecast information on companies around the
world. It includes consensus, data, estimates and actual
analysts recommendations, target prices and long-term
growth rates, broker and analyst information. It uses
up to 20 financial measures including revenue, profit,
EBITDA, EPS and cash flow, annual and interim data, forecasted
and historical periods and a history of estimate revisions.
"Reuters is the only global information provider
that makes bottom-up projections for the Indian markets,"
says Alex Hungate, managing director, Reuters, Asia. "Investors
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biweekly analysis of the top Indian stocks and sectors
from Reuters," adds Hungate on Reuters Estimates.
The analysis reveals that for the fiscal year 2005-06: