Capital IQ Unveils ‘Intelligent Estimates’

McGraw-Hill’s S&P Capital IQ division has added a new suite of corporate earnings forecasts to its desktop platform, dubbed Intelligent Estimates, to help users predict surprise financial announcements so they can adjust their positions as needed ahead of earnings season.

While investors traditionally relied on forecasts from the analysts with the best track record, the vendor’s Intelligent Estimates are based on a statistical model built on objectively verifiable factors, including how old the