Arcbest Corp Earnings Estimate

ARCB -  USA Stock  

USD 59.49  0.38  0.64%

Many public companies, such as Arcbest Corp, manage the perception of their earnings on regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are essential input when attempting to value a firm.
Arcbest Corp is projected to generate 5.2243 in earnings per share on 31st of December 2021. Arcbest Corp earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected Arcbest Corp EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Please continue to Trending Equities.

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The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 3 B. The current year Profit Margin is expected to grow to 0.0259

Arcbest Corp Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of Arcbest Corp is based on official Zacks consensus of 6 analysts regarding Arcbest Corp future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 75.59%, the future earnings per share of Arcbest Corp is estimated to be 5.2243 with the lowest and highest values of 4.85 and 5.6, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for Arcbest Corp is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
Current EPS
3.48
2nd of August 2021
4.85
Lowest
Estimated EPS
5.2243
5.60
Highest

Arcbest Corp Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of Arcbest Corp's value are higher than the current market price of the Arcbest Corp stock. In this case, investors may conclude that Arcbest Corp is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and Arcbest Corp's stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

6

75.59%

3.48

5.2243

Arcbest Corp Earnings History

Earnings estimate consensus by Arcbest Corp analysts from Wall Street is used by the market to judge Arcbest Corp's stock performance. The investors also use these earnings estimates to evaluate and project the stock performance into the future in order to make their investment decisions. However, we recommend analyzing not only Arcbest Corp's upcoming profit reports and earnings-per-share forecasts but also compare them to our different valuation methods.

Arcbest Corp Quarterly Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA

64.13 MillionShare
Arcbest Corp Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT was at 104.19 Million. The current year Earnings per Basic Share is expected to grow to 3.02, whereas Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit are forecasted to decline to about 542 M. Arcbest Corp Weighted Average Shares is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Weighted Average Shares was at 25.41 Million. The current year Weighted Average Shares Diluted is expected to grow to about 29 M, whereas Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares is forecasted to decline to (7.1 M).
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Arcbest Corp's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Arcbest Corp in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
55.7059.0462.38
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
53.2072.1575.49
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
52.9056.2459.58
Details
9 Analysts
Consensus
LowTarget PriceHigh
70.0087.25117.00
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Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Arcbest Corp. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Arcbest Corp's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Arcbest Corp's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Arcbest Corp. Note that many institutional investors and large investment bankers can move markets due to the volume of Arcbest assets they manage. They also follow analysts to some degree and often drive overall investor sentiments towards Arcbest Corp. With so many stockholders watching consensus numbers, the difference between actual and projected earnings is one of the most critical factors driving Arcbest stock price in the short term.

Arcbest Corp Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of Arcbest Corp refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering Arcbest Corp predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of Arcbest Corp, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

Arcbest Corp Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as Arcbest Corp, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of Arcbest Corp should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

Arcbest Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact Arcbest Corp's stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2021-05-04
2021-03-310.57671.010.433375 
2021-02-02
2020-12-310.92420.970.0458
2020-11-03
2020-09-300.82271.220.397348 
2020-07-29
2020-06-300.00150.670.668544566 
2020-05-05
2020-03-31-0.11960.360.4796401 
2020-01-30
2019-12-310.44930.560.110724 
2019-10-31
2019-09-300.86651.020.153517 
2019-07-30
2019-06-300.93690.93-0.0069
2019-05-02
2019-03-310.29420.17-0.124242 
2019-01-30
2018-12-310.93341.010.0766
2018-11-01
2018-09-301.11931.440.320728 
2018-07-31
2018-06-300.99011.120.129913 
2018-05-10
2018-03-31-0.07440.290.3644489 
2018-01-31
2017-12-310.36790.420.052114 
2017-11-03
2017-09-300.58210.590.0079
2017-07-28
2017-06-300.4810.570.08918 
2017-05-05
2017-03-31-0.1233-0.22-0.096778 
2017-02-08
2016-12-310.25610.290.033913 
2016-11-03
2016-09-300.48330.48-0.0033
2016-07-29
2016-06-300.41430.38-0.0343
2016-04-29
2016-03-31-0.1156-0.23-0.114498 
2016-02-03
2015-12-310.40810.21-0.198148 
2015-10-30
2015-09-300.790.74-0.05
2015-08-03
2015-06-300.730.750.02
2015-05-04
2015-03-310.10.06-0.0440 
2015-02-04
2014-12-310.440.530.0920 
2014-11-03
2014-09-300.740.740
2014-07-31
2014-06-300.720.65-0.07
2014-05-01
2014-03-31-0.080.140.22275 
2014-01-30
2013-12-310.30.380.0826 
2013-11-11
2013-09-300.360.520.1644 
2013-08-09
2013-06-300.20.18-0.0210 
2013-04-30
2013-03-31-0.41-0.52-0.1126 
2013-01-30
2012-12-31-0.04-0.31-0.27675 
2012-11-01
2012-09-300.260.24-0.02
2012-07-31
2012-06-300.170.180.01
2012-04-27
2012-03-31-0.18-0.64-0.46255 
2012-01-27
2011-12-310.240.08-0.1666 
2011-10-28
2011-09-300.320.460.1443 
2011-08-02
2011-06-300.050.20.15300 
2011-04-25
2011-03-31-0.21-0.51-0.3142 
2011-02-03
2010-12-31-0.09-0.12-0.0333 
2010-11-03
2010-09-30-0.04-0.030.0125 
2010-07-21
2010-06-30-0.39-0.30.0923 
2010-04-23
2010-03-31-0.63-0.85-0.2234 
2010-01-28
2009-12-31-0.3-0.88-0.58193 
2009-10-21
2009-09-30-0.36-0.230.1336 
2009-07-22
2009-06-30-0.27-0.62-0.35129 
2009-04-22
2009-03-31-0.39-0.73-0.3487 
2009-01-29
2008-12-310.17-0.44-0.61358 
2008-10-22
2008-09-300.610.610
2008-07-23
2008-06-300.750.64-0.1114 
2008-04-23
2008-03-310.180.340.1688 
2008-01-25
2007-12-310.550.550
2007-10-26
2007-09-300.880.75-0.1314 
2007-07-25
2007-06-300.660.780.1218 
2007-04-25
2007-03-310.150.220.0746 
2007-01-24
2006-12-310.90.56-0.3437 
2006-10-23
2006-09-301.311.26-0.05
2006-07-24
2006-06-3011.130.1313 
2006-04-24
2006-03-310.490.44-0.0510 
2006-01-26
2005-12-311.081.180.1
2005-10-24
2005-09-301.11.210.1110 
2005-07-25
2005-06-300.910.910
2005-04-25
2005-03-310.40.410.01
2005-01-27
2004-12-310.930.950.02
2004-10-21
2004-09-300.951.070.1212 
2004-07-20
2004-06-300.480.820.3470 
2004-04-21
2004-03-310.270.18-0.0933 
2004-01-26
2003-12-310.630.55-0.0812 
2003-10-20
2003-09-300.570.670.117 
2003-07-18
2003-06-300.430.3-0.1330 
2003-04-21
2003-03-310.350.19-0.1645 
2003-01-21
2002-12-310.590.57-0.02
2002-10-21
2002-09-300.420.540.1228 
2002-07-18
2002-06-300.20.260.0630 
2002-04-19
2002-03-310.250.06-0.1976 
2002-01-22
2001-12-310.360.3-0.0616 
2001-10-18
2001-09-300.510.41-0.119 
2001-07-19
2001-06-300.480.4-0.0816 
2001-04-20
2001-03-310.490.37-0.1224 
2001-01-23
2000-12-310.790.78-0.01
2000-10-17
2000-09-300.820.970.1518 
2000-07-20
2000-06-300.590.740.1525 
2000-04-18
2000-03-310.420.550.1330 
2000-01-20
1999-12-310.540.680.1425 
1999-10-19
1999-09-300.460.670.2145 
1999-07-20
1999-06-300.370.470.127 
1999-04-14
1999-03-310.140.320.18128 
1999-01-22
1998-12-310.170.30.1376 
1998-10-21
1998-09-300.30.340.0413 
1998-08-19
1998-06-300.330.32-0.01
1998-03-31
1998-03-31None0.1267None
1998-01-29
1997-12-310.220.19-0.0313 
1997-10-17
1997-09-300.270.410.1451 
1997-07-24
1997-06-300.20.20
1997-04-23
1997-03-310.01-0.07-0.08800 
1997-01-30
1996-12-31-0.17-0.56-0.39229 
1996-10-24
1996-09-300.11-0.49-0.6545 
1996-07-23
1996-06-30-0.23-0.51-0.28121 
1996-04-25
1996-03-31-0.52-0.54-0.02

About Arcbest Corp Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of Arcbest Corp earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current Arcbest Corp estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as Arcbest Corp fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Accumulated Retained Earnings Deficit595.9 M542 M
Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT104.2 M112.4 M
Earnings per Basic Share 2.80  3.02 
Earnings per Diluted Share 2.69  2.90 
Price to Earnings Ratio 15.24  16.78 
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA222.6 M197.3 M
Earnings before Tax92.5 M99.8 M
ArcBest Corporation provides freight transportation and integrated logistics services. ArcBest Corporation was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Arcbest Corp operates under Trucking classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 13000 people.

Arcbest Corp Investors Sentiment

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Arcbest Corp Investor Sentiment

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The market value of Arcbest Corp is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Arcbest that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Arcbest Corp's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Arcbest Corp's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Arcbest Corp's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Arcbest Corp underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Arcbest Corp's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Arcbest Corp value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Arcbest Corp's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.