Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Sources for notification of company earnings announcements

Stolen from BUS-LIB:

The person was looking for "any kind of electronic source, preferably FREE, that would notify me in advance of an earnings announcement of a U.S. public company. Not sure if any one is the best one, but the majority of the ones recommended to me certainly do seem to provide exactly what I wanted."

Here's the summary:

Forbes has a pretty nifty site:
It gives Highlights, Earnings, Webcasts, Conference Calls (with links!)and major Economic Events. You can search by company ticker or by date.

Earnings Whispers

http://w3.cantos.com/cantos/dyn/main.php?t=a (Primarily limited to UK companies.)

Many firms also offer email notification of upcoming events of interest to investors...check the "Investor Relations" sections of websites of the firms you are monitoring. Of course, if you are monitoring a large number, that could be tedious.

Powered by Thomson: http://online.wsj.com/public/Markets_Calendar.html


Earnings.com (also from Thomson, some free, some fee) http://www.earnings.com/highlight.asp?client=cb
also available here: http://fulldisclosure.com/highlight.asp?client=cb

Yahoo http://biz.yahoo.com/cc/

http://www.bestcalls.com Some free, some fee-based.

Offers transcripts for some calls, free. http://seekingalpha.com/transcripts

123Jump Offers Text Summaries of Some Calls back to 2005 http://123jump.com/earnings-calls-archive

Once you have a list of the companies you're tracking, you might want to take a
look at Website-Watcher http://www.aignes.com/ to monitor for updates.
Run it daily, hourly, several time an hour. It's up to you. This will work with any web page so you could also monitor a company's investor relations page. W-W also works as an RSS aggregator.

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