Leigh Drogen, CEO of Estimize, specializes in smart, dangerous ideas. In fact, Estimize is disrupting the stuffy, oligopolistic world of traditional earnings estimates long dominated by global investment banks. A recent independent scientific paper has demonstrated that Estimize’s earnings estimates are more accurate than those published by traditional players.
In this edition of CFA Institute’s Take 15 series, he discusses the inspiration for Estimize, its success relative to the traditional earnings estimate cotillion, and more.
Here is what you can expect inside the video:
00:00 – 00:50 Introduction
00:50 – 02:08 How is Estimize different from what the sell side has done traditionally?
02:08 – 03:50 What is the importance of the algorithms that Estimize uses?
03:50 – 04:28 How accurate are the earnings estimates on Estimize?
04:28 – 05:46 What is the sell side’s reaction to such a disruptive force?
05:46 – 06:29 What is the buy side’s reaction to a more accurate source for earnings estimates?
06:29 – 08:07 Where can I find Estimize’s earnings estimates?
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