Stern School of Business, New York University


I/B/E/S is the Institutional Brokers Estimate System. Data includes Global Summary and Individual forecast information as well as buy-sell-hold recommendations for companies globally, plus cash flow, dividend, and pre-tax profit forecasts. Further information can be found on the WRDS website (see links below).


I/B/E/S data is available through the WRDS website, with documentation and data manuals. The WRDS linux server has SAS datasets and SAS sample programs. See links below.

I/B/E/S Estimates (commercial website)
WRDS Introduction (includes how to get an account)
WRDS Website (to request an account or to login)
WRDS Without Account (on public terminals in Library)