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I/B/E/S Estimates (Integrated into refinitiv)

Accessible on site. Licences can be temporarily granted for remote access, please contact: learning-center@hec.fr

Analyst detail, consensus and aggregates data, company guidance data, and advanced analytics


I/B/E/S (Institutional Brokers’ Estimate System) gathers and compiles the different estimates made by stock analysts on the future earnings for publicly traded companies:

  • Estimate data is displayed at company level, screened with rigorous quality control methods across 23,000 active companies in 90+ countries, and sourced from over 23,000 analysts.
  • Over 980 firms contribute data to I/B/E/S, from the largest global houses to regional and local brokers.


U.S. data back to 1976 and international data back to 1987.


  • On site: from the 1st computer on the left of the “Box 1” space in the Learning Center. To access it, click on the “Refinitiv” icon available on the desktop.
  • Remotely: an account is required, please contact learning-center@hec.fr