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September 27, 2016

S&P 500 Earnings Dashboard | Sep. 27, 2016

by David Aurelio.

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Earnings

  • Q2 201616
    • The Q2 2016 blended earnings growth estimate is -2.1%. Excluding the energy sector, the earnings growth estimate for the index improves to 2.3%.
    • 100% of the S&P 500 companies have reported Q2 2016 EPS. Of the 500 companies in the S&P 499 that have reported earnings to date for Q2 2016, 71% have reported earnings above analyst expectations, 11% reported earnings in line with analyst expectations and 18% reported earnings below analyst expectations. In a typical quarter (since 1994), 63% of companies beat estimates, 16% match and 21% miss estimates. Over the past four quarters, 70% of companies beat estimates, 9% matched and 21% missed estimates.
    • In the S&P 500, there have been 85 negative EPS preannouncements issued by corporations for Q2 2016 compared to 40 positive EPS preannouncements. By dividing 85 by 40 one arrives at an N/P ratio of 2.3 for the S&P 500 Index. This is below the long term average (since 1997) of 2.7 and below the trailing four quarter average of 3.5.
  • Q3 2016
    • The Q3 2016 blended earnings growth estimate is -0.7%. Excluding the energy sector, the earnings growth estimate for the index increases to 2.7%.
    • In the S&P 500, there have been 80 negative EPS preannouncements issued by corporations for Q3 2016 compared to 34 positive EPS preannouncements. By dividing 80 by 34 one arrives at an N/P ratio of 2.4 for the S&P 500 Index.

Revenue

  • Q2 2016
    • The Q2 2016 blended revenue growth estimate is -0.4%. Excluding the energy sector, the revenue growth estimate for the index increases to 2.5%.
    • 53% have reported Q2 2016 revenue above analyst expectations, 0% reported earnings in line with analyst expectations and 47% reported earnings below analyst expectations. In a typical quarter (since 2002), 60% of companies beat estimates and 40% miss estimates. Over the past four quarters, 48% of companies beat estimates and 52% missed estimates.
    • In the S&P 500, there have been 52 negative revenue preannouncements issued by corporations for Q2 2016 compared to 46 positive EPS preannouncements. By dividing 52 by 46 one arrives at an N/P ratio of 1.1 for the S&P 500 Index. This is below the long term average (since 2008) of 1.8 and below the trailing four quarter average of 1.6.
  • Q3 2016
    • The Q3 2016 blended revenue growth estimate is 2.5%. Excluding the energy sector, the revenue growth estimate for the index increases to 4.1%.
    • In the S&P 500, there have been 51 negative revenue preannouncements issued by corporations for Q3 2016 compared to 45 positive EPS preannouncements. By dividing 51 by 45 one arrives at an N/P ratio of 1.1 for the S&P 500 Index.

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