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April 12, 2016

S&P 500 Earnings Dashboard | Apr 12th 2016

by David Aurelio.

Update of the Thomson Reuters S&P 500 Earnings Today report including the Q1 2016 Earnings Dashboard and Q2 2016 overview and guidance.

Click here to view the dashboard in detail.

EARNINGS

  • Q1 2016
    • The Q1 2016 blended earnings growth estimate is -7.8%. Excluding the energy sector, the earnings growth estimate for the index improves to -2.6%.
    • 5% of the S&P 500 companies have reported Q1 2016 EPS. Of the 24 companies in the S&P 500 that have reported earnings to date for Q1 2016, 79% have reported earnings above analyst expectations, 0% reported earnings in line with analyst expectations and 21% 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, 68.5% of companies beat estimates, 9.5% matched and 22.1% missed estimates.
    • In the S&P 500, there have been 103 negative EPS preannouncements issued by corporations for Q1 2016 compared to 27 positive EPS preannouncements. By dividing 103 by 27 one arrives at an N/P ratio of 3.8 for the S&P 500 Index. This is above the long term average (since 1997) of 2.7 and below the trailing four quarter average of 4.0.
  • Q2 2016
    • The Q2 2016 blended earnings growth estimate is -2.1%. Excluding the energy sector, the earnings growth estimate for the index increases to 1.8%.

REVENUE 

  • Q1 2016
    • The Q1 2016 blended revenue growth estimate is -1.3%. Excluding the energy sector, the revenue growth estimate for the index increases to 1.7%.
    • 58% have reported Q4 2015 revenue above analyst expectations, 0% reported earnings in line with analyst expectations and 42% 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, 46% of companies beat estimates and 54% missed estimates.
    • In the S&P 500, there have been 58 negative revenue preannouncements issued by corporations for Q1 2016 compared to 40 positive EPS preannouncements. By dividing 58 by 40 one arrives at an N/P ratio of 1.5 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 1.9.
  • Q2 2016
    • The Q2 2016 blended revenue growth estimate is -0.8%. Excluding the energy sector, the revenue growth estimate for the index increases to 2.6%.

Please note: if you use our earnings data, please source I/B/E/S

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