SP 500 Earnings Update and a Scary Chart

The “forward 4-qtr estimate” next week (after the quarterly roll) will be $175.69, versus the $176.25 of two weeks ago. As readers can see, even looking out further than the typical earnings metrics, there is a natural degradation to the … Continued

SP 500 Earnings Update: Forward Estimate Growth now over 20%

https://insight.factset.com/record-number-of-sp-500-companies-issuing-positive-eps-guidance-for-2018 The above link may be the best summary of this week’s earnings “action” but Factset notes pointedly that “A record number of SP 500 companies are issuing positive EPS guidance for 2018”. Here is the Thomson Reuters data (by … Continued