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Earnings Insight: December 1, 2017
During the past year, the average decline in the bottom-up EPS estimate during the first two months of a quarter has been 2.3%
John Butters
on Dec 1, 2017
Earnings Insight: November 24, 2017
Are analysts optimistic about retail earnings heading into Black Friday?
John Butters
on Nov 24, 2017
Earnings Insight: November 17, 2017
Highest number of DJIA companies reported revenue growth in Europe since 2014
John Butters
on Nov 17, 2017
Earnings Insight: November 10, 2017
Of the 445 companies who have conducted earnings calls, 93 cited the term “tax reform."
John Butters
on Nov 10, 2017
Earnings Insight: November 3, 2017
In aggregate, companies are reporting earnings that are 4.8% above estimates, which is above the five-year average.
John Butters
on Nov 3, 2017
Earnings Insight: October 27, 2017
At the industry level, the Insurance industry is reporting the largest percentage decline.
John Butters
on Oct 27, 2017
Earnings Insight: October 20, 2017
Are S&P 500 companies as optimistic on tax reform as the stock market?
John Butters
on Oct 20, 2017
Earnings Insight: October 13, 2017
Nearly Half of S&P 500 Companies cited negative impact from hurricanes in Q3 earnings calls.
John Butters
on Oct 13, 2017
Earnings Insight: October 6, 2017
Insurance biggest drag on S&P 500 earnings over past month.
John Butters
on Oct 6, 2017
Earnings Insight: September 29, 2017
Cuts to S&P 500 EPS estimates below long-term averages in Q3.
John Butters
on Sep 29, 2017
Earnings Insight: September 22, 2017
Record number of S&P 500 companies issued positive revenue guidance for Q3.
John Butters
on Sep 22, 2017
Earnings Insight: September 15, 2017
Have hurricanes negatively impacted S&P 500 earnings expectations for Q3?
John Butters
on Sep 15, 2017
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S&P 500 Companies with More Global Exposure Projected to Report Higher Sales Growth in Q1

For companies that generate more than 50% of sales inside the U.S., the earnings growth rate is 16.1%.