April 20, 2017

S&P 500 17Q1 Earnings Dashboard – Apr. 20

by David Aurelio

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Last Update: April 20, 2017

Download the full S&P 500 Earnings Scorecard report here.

S&P 500 Aggregate Estimates and Revisions

  • First quarter earnings are expected to increase 11.1% from Q1 2016. Excluding the energy sector, the earnings growth estimate declines to 7.3%.
  • Of the 82 companies in the S&P 500 that have reported earnings to date for Q1 2017, 74.4% have reported earnings above analyst expectations. This is above the long-term average of 64% and above the prior four quarter average of 71%
  • The Q1 2017 blended revenue growth estimate is 6.6%. Excluding the energy sector, the revenue growth estimate declines to 4.7%.
  • 59.8% of companies have reported Q1 2017 revenue above analyst expectations. This is above the long-term average of 59% and above the prior four quarter average of 53%.
  • For Q1 2017, there have been 82 negative EPS preannouncements issued by S&P 500 corporations compared to 33 positive EPS preannouncements. By dividing 82 by 33, one arrives at an N/P ratio of 2.5 for the S&P 500 Index.
  • The forward four-quarter (2Q17 – 1Q18) P/E ratio for the S&P 500 is 17.3.

For more details on what to expect this earnings season checkout Earnings Roundup: Will 17Q1 be the S&P 500’s Best Qtr. in Over 5 Years?

S&P 500 Y/Y Growth Rates by Sector

S&P 500 Earnings Pre-Announcements

S&P 500 Composite (.SPX): Three Month Close, Forward 4Q P/E, and Trailing 4Q P/E History

Major Index Valuation Metrics

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