Quarterly Updates

LPL Financial Research Q4 2019 Earnings Season Dashboard

With just 45 S&P 500 Index companies having reported, fourth quarter 2019 earnings growth is tracking to a 2.4% yearover-year decline on 2.5% revenue growth. It’s early in the season, but the slight increase in 2020 S&P 500 earnings estimates since December...

LPL Financial Research Q3 2019 Earnings Season Dashboard

With 200 S&P 500 companies having reported, third quarter 2019 earnings growth is tracking to a 3.8% year-over-year decline. Earnings upside of about 1% overall has been limited considering a strong 78% of companies having beaten forecasts. Estimates for the next...

LPL Financial Research Q2 2019 Earnings Season Dashboard

– With just 17 S&P 500 companies left to report, first quarter 2019 earnings are up 1.5% year over year, 3.6 percentage points above January 1, 2019, estimates. Revenue is tracking to 0.5 percentage point upside surprise and 5.6% year-over-year increase. – Forward...

LPL Financial Research Q1 2019 Earnings Season Dashboard

–With 92% of the S&P 500 companies’ results in, Q1 2019 earnings are up 1.4% year over year, 3.5 percentage points above January 1, 2019, estimates. Revenue is tracking to a 0.5 percentage point upside surprise and 5.6% year-over-year increase. –Forward earnings...

LPL Financial Research Q4 2018 Earnings Season Dashboard

–With 484 S&P 500 companies having reported, Q4 2018 earnings growth is tracking to 16.7% year over year, 2.5 percentage points above mid-January estimates. Energy has produced the biggest upside surprise. –Slower global growth and trade tensions have contributed...

LPL Financial Research Q3 2018 Earnings Season Dashboard

– With 92% of S&P 500 Index companies having reported, earnings growth is tracking to a 28.1% year-over- year increase, the highest since Q4 2010 and 6.5 percentage points above September 30, 2018, expectations. – Despite tariffs, S&P 500 earnings...