S&P500 EPS Forecasts From Standard & Poor’s

As many are aware, Standard & Poor’s publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.

For reference purposes, the most current estimates are reflected below, and are as of August 14, 2014:

Year 2014 estimates add to the following:

-From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $119.25/share

-From a “top down” perspective, operating earnings of N/A

-From a “top down” perspective, “as reported” earnings of $110.24/share

Year 2015 estimates add to the following:

-From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $136.54/share

-From a “top down” perspective, operating earnings of $135.84/share

-From a “top down” perspective, “as reported” earnings of $132.30/share

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StratX, LLC offers the above data and projections for informational purposes only, and does not necessarily agree with information provided by these outside parties.

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Two Charts Depicting S&P500 Earnings Estimates Trends

S&P500 earnings trends and estimates are a notably important topic, for a variety of reasons, at this point in time.

FactSet publishes a report titled “Earnings Insight” that contains a variety of information including the trends and expectations of S&P500 earnings.

For reference purposes, here are two charts as seen in the “Earnings Insight” (pdf) report of July 18, 2014:

from page 19:

(click on charts to enlarge images)

CY Bottom-Up EPS vs. Top-Down Mean EPS (Trailing 26-Weeks) 

S&P500 EPS trends

from page 20:

Calendar Year Bottom-Up EPS Actuals & Estimates

S&P500 annual earnings 2000-2015

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StratX, LLC offers the above data and projections for informational purposes only, and does not necessarily agree with information provided by these outside parties.

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ProfitabilityIssues.com is published by StratX, LLC (stratxllc.com).  StratX, LLC is a management consulting firm and strategic advisory that focuses on the analysis of current and future business conditions, and given these conditions, offers corporations and businesses advice, strategies, and actionable methods on how to optimally increase revenues and profitability.

S&P500 EPS Forecasts For Years 2014-2017

As many are aware, Thomson Reuters publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.

The following estimates are from Exhibit 12 of “The Director’s Report” (pdf) of July 23, 2014, and represent an aggregation of individual S&P500 component “bottom up” analyst forecasts:

Year 2014 estimate:

$119.34/share

Year 2015 estimate:

$133.66/share

Year 2016 estimate:

$148.27/share

Year 2017 estimate:

$138.00/share

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StratX, LLC offers the above data and projections for informational purposes only, and does not necessarily agree with information provided by these outside parties.

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ProfitabilityIssues.com is published by StratX, LLC (stratxllc.com).  StratX, LLC is a management consulting firm and strategic advisory that focuses on the analysis of current and future business conditions, and given these conditions, offers corporations and businesses advice, strategies, and actionable methods on how to optimally increase revenues and profitability.

S&P 2014 & 2015 S&P500 EPS Forecasts

As many are aware, Standard & Poor’s publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.

For reference purposes, the most current estimates are reflected below, and are as of July 17, 2014:

Year 2014 estimates add to the following:

-From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $120.07/share

-From a “top down” perspective, operating earnings of N/A

-From a “top down” perspective, “as reported” earnings of $109.67/share

Year 2015 estimates add to the following:

-From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $136.01/share

-From a “top down” perspective, operating earnings of $136.03/share

-From a “top down” perspective, “as reported” earnings of $131.80/share

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StratX, LLC offers the above data and projections for informational purposes only, and does not necessarily agree with information provided by these outside parties.

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ProfitabilityIssues.com is published by StratX, LLC (stratxllc.com).  StratX, LLC is a management consulting firm and strategic advisory that focuses on the analysis of current and future business conditions, and given these conditions, offers corporations and businesses advice, strategies, and actionable methods on how to optimally increase revenues and profitability.

Two Charts Of S&P500 Earnings Estimates Trends

S&P500 earnings trends and estimates are a notably important topic, for a variety of reasons, at this point in time.

FactSet publishes a report titled “Earnings Insight” that contains a variety of information including the trends and expectations of S&P500 earnings.

For reference purposes, here are two charts as seen in the “Earnings Insight” (pdf) report of June 20, 2014:

from page 18:

(click on charts to enlarge images)

CY Bottom-Up EPS vs. Top-Down Mean EPS (Trailing 26-Weeks) 

S&P500 earnings estimate trends

from page 19:

Calendar Year Bottom-Up EPS Actuals & Estimates

S&P500 annual earnings

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StratX, LLC offers the above data and projections for informational purposes only, and does not necessarily agree with information provided by these outside parties.

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ProfitabilityIssues.com is published by StratX, LLC (stratxllc.com).  StratX, LLC is a management consulting firm and strategic advisory that focuses on the analysis of current and future business conditions, and given these conditions, offers corporations and businesses advice, strategies, and actionable methods on how to optimally increase revenues and profitability.