S&P500 EPS Forecasts From Standard & Poor’s November 9, 2022

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 November 9, 2022:

Year 2022 estimates add to the following:

-From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $202.04/share

-From a “bottom up” perspective, “as reported” earnings of $183.22/share

Year 2023 estimates add to the following:

-From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $228.93/share

-From a “bottom up” perspective, “as reported” earnings of $206.22/share

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S&P500 Earnings Trends – October 2022

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” report of October 14, 2022:

from page 26:

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S&P500 EPS estimates 2022 & 2023

from page 27:

S&P500 EPS 2012-2023

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RevSD, LLC offers the above commentary for informational purposes only, and does not necessarily agree with all (or any) of the views expressed by these outside parties.

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S&P500 EPS Estimates For 2022 – 2024 As Of October 14, 2022

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

The following estimates are from Exhibit 24 of the “S&P500 Earnings Scorecard” (pdf) of October 14, 2022, and represent an aggregation of individual S&P500 component “bottom up” analyst forecasts.  For reference, the Year 2014 value is $118.78/share; the Year 2015 value is $117.46/share; the Year 2016 value is $118.10/share; the Year 2017 value is $132.00/share; the Year 2018 value is $161.93/share; the Year 2019 value is $162.93/share; the Year 2020 value is $139.72/share; and the year 2021 value is $208.12:

Year 2022 estimate:

$222.58/share

Year 2023 estimate:

$239.80/share

Year 2024 estimate:

$259.12/share

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RevSD, LLC offers the above commentary for informational purposes only, and does not necessarily agree with all (or any) of the views expressed by these outside parties.

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S&P500 EPS Forecasts From Standard & Poor’s October 7, 2022

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 October 7, 2022:

Year 2022 estimates add to the following:

-From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $208.12/share

-From a “bottom up” perspective, “as reported” earnings of $186.95/share

Year 2023 estimates add to the following:

-From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $238.29/share

-From a “bottom up” perspective, “as reported” earnings of $209.29/share

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RevSD, LLC offers the above commentary for informational purposes only, and does not necessarily agree with all (or any) of the views expressed by these outside parties.

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Firms’ Inflation Expectations For Year-Ahead And 5 Years Ahead

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta publishes a monthly report titled “Business Inflation Expectations” (BIE) that contains statistics from a survey of regional businesses’ views on various factors that impact profitability.  These factors include unit costs, unit cost expectations, sales levels, pricing, profit margins, and other factors.

As described on the site:

“Approximately 300 panelists receive the survey each month. Panelists represent businesses of various sizes headquartered within the Sixth District, which encompasses Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and sections of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Panelists range from executives of large corporations to owner-operators of small businesses. The industry composition of the panel roughly reflects the makeup of the national economy. Nevertheless, survey responses are weighted by industry shares of national gross domestic product.”

An excerpt from the October 2022 BIE Survey dated October 12, 2022 (involving 166 firms responding):

  • Inflation expectations: Firms’ year-ahead inflation expectations remain relatively unchanged at 3.3 percent, on average.
  • Current economic environment: “Compared to normal,” both sales levels and profit margins significantly increased. Year-over-year unit cost growth remained relatively unchanged at 4.1 percent, on average.
  • Quarterly question: Firms’ sales gaps (percentage below “normal” unit sales levels) remain relatively unchanged at 2.1 percent below normal. Small, medium, and large firms’ unit sales gaps increased significantly.
  • Special question: Firms were asked about their inflation expectations for both one year ahead and five years ahead.. They were also asked about the distribution of their labor force by skill level and a further question regarding the labor market. A breakdown of the results can be found in the special question section below.

The report also includes other questions and a variety of charts and tables depicting respondents’ answers.

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