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 August 16, 2013:
from page 11:
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CY Bottom-Up EPS vs. Top-Down Mean EPS (Trailing 26-Weeks)
from page 12:
Calendar Year Bottom-Up EPS Actuals & Estimates
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