For reference purposes, below are two charts depicting quarterly Operating Margins and quarterly Sales Per Share for the S&P500, as depicted. Each chart begins in the third quarter (September) of 2010, and extends through the first quarter of 2013. The first quarter of 2013 data is estimated, as shown.
The underlying data is from Standard & Poors earnings estimates for the S&P500, from the most recent update of June 6, 2013:
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