For reference purposes, below are two charts depicting net profit margins for the S&P500. Both charts are from the FactSet Earnings Insight report (pdf) dated April 13, 2017, page 25.
The first chart depicts S&P500 net margins (TTM) since April 30, 2007, as depicted:
The second chart below shows S&P500 quarterly net margins from Q3 2014 through Q4 2016, and projected net margins from Q1 2017, as depicted:
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