S&P 500 Earnings Estimates and Forward EPS

S&P 500 Earnings Estimates and Forward EPS The U.S. stock market needs earnings growth to rise this year. EPS growth could rebound to 8%. Image: Fidelity Investments

S&P 500 Earnings Estimates

S&P 500 Earnings Estimates The U.S. stock market needs earnings growth to rise this year. Image: Fidelity Investments

Emerging Markets Earnings Estimates

Emerging Markets Earnings Estimates Emerging markets earnings estimates are falling from $105 to $77 in 2019. Image: Fidelity Investments

Earnings Estimate Progression

Earnings Estimate Progression This chart shows the earnings estimate progression since 2013. For this year, the consensus estimate of EPS growth is currently around 1.9%, and around 9.7% for 2020. Image: Fidelity Investments

Earnings Estimate Progression

Earnings Estimate Progression The consensus growth estimate for Q3 earnings stands at -3.2%, but the earnings recovery seems better than 2016. The Fed’s dovish pivot and low interest rates should continue to support the U.S. stock market. Image: Fidelity Investments

S&P 500 – Earnings Estimate Progression​

S&P 500 – Earnings Estimate Progression S&P 500 Q2 earnings have been better than expected, but Q3 earnings could turn negative at -3.27% amid the trade war. Image: Fidelity Investments

Earnings Surprises of S&P 500 Companies

Earnings Surprises of S&P 500 Companies To date, 60% of S&P 500 companies have beaten Q3 earnings estimates by 1 standard deviation, and 10% have missed estimates. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research