Profit Margins of S&P Large Caps and Small Caps

Profit Margins of S&P Large Caps and Small Caps Profit margins between small and large caps are widening. Industries with highest concentrations are getting all of the profit margin improvement. Image: Arbor Research & Trading LLC

U.S. Corporate Profit Margin and Recession

U.S. Corporate Profit Margin and Recession The chart shows a U.S. corporate profit margin proxy. If it declines below 10% in this business cycle (red line), it could suggest a coming recession.

Increased Productivity Boosts Profits Margins

Increased Productivity Boosts Profits Margins When a company increases productivity, it makes more products without increasing costs. Higher productivity can improve the company’s profit margin and total profits. During this business cycle, productivity has increased at an average rate of 1.3% year-over-year. But productivity has been cut in half since the previous business cycle. You…

S&P 500 Quarterly Operating Margin

S&P 500 Quarterly Operating Margin The upcoming quarters should also see an expansion in S&P 500 net margins, suggesting a potentially positive outlook for profitability. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

S&P 500 Quarterly Net Margins Ex-Financials

S&P 500 Quarterly Net Margins Ex-Financials S&P 500 net margins are expected to expand in the upcoming quarters, suggesting a potential positive outlook for profitability. Image: BofA US Equity & Quant Strategy

S&P 500 Operating Margin

S&P 500 Operating Margin After the COVID-19 pandemic, the operating margins of companies in the S&P 500 have returned to a state of normalcy, leading to a positive trend of improved profitability and cash flows for these companies. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

S&P 500 Operating Margins

S&P 500 Operating Margins Will the profitability of S&P 500 companies improve in the coming quarters? Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management