Valuation – S&P 500 Operating Earnings Per Share

Valuation – S&P 500 Operating Earnings Per Share If companies are able to maintain their profit margins, the forward P/E ratio of the S&P 500 could fall to 20.1x by 4Q22. Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Top 5 vs. S&P 500 ex-Top 5 – YoY Contribution of EPS and P/E to Returns

Top 5 vs. S&P 500 ex-Top 5 – YoY Contribution of EPS and P/E to Returns The performance gap could widen further, as the top 5 largest stocks in the S&P 500 are superior on almost every financial metric (revenue, profit growth, margin structure, volatility and corporate leverage). Image: Credit Suisse Research