First Quarter Earnings Expectations

S&P500 earnings trends and estimates is a notably important topic, for a variety of reasons, at this point in time.

The last post (“Earnings Estimates Trends“) displayed charts of S&P500 earnings estimate trends and the quarterly earnings and earnings estimates going forward.

FactSet, in a March 2 commentary on S&P500 earnings, contained this excerpt regarding earnings expectations for the first quarter:

Analysts have taken down EPS estimates also, as the estimated earnings growth for Q1 2013 has dropped to -0.4% today from an expectation of 2.2% on December 31.


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