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Director of Research at Zacks

Sheraz Mian is the Director of Research at Zacks, in which capacity he leads the 60 analyst equity research team covering over 1,000 stocks, including the entire S&P 500.

He oversees the creation of all commentary as well as the various subscription ... more


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Q4 Earnings Season Scorecard
We are off to a good start in the Q4 earnings season, with an above average proportion of companies beating EPS and revenues estimates. Importantly, estimates for the current period (2018 Q1) are going up, reflecting the impact of tax cuts.
FV Will Earnings Growth Resume After The Q3 Earnings Season?
Earnings growth is expected to be negative territory in the Q3 earnings season as well, which will be the 6th quarter in a row of earnings declines for the S&P 500 index.
It's All About Expectations
The earnings recession continues, with earnings declines expected to carry into the second quarter as well, which will be the 5th quarter in a row of negative earnings growth for the S&P 500 index.
The Earnings Recession Continues
Earnings growth for the S&P 500 index is on track for another decline in the ongoing Q4 earnings season, the third back-to-back quarter of negative earnings growth. The earnings recession isn’t expected to end any time soon.
Previewing The Q4 Earnings Season
The earnings picture hasn’t been very inspiring in recent quarters, with two back-to-back quarters of earnings declines for the S&P 500 index through 2015 Q3 giving rise to the ‘earnings recession’ talk. (Video Length: 00:08:21)
Q3 Earnings Scorecard
Including this morning's reports, we now have Q3 results from 307 S&P 500 members that combined account for 68.9% of the index’s total market capitalization.
What Trends To Look For This Earnings Season?
Total earnings for the S&P 500 index are expected to be down -6.8% in Q2 from the same period last year on -6.4% lower revenues. But excluding the Energy sector drag, total earnings for the index would be essentially flat.
The Bottom Line On The Q1 Earnings Season
Analyzing the factors that drove earnings lower in the Q1 .
Previewing The Q1 Earnings Season
The Q1 earnings season is shaping up to be very weak. Not only is the expected growth rate very low, but estimates of total earnings in the quarter are also the lowest of any other recent quarter.
Q4 Earnings Scorecard: S&P 500 Vs. Russell 2000
Earnings estimates for 2015 as a whole have fallen sharply in recent weeks, but the trend is particularly notable for the first half of the year.
Handicapping The Q4 Earnings Season
With the Q3 earnings season now behind us, we analyze the evolving picture for the coming earnings season.
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