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Earnings Preview: Archive

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3 Things to Know About the Q4 Earnings Season

It is this margins outlook that will determine how the revisions trend evolves through this earnings season, though estimates for the current period (2022 Q1) are holding up a lot better than was the case at the comparable time in the preceding quarter...

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Banks Provide Mixed Start to Q4 Earnings Season

We now have results from 17.6% of the sector's market capitalization in the S&P 500 index. Total earnings for these Finance sector companies are up +3.6% from the same period last year on +1.8% higher revenues...

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Q4 Earnings Preview: What to Expect from JPMorgan and the Big Banks

Bank stocks have perked up lately, as the outlook for interest rates has become more favorable to the group's business. Here's what to expect from big banks such as JPMorgan's Q4 FY21 results...

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Q4 Earnings Season Gets Underway

The aggregate quarterly earnings estimate has been coming down, after 'peaking' in mid-October...

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The Retail Sector Margin Squeeze

All of the big retailers had to spend more to keep shelves stocked, with freight expenses a major drag on margins and outlook...

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What's Going on with Earnings in Q4 and Beyond?

Even as estimates for 2021 Q4 have modestly come down, they continue to move up for next year...

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Are Earnings Estimates Going Down?

Earnings and revenue growth has come down in the ongoing Q3 earnings season from the first-half's breakneck speed, but...

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Even Big Tech Has Supply Chain Problems

A recurring theme this earnings season has been supply-chain woes and shortages of essential inputs, as well as labor, with not even the mighty Apple (AAPL) and Amazon (AMZN) immune from the issues...

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Previewing Big Tech Earnings: Apple, Microsoft and Other Giants

The chart below shows the earnings and revenue picture for this group of 5 companies in the aggregate, on a quarterly basis, with expectations for 2021 Q3 highlighted...

AMZNPositive Net Change AAPLPositive Net Change AMDNegative Net Change MSFTPositive Net Change SBUXPositive Net Change FBPositive Net Change TWTRPositive Net Change GOOGLPositive Net Change SNAPPositive Net Change SPOTPositive Net Change

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Into the Heart of Q3 Earnings Season

The big banks got us off to a flying start in this Q3 earnings season, but we will get a true sense of how good or otherwise the corporate profitability picture is after seeing the coming week's reporting docket.

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What Will Q3 Bank Earnings Show?

The Zacks Major Banks industry's Q3 earnings are expected to be up +11.2% on +2.5% higher revenues...

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Clouds on the Earnings Horizon

Unlike the last few quarters when the earnings picture remained unequivocally positive and reassuring, we may be starting to see some clouds emerge on the horizon as look ahead to the start of the Q3 earnings season...

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Making Sense of the Q3 Earnings Picture and Beyond

Recent updates on the revisions trends have been somewhat disconcerting, as you can see in the chart below that tracks the evolution of Q3 earnings growth expectations...

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The Start of Q3 Earnings Season

Unlike Q3 GDP growth estimates, earnings expectations for the period have not been revised lower, but the revisions trend has nevertheless lost its earlier momentum...

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Delta and the Q3 Earnings Season

The ongoing resurge in Covid infections has started weighing on near-term economic outlook, with estimates of Q3 GDP growth sharply coming down in recent days.

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Q3 Earnings Season Preview

Comparisons will be relatively normal in Q3 and beyond since the U.S. economy began reopening in the year-earlier period, hence the expected deceleration in the growth pace...

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What to Expect from Airline Industry Earnings

Airline companies have benefited from the economic reopening and the easing of travel restrictions, reversing the earlier losses suffered as the pandemic took hold...

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Taking Stock of Small-Cap Earnings

This note takes a look at the 2021 Q2 earnings season and the evolving earnings picture for the current and coming quarters for the small-cap S&P 600 (SPSM) index...

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3 Things to Know About the Q2 Earnings Season

The first notable feature of the Q2 earnings season is the impressive momentum on the revenue side, both in terms of growth rate, as well as the beats percentages...

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The 3 Most Notable Features of Q2 Earnings Season

The first notable feature of the Q2 earnings season is the impressive momentum on the revenue side, both in terms of growth rate as well as the beats percentages...

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Is Big Tech Growth Really Decelerating?

You can see this long-term growth trajectory in the chart below that shows the group's earnings and revenue growth on an annual basis...

AMZNPositive Net Change AAPLPositive Net Change MSFTPositive Net Change FBPositive Net Change GOOGLPositive Net Change

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Big Tech Earnings Preview: Apple, Amazon and Other Market Movers

Beyond the big 5 Tech players, total Q2 earnings for the Technology sector as a whole are expected to be up +37.3% from the same period last year on +19.5% higher revenues...

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Q2 Earnings Reports Confirm Economic Boom Ahead

We are off to a great start in the Q2 earnings season, with 2021 Q2 earnings projected to climb 14.5% above the comparable pre-Covid 2019 period...

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Previewing Q2 FY21 Bank Earnings

The overall set up for bank earnings remains positive, with the stocks likely reversing their recent interest rate-centric weakness...

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Durable Earnings Growth Expected

The double-digit earnings growth expected in each of the next two years suggests the market isn't looking for a one-off rebound this year, but rather an enduring growth cycle...

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