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Calendar Q2 Earnings Update

07/18/2014

As of Friday, July 18, 2014, 82 of the S&P 500 Index (SPX) companies have reported CQ2 earnings. 

  • Next week 144 more SPX companies will report: Monday 9, Tuesday 36, Wednesday 38, Thursday 49, and Friday 12
  • By Industry:
    • Financials 25
    • Industrials 25
    • Consumer Staples 20
    • Technology 17
    • Health Care 16
    • Consumer Discretionary 16
    • Materials 12
    • Energy 8
    • Utilities 3
    • Telecom 2

Other SPX Metrics

  • CQ2 Profit Margin: 9.44% versus CQ 9.45%
  • CQ2 Gross Margin 32.19% versus CQ1 32.09
  • CQ2 EBITDA Margin 19.51% versus 19.49%
  • CQ2 Operating Margin 14.21% versus CQ1 14.19%
  • CQ2 Earnings $28.01 versus CQ1 $26.86
  • CY 2013 SPX EPS $106.35
  • CY 2014 SPX Current EPS $107.80 
  • CY 2014 SPX Estimated EPS $119.17

Mergers & Acquisitions Year to Date as of 7/18/14

  • Global M&A $2.5 trillion, +80% year on year
  • North America M&A $1.2 trillion, +99% year on year
  • European M&A $766.2 billion, +98% year on year
  • Asia Pacific M&A $409.2 billion, +42% year on year
  • Latin America M&A $68.8 billion, +35% year on year

Source of data cited: Bloomberg

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