Ex-Energy Earnings Still Terrible

Takeaway: A total of 458/500 S&P 500 companies have reported aggregate sales and earnings growth down -2.4% and -8.7% respectively.

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A total of 458/500 S&P 500 companies have reported aggregate sales and earnings growth down -2.4% and -8.7% respectively.

 

Here's the breakdown by sector:

 

  • So far, 6 of 10 sectors have reported negative sales and earnings growth;
  • Our favorite sector short, Financials (XLF), reported sales and earnings growth down -1.7% and -14.3%;
  • Energy (XLE) sales and earnings growth down -31.6% and -108.7% respectively;

 

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