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4 Companies Provided Half of SPX 2012 Earnings Growth

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 1, 2012 @ 11:00 am In Analysts,Earnings | Comments Disabled

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Source: Adam Parker, Morgan Stanley

 

Today’s absurd datapoint comes from Slate’s Moneybox: 88% of the S&P500 earnings growth for 2012 came from just 10 firms.

Just four companies—Apple, AIG, Goldman Sachs, and Bank of America—together provided a majority of overall earnings growth among large-cap companies.

 

Source:
Four Companies That Together Provided Most of 2012 Earnings Growth in the S&P 500 [2]
Matthew Yglesias
Slate, Nov. 26, 2012
http://slate.me/Xeb6SD


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