Posts filed under “Earnings”

Revenue Growth: Signalling A Recession?

Category: Earnings, Economy, Video

JPM’s Conference Call: Q2 2012 Earnings Call

Category: Corporate Management, Earnings, Think Tank

7 Factors To Watch in a Slowing Economy

Just a quick comment as I am still out of sorts due to the 8 hour time difference and some Jetlag: The data continues to come in showing the global economy is slowing. The key question is whether this slowdown is to full on recession or merely a sloppy-muddle-through-barely-above-stall-speed economy. With all of the cross…Read More

Category: Earnings, Economy, Valuation

Earnings Season

Click to enlarge: MarketBeat (WSJ Blog) – Earnings Preview: Companies Getting More Pessimistic With another earnings season on the horizon and Europe’s economy struggling mightily, investors are getting that queasy feeling once again. Companies have been slashing forecasts sharply the last few weeks, with Europe’s continued turmoil often being cited as one of the main…Read More

Category: Earnings, Think Tank

Here Comes Earnings Season

Click to enlarge:   Reuters – Analysis: U.S. companies blame Europe for earnings warnings: As an increasing number of American companies warn their earnings will fall short of expectations, many are pointing the finger at Europe as the culprit.  As the second-quarter corporate results season gets underway in the next few weeks, the euro zone…Read More

Category: Earnings, Think Tank

The Occasional Yin and Yang of Research

Two reports from different wirehouses caught my eye yesterday due to their amazing Yin and Yang nature. First up, the always excellent Equity & Quant Strategist at BAML, Savita Subramanian (the Yin), issued a report titled Wall St. Proclaims the Death of Equities. The report discusses the firm’s proprietary sell-side indicator, which has reached near…Read More

Category: Analysts, Data Analysis, Earnings, Investing, Markets, Research

Quick Look at Guidance & Earnings Revisions

A few interesting charts from Merrill looking at revisions:   Click to enlarge: ˜˜˜ ˜˜˜ Source: BofA Earnings Season Update 1Q12 Earnings Wrap-up 29 May 2012

Category: Analysts, Data Analysis, Earnings

Q2 Earnings Preview … Still Not Good

Click to enlarge: Factset – Earnings Insight, May 25, 2012 Analysts Begin To Take Down Q2 Estimates; Double-Digit Growth Still Projected for Q4 During the month of April, there was little change to the estimated earnings growth rate for the second quarter. On March 31, the estimated earnings growth rate for Q2 2012 was 6.2%….Read More

Category: Earnings, Think Tank

The Earnings Beat Rate In Perspective – Analysis: Stronger earnings prove pessimists wrong Wall Street may have written off corporate America too quickly. In the early stages of the first-quarter reporting season, U.S. companies have beaten earnings forecasts at a rate of 79 percent. They have beaten revenue forecasts at a rate of 76 percent and expectations for overall corporate…Read More

Category: Earnings, Think Tank

Apple by the Numbers

Once again, its hard to put the Apple earnings into context. There are 5 key areas to look at: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Retail Stores, and International growth. The numbers are simply immense: Earnings: • Apple had net income of $11.6 billion on revenue of $39.19 billion. Earnings per share were $12.30 (versus Street analysts consensus…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Earnings, Technology