S&P 500 Earnings Leaderboard: Biggest Surprises Season to Date
As of this morning, about 10% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings.
Here's how things stand so far:
- Companies Exceeding EPS Estimates: 9%
- Companies Matching EPS Estimates: 1%
- Companies Falling Below EPS Estimates: 1%
Bank of America had the biggest percent surprise to the upside followed by Micron Technology . In absolute dollars, Bank of America also leads the list with a surprise of nearly $4 billion, followed by JPMorgan with a $1.7 billion gain.
Earnings - Best Performers (as of 4/29 AM)
|Company||Symbol||Sector||Date||EPS Est.||Actual||% Chg|
|Starwood Hotels||HOT||Cons Disc||4/29/10||0.02||0.13||550%|
|Bank of America||BAC||Financials||4/16/10||0.09||0.28||211%|
On the downside, Charles Schwab had the largest percent drop, reporting a -9% miss. In absolute dollars, General Electric , the parent company of NBC/CNBC, leads with its $496 million negative surprise.
Earnings - Biggest Losers (as of 4/29 AM)
|Company||Symbol||Sector||Rpt Date||EPS Est.||Actual||% Chg|
|Time Warner||TWC||Cons Disc||4/29/10||0.74||0.60||-19%|
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