S&P 500 Earnings Leaderboard: Biggest Surprises Season to Date
As of this morning, about 56% of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings.
Here's how things stand so far:
- Companies Exceeding EPS Estimates: 36%
- Companies Matching EPS Estimates: 6%
- Companies Falling Below EPS Estimates: 14%
Starwood Hotels had the biggest percent surprise to the upside followed by Masco . In absolute dollars, Citigroup leads the list with a surprise of $4.3 billion, followed by Bank of America with a $1.9 billion gain. Ford Motor beat the street in earnings with $2.1 billion but had the highest miss in terms of absolute dollars for revenue, off by $2.4 billion according to data from Thomson Reuters.
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, Prologis had the largest percent drop, reporting a -94% miss.
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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