S&P 500 Earnings Scorecard: 73% Have Met Or Exceeded Expectations To Date

So far 160 (approximately one third) of the S&P 500 companies have reported earnings.

Here's how things stand:

Companies Exceeding Estimates: 94 or 59%

Companies Matching Estimates: 22 or 14%

Companies Falling Below Estimates: 44 or 28%

Source: Thomson Financial