S&P 500 earnings are estimated to have a strong recovery going into 2017 – P/E may not be excessive

S&P 500 earnings are expected to show strong recovery in 4Q16 and 2017.  YoY earnings growth is estimated to be up !14% in 3Q just finished and up ~35% in 4Q over 2015.  Current 2017 earnings are estimated to be up nearly 20% over 2016.  82% of the S&P 500 companies have that reported so far have beaten estimates – its a small sample so far but encouraging.  The forward looking charts show a sharp recovery in earnings going out to year end 2017.  The market has lifted sharply in the past when the earnings growth shows such a recovery.   Jeb B Terry, Sr. Oct. 17, 2016


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Aberdeen Investment Management – a guide service for micro-cap technology investment – Manager of NexTech Medical Investments

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