Economatica - 2nd Quarter Earnings Season Delivers Strong Results

2nd Quarter Earnings Season Delivers Strong Results

We aggregated by sector the EPS results of 3,286 companies that have released their 2nd quarter financials.

As earnings season is winding down, Economatica explores corporate earnings for the second quarter and confirms excellent improvement across the board.

We used the Economatica system to examine the 2nd quarter Earnings Per Share (EPS) numbers so far reported via the companies’ financial statements and compared them to the same quarter a year ago.

Here are the results per sector:

Earnings Per Share
Q2 = Financial Statements dated between April 8 and July 7
EPS reflects earnings over the 3-month period
Median values shown for the sector

Quarter EPS

Out of the total number of reporting companies (3,286) sampled, 68% of the companies reported higher EPS for the quarter than a year ago. This is how the numbers break down per sector:

number of companies with EPS

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