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Percentage of Companies Beating Revenue Estimates (73%) to Date at Record High

74 companies in the S&P 500 have reported actual earnings and sales numbers for the second quarter. Of these 74 companies, 73.0% have reported sales above estimates and 30.0% have reported sales below estimates. How does this 73.0% number compare to recent averages?
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Jul 18, 2014
US equities finished mostly higher in choppy trading this week. One of the bigger concerns stemmed from the latest flare-up of geopolitical tensions.
Jul 18, 2014
Earnings season kicks into high gear next week with nearly every sector represented by a number of high profile releases. Looks to be a relatively quiet week on the macro front; though in the US the release of June's CPI.
Jul 15, 2014
FactSet's Supply Chain Relationships report exposes a company’s current relationships with its suppliers, customers, and partners and makes it easy to see the supply chain for any given company in an intuitive format.
Jul 9, 2014
Oxford Economics is a leader in global forecasting for business and government and is now available through FactSet Economics.