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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 28, 2014
The second quarter earnings season marches forward as overall volume remains high for another week. The economic calendar will also garner some attention as the week's FOMC meeting, core PCE, and Friday's July jobs report look to be the primary focal points.
Jul 25, 2014
It was another fairly tense week from a geopolitical perspective. While there was some headline effect in both directions, there was no sustained impact on market sentiment, as has been the norm.
Jul 24, 2014
FactSet's Debt Capital Structure Detail report now provides intra-period activity to keep you informed of material changes in debt capital structure since the last filing date.
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.