Year-End 2011 S&P500 Price & Earnings Forecasts

Yesterday (September 19) The Wall Street Journal had an article titled “Wall Street’s Optimism Fades.” The article contains a variety of forecasts and commentary regarding the stock market and earnings. Here are two excerpts of forecasts: Goldman Sachs last Wednesday ratcheted down its end-of-year prediction for the S&P 500 to 1250, from its previous forecast …

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Standard & Poors S&P500 Earnings Estimates For 2011 & 2012

As many are aware, Standard & Poors publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  (My previous posts concerning their estimates can be found in the under the S&P500 Earnings tag) Currently (as of September 2), their estimates for 2011 add to the following: -From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $98.58/share -From a “top down” perspective, operating earnings of …

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Strategist 2011 & 2012 Estimates For S&P500 Earnings And Price Levels

In the September 5 edition of Barron’s, the cover story was titled “Which Way Up?” Included in the story, 15 “buy- and sell-side strategists” give various forecasts including 2011 and 2012 S&P500 EPS, S&P500 year-end price targets, GDP, and 10-Year Treasury Note Yields. As seen on page 23, “The average of their expectations” for the …

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Analyst And Strategist S&P500 Earnings Estimates For 2011 & 2012

On June 27 The Wall Street Journal published an article titled “Stocks Fall.  Optimism Stands Tall.” As seen in this article: Analysts expect the S&P 500 companies to earn $99.86 a share in aggregate this year, up 2.3% from their April 1 estimate, according to FactSet. Strategists expect $95.24, according to John Butters, senior earnings …

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Standard & Poors S&P500 Earnings Estimates For 2011 & 2012

As many are aware, Standard & Poors publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  (My previous posts concerning their estimates can be found in the under the S&P500 Earnings tag) Currently, their estimates for 2011 add to the following: -From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $98.06/share -From a “top down” perspective, operating earnings of $94.89/share …

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Standard & Poors S&P500 Earnings Estimates For 2011 & 2012

As many are aware, Standard & Poors publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  My previous posts concerning their estimates can be found on September 17,  May 30, and December 30) Currently, their estimates for 2011 add to the following: -From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $96.21/share -From a “top down” perspective, operating earnings …

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Standard & Poors S&P500 Earnings Estimates For 2011 & 2012

As many are aware, Standard & Poors publishes earnings estimates for the S&P500.  My previous post concerning their estimates can be found at the September 17 and May 30 posts) Currently, their estimates for 2011 add to the following: -From a “bottom up” perspective, operating earnings of $94.79/share -From a “top down” perspective, operating earnings …

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S&P500 Price Targets & Projected Earnings 2011 & 2012

Today’s Barron’s has a cover story titled “Outlook 2011.” Among the average forecasts of the 10 respondents (strategists and investment managers) was the following: A year-end 2011 S&P500 target of 1373.25 $92.90 S&P500 EPS for 2011 $100.83  S&P500 EPS for 2012 (an average from 6 respondents) 3.2% GDP growth for 2011 In a separate story …

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S&P500 Earnings Consensus For 2011

Barron’s came out with its “Fall 2010 Big Money Poll” on November 1. There are a variety of statistics and poll results in it that I found interesting. Of special note is the S&P500 2011 profit consensus of respondents, at $91.11. There seems to be a growing overall consensus that S&P500 Operating Earnings will be …

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Stock Market Projected Earnings 2011

In the October 11-October 17 2010 issue of Bloomberg BusinessWeek, it had an article titled “The Corporate Profit Engine May Be Slowing.” The article contains a variety of information concerning earnings.  An excerpt: “For the first time in more than a year, Wall Street analysts cut their forecasts for Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index earnings …

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