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LPL Financial Research Quarterly Earnings Season Dashboard



Source: LPL Financial Research, FactSet 10/23/2020


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LPL Financial Research Q3 2020 Earnings Season Dashboard

  • S&P 500 Index earnings for the third quarter are tracking to a 16% year-over-year decline, up 2 percentage points from last week and a solid 5 points above September 30 estimates.
  • Forward 12 months’ estimates have already risen 0.6% during October, an indication that the post-recession earnings recovery remains on track.

This Research material was prepared by LPL Financial, LLC.


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