10.18.21 Q3 Earnings Preview: Less Upside
We have used most of the superlatives we know to describe corporate America’s stunning performances over the past two earnings seasons. Despite lofty expectations, results exceeded estimates by the biggest margins we’ve ever seen (and one of the authors of this report has been doing this for 23 years). We expect solid earnings gains during the upcoming third-quarter earnings season, but upside surprises will be smaller. Unfortunately, we won’t need as many superlatives.
Look For Many—But Smaller—Upside Surprises
Earnings growth in the first half of 2021 was amazingly strong, with S&P 500 In... Read more