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Are We Headed for an Earnings Cliff?

The Q3 earnings reports showed that contrary to fears of an impending earnings cliff, companies have largely been able to protect their bottom lines. We are not suggesting that the earnings picture is great, but rather that it has proved to be a lot more stable and resilient than many have been willing to give...

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Earnings Estimates Keep Coming Down

Note: The following is an excerpt from this week’s Earnings Trends report. You can access the full report that contains detailed historical actual and estimates for the current and following periods, please click here>>>   Here are the key points:   The trend of negative estimate revisions that was already firmly in place ahead of the start...

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Earnings Estimates Keep Coming Down

Note: The following is an excerpt from this week’s Earnings Trends report. You can access the full report that contains detailed historical actual and estimates for the current and following periods, please click here>>> Here are the key points:   The trend of negative estimate revisions that was already firmly in place ahead of the start of...

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United Airlines (UAL) Cements Ties With Regional Carrier JSX

In a customer-friendly move, United Airlines UAL expanded its partnership with Dallas-based regional carrier JSX. A deal between the two was first inked in March 2022.  With the same, a new private aviation track for students was created under UAL’s pilot career development program, Aviate. The scope of the association was earlier strengthened in June...

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Why SVB Financial (SIVB) Is Out of Favor for Investors

SVB Financial Group SIVB is turning out to be one of the worst-performing S&P 500 stocks in the Finance sector. So far this year, shares of this bank have plunged 67.2% compared with the industry’s decline of 31.2%. Likewise, the stock is trading way below the Zacks Finance sector and the S&P 500, which have...

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Breaking Down Retail Earnings That Highlight Slowing Consumer Spending

It is no surprise that the combined weight of elevated inflation, rising interest rates and uncertainty about the economy have forced consumers to change their spending behavior. The issue has undoubtedly been at play with lower-income households for some time now. But we can intuitively appreciate that it will not stay restricted to this consumer...

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Evaluating Further Downside Risks to Earnings Estimates

Note: The following is an excerpt from this week’s Earnings Trends report. You can access the full report that contains detailed historical actual and estimates for the current and following periods, please click here>>> Here are the key points:   For the 469 S&P 500 members that have reported Q3 results already, total earnings are up +2.2%...

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Evaluating Further Downside Risks to Earnings Estimates

Note: The following is an excerpt from this week’s Earnings Trends report. You can access the full report that contains detailed historical actual and estimates for the current and following periods, please click here>>> Here are the key points:   For the 469 S&P 500 members that have reported Q3 results already, total earnings are up +2.2%...

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5 Retailers Likely to Gain on Earnings Results This Month

We are in the last major week of the third-quarter 2022 earnings season. So far, corporate America has shown mixed results. Although the earnings growth rate has declined systematically, margin pressures have come in less than expected. Most of the sectors have already reported with the notable exception being the retail sector. Last quarter was...

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Bear of the Day: Ally Financial (ALLY)

Ally Financial Inc. ALLY is raising credit loss provisions in its auto loan business as economic uncertainty rises. This Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) is expected to see double digit earnings decline this year and next. Ally Financial is a digital financial services company with commercial and corporate customers. It operates a digital bank, Ally...