S&P 500 Earnings Per Share:

28.96 USD for Q4 2018
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S&P 500 Earnings Per Share is at a current level of 28.96, down from 36.36 last quarter and up from 26.96 one year ago. This is a change of -20.35% from last quarter and 7.42% from one year ago.

The S&P 500 Earnings Per Share measures the composite earnings per share for the S&P 500. This metric comes from Standard & Poors, and gives an idea of the overall EPS earned from the major US companies. EPS numbers experienced tumultous times during the financial crisis in 2008. S&P 500 EPS reached as low as -23.25, when many companies were not able to return a profit.

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Dec. 31, 2018 28.96
Sept. 30, 2018 36.36
June 30, 2018 34.05
March 31, 2018 33.02
Dec. 31, 2017 26.96
Sept. 30, 2017 28.45
June 30, 2017 27.01
March 31, 2017 27.46
Dec. 31, 2016 24.16
Sept. 30, 2016 25.39
June 30, 2016 23.28
March 31, 2016 21.72
Dec. 31, 2015 18.70
Sept. 30, 2015 23.22
June 30, 2015 22.80
March 31, 2015 21.81
Dec. 31, 2014 22.83
Sept. 30, 2014 27.47
June 30, 2014 27.14
March 31, 2014 24.87
Dec. 31, 2013 26.48
Sept. 30, 2013 24.63
June 30, 2013 24.87
March 31, 2013 24.22
Dec. 31, 2012 20.65
   
Sept. 30, 2012 21.21
June 30, 2012 21.62
March 31, 2012 23.03
Dec. 31, 2011 20.64
Sept. 30, 2011 22.63
June 30, 2011 22.24
March 31, 2011 21.44
Dec. 31, 2010 20.67
Sept. 30, 2010 19.52
June 30, 2010 19.68
March 31, 2010 17.48
Dec. 31, 2009 15.18
Sept. 30, 2009 14.76
June 30, 2009 13.51
March 31, 2009 7.52
Dec. 31, 2008 -23.25
Sept. 30, 2008 9.73
June 30, 2008 12.86
March 31, 2008 15.54
Dec. 31, 2007 7.82
Sept. 30, 2007 15.15
June 30, 2007 21.88
March 31, 2007 21.33
Dec. 31, 2006 20.24
Sept. 30, 2006 21.47

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Stats

Last Value 28.96
Latest Period Dec 2018
Last Updated Apr 9 2019, 17:24 EDT
Average Growth Rate 5.65%
Value from 1 Year Ago 26.96
Change from 1 Year Ago 7.42%
Frequency Quarterly
Unit USD
Adjustment N/A
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