The vast majority of S&P 500 companies (proxy SPY or IVV) are profitable on a 12-month basis, but some have profits strongly on the rise and others have profits strongly on the fall.
This article presents the 20 companies with the highest ratio of 12-month to average 3-FY net income, and the 20 companies with the lowest ratio. Only the 469 companies with positive 3-yr average net income were considered.
(income in the millions)
FY 1 is the first prior fiscal year.
FY 2 is the second prior fiscal year.
FY 3 is the third prior fiscal year.
A prior post presents information about the 31 S&P 500 stocks with negative 3-year average net income.
An Excel spreadsheet containing this data for all constituents of the S&P index is available on email request.