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Marty Chilberg is a seasoned financial professional with over 30 years of executive leadership, board, consulting and advisory experience.  He began his career as a certified public accountant (CPA). He moved to Silicon Valley in 1981 to begin his career in the software industry, working for... More
  • June 2014 Earnings Season: Week Ended July 25 1 comment
    Jul 26, 2014 2:51 PM

    Earnings season is now roughly 50% over with 230 of S&P 500 reported.

    • 75% beat earnings consensus by aggregate of 4.2%
    • Technology and Healthcare continue to show higher revenue and earnings growth. Sector price performance up .73% and .71% respectively.
    • Consumer discretionary appears to be a disconnect. Revenue growth pretty solid this quarter around 4%. Sector price performance continues to be weak down 1.03% last week.

    Economic data

    • Initial jobless claims down 19k in W/E July 19th.
    • Existing home sales up 2.6% sequentially (month).
    • New home sales fell 8.1% sequentially (month).
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    Author’s reply » Interesting earnings tidbit:
    Excluding financials, the S&P earnings growth rate is at 8.5% this quarter. That's the highest level seen over the past 3 years.
    29 Jul 2014, 10:30 AM Reply Like
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