13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2019
November 26, 2019 by Janet Levaux
Earnings of S&P 500 companies fell -2.2%, the third straight quarter for a year-over-year decline, according to FactSet. Still, 75% of S&P firms posted earnings surprises, and 60% reported revenue surprises. A big majority of those in financial services, 80%, had sales that topped estimates; the upside was about 3% over anticipated results.