- Fourth quarter earnings are expected to increase 31.3% from Q4 2014. Excluding the Financials sector,
earnings are expected to decline 2.3%.
- 222 companies in the STOXX 600 have reported earnings to date for Q4 2015. Of these, 46% reported
earnings above analyst estimates. In a typical quarter 49% beat analyst EPS estimates.
- The forward P/E ratio for the STOXX 600 is 14.6.
Data from Reuters as of March 10th