Don't judge a quarter by its cover

August 2006
Dow Theory Forecasts;8/7/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 32, p1
The article focuses on the June-quarter review of profits which showed 69% of the 322 Standard & Poor 500 companies who declared earnings topped consensus estimates in the U.S. In an average estimate, earnings per share will be 5.3% which is said to be better compared to the 2004 earnings of 3.2%. For the 2006, the estimated earnings per share of 14% for the S & P 500 Index was projected by the Consensus.


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