For Q1 2020, the quarterly earnings of the Communication Services sector decreased -23.11% (year-over-year). The Communications sector includes the Media, Entertainment, Telecommunications industries. The quarterly revenues increased 4.94% when compared to the same period of the previous year. The gross profit margin of the sector is currently 13.3% (calculated using trailing 12 months figures). The data has been calculated using the 500 largest U.S. companies.
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Communication Services: Quarterly Earnings & Earnings Growth
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Communication Services (Media, Entertainment & Telecoms) Earnings Growth for Q1 2020.
The table above shows the current and historical quarterly earnings per share (EPS), revenues per share (RPS), growth rates and gross profit margin of the sector.
The quarterly earnings of the sector decreased -23.11% when compared to the first quarter of the previous year. The earnings of the sector have already been decreasing during Q3 and Q4 of 2019.
The revenues of the sector have still kept growing although the growth rate for Q1 2020 was slower than during the previous periods.
The profit margin reached its highest level in Q2 2019 (15.5%) and has since decreased to 13.3%.
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