Here's A Complete Preview Of Earnings Season In Two Charts

Earnings season kicks off after the closing bell today when aluminium giant Alcoa reports Q2 results.

Total S&P bottom line results are forecast to grow 3.0 per cent year-over-year, analysis by FactSet shows.

Leading the index is the financial sector, topped by expected growth from Bank of America.  In fact, excluding Bank of America, earnings are actually expected to fall by 1.7 per cent.

Below, a sector-by-sector look at earnings and revenue courtesy fo FactSet.

FactSet Q2 2012 Earnings

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FactSet Q2 2012 Revenue

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