Quarterly Research on the Impacts of Currency on Corporate Earnings

Q3 2016 Earnings Report

The Top 5 Things You Need to Read in This Report

  1. The total quantified negative impact in Q3 2016 was 56% smaller than Q3 2015, totaling

    $10.67 billion, with $6.81 billion coming from North American corporates alone.

  2. Of the 263 reported headwinds, 74% were reported by North American Corporates and

    128 (49%) were quantified globally - higher than the 48% quantified in Q2 2016.

  3. GBP took first place as the top currency mentioned as impactful by both North American

    and European corporates for the second time in a row.

  4. In Europe, this was the 4th time in a row that GBP made an appearance on the top 5 list

    after debuting on the European list in Q3 2015.

  5. The percentage of Corporates reporting a currency impact who received questions from

    analysts was surprisingly low in both Europe (25%) and North America (22%).

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