Earnings growth lower, but still exceeds 20 per cent

Investment bank UBS Warburg estimates that earnings per share growth over the past six months for all listed companies is 20.3 per cent, but this is down from EPS growth of 27.6 per cent in the reporting season 12 months ago. Resources stocks recorded growth in earnings per share of 52 per cent growth. Industrial stocks recorded EPS growth of 13 per cent.