So far this earnings season, 65% of companies that have reported have beaten consensus analyst earnings per share estimates.  As shown in the first chart below, 65% would be the strongest reading seen since Q3 2010 if it holds through the end of earnings season on February 21st (2/21 is when Wal-Mart reports, which marks the unofficial end to earnings season). For top-line revenues, 57% of companies have beaten estimates this season.  While not as strong as the bottom-line EPS beat rate, a revenue beat rate of 57% would be good enough for the strongest reading since Q4 2014. (Source: Bespoke Investment Group)