Insight Factset, October 2018, S&P 500 reporting second highest net profit margin in 10 years

The blended (combines actual results for companies that have reported and estimated results for companies yet to report) earnings growth rate for the S&P 500 for Q3 2018 is 19.1%, and the blended revenue growth rate for the index is 7.3%. During this earnings season, several companies in the S&P 500 have discussed rising costs during their earnings calls. Given this concern, what is the S&P 500 reporting for a net profit margin for the third quarter?

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