I want to calculate financials on a broad market index, S&P 500. For example, VOO tracks the S&P. I want to know the cumulative averages for:

Diluted Shares Outstanding
Total Assets
Total Intangible Assets

Technically, I could download the income sheet/balance statement for every stock listed in the S&P and run these numbers myself. However, this is highly impractical. Is there an online resource for getting these numbers?

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    The headline question "Is it possible to calculate financials on indexes?" doesn't quite match the body " Is there an online resource for getting these numbers?" - Obviously, anything can be calculated, and it's common to hear the CNBC folk talking about S&P earnings as if the S&P were a $2000 stock and had an earnings number. Of course, that's how market P/E is also calculated. Commented Aug 17, 2015 at 18:10
  • I do not want to exclude any practical means to calculate the numbers. I understand it can be calculated and alluded to such. However, I stated its impractical to run these numbers by hand (and error prone), particularly quarterly. I'm open to online resources, API's, subscription services, newspapers, etc. I certainly prefer free. Commented Aug 17, 2015 at 18:13


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