3Q 2010 Corporate Revenues

For the last few quarters, I have been commenting upon revenue growth in corporate results.  I have focused on a variety of diversified manufacturers and distributors, all of them well-respected S&P500 firms.    Prior posts on this issue are found at this link. For the recently released 3Q 2010 financial results, there generally has been … Read more3Q 2010 Corporate Revenues

1Q 2010 Corporate Revenues

For the last few quarters, I have been commenting upon the general lack of revenue growth in corporate results.  I have focused on a variety of diversified manufacturers and distributors, all of them well-respected S&P500 firms.    My last comment on this issue was on January 29. For the recently released 1Q2010 financial results, it … Read more1Q 2010 Corporate Revenues

4Q Corporate Revenues

I have been looking at the revenue figures posted for a variety of diversified manufacturers and distributors.  These are well-respected, S&P500 firms. One would expect these firms to be posting decent revenue gains, especially as compared to the very weak year-ago period (4Q2008).  Additionally, these firms stand to benefit from the prevailing economic climate due … Read more4Q Corporate Revenues

3Q Double-Digit Percentage Revenue Declines

As I have discussed previously, double-digit percentage declines in corporate revenues is a serious issue. Many well-respected, broadly-based companies have posted double-digit percentage revenue declines for 3Q.  This is highly significant in that we are purportedly in an economic recovery; as well, 3Q 2008 should provide a (relatively) easy comparable period as the economy was struggling.   SPX at 1078.7 as this … Read more3Q Double-Digit Percentage Revenue Declines

Double-Digit Revenue Declines

The August 17 edition of Business Week, p19 had a column titled “A Record Revenue Decline.”  It can be found here at the bottom of the page: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/09_33/c4143btw375952.htm?chan=magazine+channel_the+business+week This line is especially noteworthy: “This marks the first time since S&P started tracking quarterly revenues (in 1993) that revenues dipped 10% or more for three quarters in … Read moreDouble-Digit Revenue Declines