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Avago Technologies Ltd (NAS:AVGO)
Revenue
$4,269 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2014)

Avago Technologies Ltd's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $1,590 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $4,269 Mil. Avago Technologies Ltd's revenue per share for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $5.85. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $16.39.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Avago Technologies Ltd was 64.20% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 19.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 14.30% per year.

During the past 8 years, Avago Technologies Ltd's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 19.90% per year. The lowest was 5.50% per year. And the median was 6.10% per year.


Definition

Also referred as sales, revenue is income that a company receives from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers. Revenue is often referred to as the "top line" due to its position on the income statement at the very top.

Avago Technologies Ltd Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 709 (Jan. 2014 ) + 701 (Apr. 2014 ) + 1269 (Jul. 2014 ) + 1590 (Oct. 2014 ) = $4,269 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

In ranking the predictability, companies with more consistent revenue and earnings growth are ranked high with predictability.

Peter Lynch categorized companies according to their revenue growth:


• Slow Grower: Inflation < 10-Year Revenue Growth Rate < 10%:
• Stalwart: 10% < 10-Year Revenue Growth Rate < 20%:
• Fast Grower: 10-Year Revenue Growth Rate > 20%:

His favorite companies are stalwart, those growing between 10-20% a year.

Companies in cyclical industries may see their revenue fluctuate wildly in good years and bad years.


Be Aware

Revenue can be manipulated by changing the way how revenue is booked. Companies may book sales before the payment is received, or before the revenue is fully earned. These will be added to balance sheet items such as account payable or account receivables.


Related Terms

Net Income, Cost of Goods Sold, Operating Income, Pre-Tax Income


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Avago Technologies Ltd Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
Revenue 001,5271,6991,4842,0932,3362,3642,5204,269

Avago Technologies Ltd Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Revenue 6066185765626447387097011,2691,590
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