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Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
Revenue
$17,349 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

Diageo PLC's revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $9,773 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $17,349 Mil. Diageo PLC's revenue per share for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $15.59. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $27.57 Mil.

Good Sign:

Diageo PLC has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Diageo PLC was 3.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 4.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 4.90% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 9.20% per year.

During the past 13 years, Diageo PLC's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 16.30% per year. The lowest was -16.50% per year. And the median was 6.20% 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.

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Diageo PLC Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $17,349 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.

Diageo PLC Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
Revenue 12,31411,67613,40015,23216,08315,23914,95416,05216,78917,349

Diageo PLC Semi-Annual Data

Jun09Dec09Jun10Dec10Jun11Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13
Revenue 6,9448,4126,9928,3917,4578,9397,8089,5458,2829,773
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