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Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE:HOV)
Revenue
$2,063 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2014)

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $698 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $2,063 Mil. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's revenue per share for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $3.31. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $12.27.

Warning Sign:

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc revenue has been in decline for the last 5 years.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Hovnanian Enterprises Inc was 10.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 4.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was -5.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was -24.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, Hovnanian Enterprises Inc's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 27.20% per year. The lowest was -40.10% per year. And the median was 7.80% 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 364.048 (Jan. 2014 ) + 449.929 (Apr. 2014 ) + 551.009 (Jul. 2014 ) + 698.394 (Oct. 2014 ) = $2,063 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.

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Annual Data

Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
Revenue 5,3486,1484,7993,3081,5961,3721,1351,4851,8512,063

Hovnanian Enterprises Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Revenue 387487358423478592364450551698
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