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Matthews International Corp (NAS:MATW)
Revenue
$1,480 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Matthews International Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $377 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $1,480 Mil. Matthews International Corp's revenue per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $11.46. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $44.85.

Good Sign:

Matthews International Corp has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Matthews International Corp was 4.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 7.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 8.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 7.50% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get other companies' revenue growth rate using revenue per share data.

During the past 13 years, Matthews International Corp's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 21.50% per year. The lowest was 5.00% per year. And the median was 10.00% 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.

Matthews International Corp Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 354.232 (Dec. 2015 ) + 367.176 (Mar. 2016 ) + 382.061 (Jun. 2016 ) + 376.995 (Sep. 2016 ) = $1,480 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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, Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Matthews International Corp Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Revenue 7498197818228999009851,1071,4261,480

Matthews International Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Revenue 280350344349365368354367382377
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