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Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT)
Revenue
$28,725 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 2016)

Medtronic PLC's revenue for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $7,166 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was $28,725 Mil. Medtronic PLC's revenue per share for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $5.09. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was $20.22.

Warning Sign:

Medtronic PLC revenue growth has slowed down over the past 12 months.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Medtronic PLC was -1.80% 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 6.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 7.20% 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, Medtronic PLC's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 17.90% per year. The lowest was 4.20% per year. And the median was 12.60% 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.

Medtronic PLC Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was 7058 (Oct. 2015 ) + 6934 (Jan. 2016 ) + 7567 (Apr. 2016 ) + 7166 (Jul. 2016 ) = $28,725 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.

Medtronic PLC Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
Revenue 12,29913,51514,59915,81715,50816,18416,59017,00520,26128,833

Medtronic PLC Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
Revenue 4,2734,3664,3187,3047,2747,0586,9347,5677,1667,345
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