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Patterson Companies Inc (NAS:PDCO)
Revenue
$4,064 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2014)

Patterson Companies Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $1,102 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $4,064 Mil. Patterson Companies Inc's revenue per share for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $10.95. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $40.00 Mil.

Good Sign:

Patterson Companies Inc has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Patterson Companies Inc was 14.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 11.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 10.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 9.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, Patterson Companies Inc's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 18.90% per year. The lowest was 6.90% per year. And the median was 12.40% 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.

Patterson Companies Inc Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 880.125 (Jul. 2013 ) + 998.834 (Oct. 2013 ) + 1082.679 (Jan. 2014 ) + 1102.077 (Apr. 2014 ) = $4,064 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.

Patterson Companies Inc Annual Data

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
Revenue 2,4212,6152,7982,9993,0943,2373,4163,5363,6374,064

Patterson Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Revenue 9368898679169658809991,0831,1021,060
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