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Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NAS:SWHC)
Revenue
$556.6 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2014)

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $108.4 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $556.6 Mil. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp's revenue per share for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $1.98. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $9.98.

Warning Sign:

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp revenue growth has slowed down over the past 12 months.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp was 3.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 24.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 16.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 9.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, Smith & Wesson Holding Corp's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 27.20% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 7.60% 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.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 145.881 (Jan. 2014 ) + 170.425 (Apr. 2014 ) + 131.869 (Jul. 2014 ) + 108.446 (Oct. 2014 ) = $556.6 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.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Annual Data

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
Revenue 125.8160.0236.6295.9335.0406.2342.2412.0587.5626.6

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Revenue 136.0136.6136.2178.7171.0139.3145.9170.4131.9108.4
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