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Xyratex, Ltd. (NAS:XRTX)
Revenue
\$814.3 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 2013)

Xyratex, Ltd.'s revenue for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was \$185.3 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was \$814.3 Mil. Xyratex, Ltd.'s revenue per share for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was \$6.72. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was \$29.50.

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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.

Xyratex, Ltd. Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was 195.597 (Feb. 2013 ) + 216.185 (May. 2013 ) + 217.282 (Aug. 2013 ) + 185.254 (Nov. 2013 ) = \$814.3 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.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Xyratex, Ltd. Annual Data

 Nov04 Nov05 Nov06 Nov07 Nov08 Nov09 Nov10 Nov11 Nov12 Nov13 Revenue 459.0 679.6 983.6 931.6 1,049.7 867.9 1,601.9 1,448.5 1,158.9 814.3

Xyratex, Ltd. Quarterly Data

 Aug11 Nov11 Feb12 May12 Aug12 Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Revenue 361.8 387.6 295.7 322.1 275.7 265.4 195.6 216.2 217.3 185.3
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