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Alleghany Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $1,352 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $5,292 Mil. Alleghany Corp's revenue per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $81.95. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $318.46.
Alleghany Corp revenue is in decline over the past 12 months.
During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Alleghany Corp was -2.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 39.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 32.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 9.00% per year.
During the past 13 years, Alleghany Corp's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 140.60% per year. The lowest was -56.80% per year. And the median was 8.00% per year.
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.
Alleghany Corp Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 1362.409 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1286.642 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1291.216 (Jun. 2014 ) + 1351.916 (Sep. 2014 ) = $5,292 Mil.
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:
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.
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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