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Zale Corp (NYSE:ZLC)
Revenue
$1,879 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2014)

Zale Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $656 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $1,879 Mil. Zale Corp's revenue per share for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $14.58. Its revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $46.54 Mil.


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.

Zale Corp Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 442.708 (Apr. 2013 ) + 417.089 (Jul. 2013 ) + 362.615 (Oct. 2013 ) + 656.449 (Jan. 2014 ) = $1,879 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.

Zale Corp Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
Revenue 2,3042,3832,4392,4372,1381,7801,6161,7431,8671,888

Zale Corp Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
Revenue 351664445407357671443417363656
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