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Zale Corp (NYSE:ZLC)
Revenue Per Share
\$46.54 (TTM As of Jan. 2014)

Zale Corp's revenue per share for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was \$14.58. Zale Corp's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was \$46.54.

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Definition

Revenue per Share is the amount of Revenue per outstanding share of the companys stock.

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's Revenue Per Share for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

 Revenue Per Share (A: Jul. 2013 ) = Revenue (A: Jul. 2013 ) / Total Shares Outstanding (A: Jul. 2013 ) = 1888.016 / 40.958 = 46.10

Zale Corp's Revenue Per Share for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

 Revenue Per Share (Q: Jan. 2014 ) = Revenue (Q: Jan. 2014 ) / Total Shares Outstanding (Q: Jan. 2014 ) = 656.449 / 45.022 = 14.58

Zale Corp Revenue Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 11.271 (Apr. 2013 ) + 9.607 (Jul. 2013 ) + 11.077 (Oct. 2013 ) + 14.581 (Jan. 2014 ) = \$46.54

* 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.

Zale Corp Annual Data

 Jul04 Jul05 Jul06 Jul07 Jul08 Jul09 Jul10 Jul11 Jul12 Jul13 per share rev 43.06 45.85 49.56 49.74 50.34 55.79 50.41 54.24 57.99 46.10

Zale Corp Quarterly Data

 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 per share rev 10.91 17.83 13.82 12.63 11.07 16.64 11.27 9.61 11.08 14.58
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