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Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY)
Revenue Per Share
\$156.71 (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

Safeway Inc's revenue per share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was \$35.98. Safeway Inc's revenue per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was \$156.71.

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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.

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

 Revenue Per Share (A: Dec. 2013 ) = Revenue (A: Dec. 2013 ) / Total Shares Outstanding (A: Dec. 2013 ) = 36139.1 / 241.500 = 149.64

Safeway Inc's Revenue Per Share for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

 Revenue Per Share (Q: Sep. 2014 ) = Revenue (Q: Sep. 2014 ) / Total Shares Outstanding (Q: Sep. 2014 ) = 8307.9 / 230.900 = 35.98

Safeway Inc Revenue Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 48.507 (Dec. 2013 ) + 36.216 (Mar. 2014 ) + 36.009 (Jun. 2014 ) + 35.981 (Sep. 2014 ) = \$156.71

* 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.

Safeway Inc Annual Data

 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 per share rev 79.77 85.41 89.74 94.88 101.09 98.94 108.14 126.91 146.68 149.64

Safeway Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 per share rev 36.84 35.96 43.46 34.27 33.85 33.52 48.51 36.22 36.01 35.98
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