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Sycamore Networks Inc  (OTCPK:SCMR) Revenue: $50.26 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2013)

Sycamore Networks Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2013 was $9.47 Mil. Its revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2013 was $50.26 Mil. Sycamore Networks Inc's Revenue per Share for the three months ended in Jan. 2013 was $0.33. Its Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2013 was $1.74.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Sycamore Networks Inc Annual Data

Jul03 Jul04 Jul05 Jul06 Jul07 Jul08 Jul09 Jul10 Jul11 Jul12
Revenue Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 115.50 67.36 68.62 48.69 57.29

Sycamore Networks Inc Quarterly Data

Apr08 Jul08 Oct08 Jan09 Apr09 Jul09 Oct09 Jan10 Apr10 Jul10 Oct10 Jan11 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13
Revenue Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 13.18 11.92 16.80 12.06 9.47

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

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.

Revenue for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2013 was 11.922 (Apr. 2012 ) + 16.799 (Jul. 2012 ) + 12.064 (Oct. 2012 ) + 9.47 (Jan. 2013 ) = $50.26 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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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