Corporate profits in the United States rose 27 percent to USD 2.02 trillion in the third quarter of 2020, slightly less than a 27.5 percent jump previously estimated and compared with a 10.7 percent slump in the previous period. It was the sharpest increase in corporate profits since the first quarter of 2009, as the economy continued to recover from the coronavirus pandemic shock. Undistributed profits surged 199.5 percent to USD 0.67 trillion and net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, advanced 24.7 percent to USD 2.62 trillion. Meanwhile, net dividends fell 1.4 percent to USD 1.35 trillion. source: U.S. Bureau of Economics Analysis
Corporate Profits in the United States averaged 517.95 USD Billion from 1950 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 2018.50 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2020 and a record low of 14.67 USD Billion in the first quarter of 1951. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Corporate Profits - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Corporate Profits - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.
Corporate Profits in the United States is expected to be 1750.00 USD Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Corporate Profits in the United States to stand at 1950.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Corporate Profits is projected to trend around 1870.00 USD Billion in 2021, according to our econometric models.