Corporate profits in the United States rose 4.3 percent to a fresh record high of USD 2.54 trillion in the third quarter of 2021, slowing from a 10.5 percent jump in the previous period, a preliminary estimate showed. Undistributed profits climbed 7.3 percent to $1.10 trillion and net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, advanced 2.5 percent to $3.16 trillion. Also, net dividends increased 2.0 percent to $1.44 trillion. source: U.S. Bureau of Economics Analysis

Corporate Profits in the United States averaged 540.32 USD Billion from 1950 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 2440.59 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2021 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 December of 2021.

Corporate Profits in the United States is expected to be 2470.00 USD Billion by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Corporate Profits is projected to trend around 2270.00 USD Billion in 2022 and 2070.00 USD Billion in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Corporate Profits


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-30 12:30 PM Corporate Profits QoQ Final Q2 10.5% 4.5% 9.7%
2021-11-24 01:30 PM Corporate Profits QoQ Prel Q3 4.2% 10.5% 5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Corporate Profits 2543.70 2440.59 USD Billion Sep/21

News Stream
US Corporate Profits Rise to All-Time High in Q3
Corporate profits in the United States rose 4.3 percent to a fresh record high of USD 2.54 trillion in the third quarter of 2021, slowing from a 10.5 percent jump in the previous period, a preliminary estimate showed. Undistributed profits climbed 7.3 percent to $1.10 trillion and net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, advanced 2.5 percent to $3.16 trillion. Also, net dividends increased 2.0 percent to $1.44 trillion.
2021-11-24
US Corporate Profits Growth Revised Up in Q2
Corporate profits in the United States climbed 10.5% to a record high of USD 2.44 trillion in the second quarter of 2021, after rising 4.5% in the previous period and compared with a preliminary estimate of a 9.7% jump. Undistributed profits climbed 21.4% to $1.03 trillion and net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, advanced 7.9% to $3.08 trillion. Also, net dividends rose 3.8% to $1.41 trillion.
2021-09-30
US Corporate Profits Hit Record High in Q2
Corporate profits in the United States jumped 9.7 percent to a record high of USD 2.42 trillion in the second quarter of 2021, following a 4.5 percent rise in the previous period, a preliminary estimate showed. Undistributed profits climbed 19.2 percent to USD 1.01 trillion and net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, surged 7.2 percent to USD 3.06 trillion. Meantime, net dividends rose 3.7 percent to USD 1.41 trillion.
2021-08-26

United States Corporate Profits
Corporate profits represents the portion of the total income earned from current production that is accounted for by U.S. corporations. It is one of the most closely watched U.S. economic indicators, as it provides a summary measure of corporate financial health and thus serves as an essential indicator of economic performance.