Corporate profits in the United States rose by USD 91.6 billion, or 5.1 percent in the second quarter of 2019, to USD 1,883.0 billion, rebounding from an upwardly revised 4.1 percent fall in the previous period, a preliminary estimate showed. Undistributed profits jumped by USD 69.9 billion, or 15 percent, to USD 536.7 billion; and net dividends advanced by USD 21.6 billion, or 1.6 percent, to USD 1,346.2 billion. Also, net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment went up by USD 98.8 billion, or 4.2 percent, to USD 2,430 billion. Corporate Profits in the United States averaged 489.61 USD Billion from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1882.97 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2019 and a record low of 14.67 USD Billion in the first quarter of 1951.
Corporate Profits in the United States is expected to be 2050.00 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 1960.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Corporate Profits is projected to trend around 2230.00 USD Billion in 2020, according to our econometric models.