Corporate profits in the United States rose 6.2 percent to a fresh record high of USD 2.53 trillion in the second quarter of 2022, less than previous estimates of a 9.1 percent surge and following a downwardly revised 2.5 percent drop in the previous period. Net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, rose 4.1 percent to USD 2.95 trillion, while net dividends fell 0.2 percent to USD 1.74 trillion. Meanwhile, undistributed profits skyrocketed 24 percent to USD 0.78 trillion. source: U.S. Bureau of Economics Analysis

Corporate Profits in the United States averaged 567.25 USD Billion from 1950 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 2522.60 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2022 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 November of 2022.

Corporate Profits in the United States is expected to be 2270.00 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 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
2022-08-25 12:30 PM Corporate Profits QoQ Prel Q2 9.1% -4.9% -2.8%
2022-09-29 12:30 PM Corporate Profits QoQ Final Q2 6.2% -2.5% 9.1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Corporate Profits 2522.60 2374.57 USD Billion Jun 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2522.60 2374.57 2522.60 14.67 1950 - 2022 USD Billion Quarterly
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News Stream
US Corporate Profits Revised Lower in Q2
Corporate profits in the United States rose 6.2 percent to a fresh record high of USD 2.53 trillion in the second quarter of 2022, less than previous estimates of a 9.1 percent surge and following a downwardly revised 2.5 percent drop in the previous period. Net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, rose 4.1 percent to USD 2.95 trillion, while net dividends fell 0.2 percent to USD 1.74 trillion. Meanwhile, undistributed profits skyrocketed 24 percent to USD 0.78 trillion.
2022-09-29
US Corporate Profits Hit Record High in Q2
Corporate profits in the United States rose 9.1 percent to a fresh record high of USD 2.62 trillion in the second quarter of 2022, following a 4.9 percent drop in the previous period. Net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, rose 5.8 percent to $3.34 trillion, while net dividends fell 0.2 percent to $1.47 trillion. Meanwhile, undistributed profits skyrocketed 23.8 percent to $1.15 trillion.
2022-08-25
US Corporate Profits Revised Lower in Q1
Corporate profits in the United States fell 4.9 percent to USD 2.40 trillion in the first quarter of 2022, following a 0.2 percent gain in the previous period and compared with preliminary estimates of a 4.3 percent drop. Net cash flow with inventory valuation adjustment, the internal funds available to corporations for investment, fell 2.2 percent to USD 3.16 trillion, while net dividends rose 0.8 percent to USD 1.48 trillion. Meanwhile, undistributed profits slumped 12.8 percent to USD 0.93 trillion.
2022-06-29