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2016 Market Research Report on Animal Slaughtering Industry

Current Research on the Animal Slaughtering Industry

This section provides answers to fundamental and critical questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size ($ millions)?
  2. What is the Animal Slaughtering industry outlook?
  3. Has the market grown or declined?
  4. What is the market growth rate?
  5. Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
  6. What is the industry size and average company size?
  7. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size Statistics

The total U.S. market size for the Animal Slaughtering industry: statistics cover all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the industry research provides details on employees, companies, and average firm size in the sector. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Animal Slaughtering industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and economic data.

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Statistics 2010        2011        2012        2013        2014        2015
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of US Census and government market data

Market Forecast - Animal Slaughtering[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook & Animal Slaughtering future growth trends. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth outlook. The industry outlook can be used to set a strategy applicable to economic realities.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product Mix

Product DescriptionSales
($ MM)
Percent Additional Information

Animal, excluding poultry, slaughtering

Beef, not canned or made into sausage, slaughtering plants

Beef, fresh/frozen whole/half carcass, slaughtering plants

Beef, fresh/frozen variety meats/other meats, slaughtering

Beef, fresh/frozen variety meats (edible organs), slaughtering

Beef, fresh/frozen, primal and subprimal cut, slaughtering

Beef, not canned/made into sausage, slaughtering plants, nsk

Veal, not canned or made into sausage, slaughtering plants

Veal, fresh/frozen primal/subprimal/fab. cuts/etc., slaughtering

Veal, not canned/made into sausage, slaughtering plants, nsk

Lamb/mutton, not canned/made into sausage, slaughtering

Lamb/mutton, fresh/frozen whole/half carcass, slaughtering

Lamb/mutton, fresh/frozen primal cuts/etc. edible, slaughtering

Lamb/mutton, not canned/made sausage, slaughtering, nsk

Pork, not canned or made into sausage, slaughtering plants

Pork, fresh/frozen whole/half carcass, slaughtering plants

Pork, fresh/frozen primal/fab. cuts (incl. trim.), slaughtering

Pork, fresh/frozen variety meats (edible organs), slaughtering

Pork, not canned/made into sausage, slaughtering plants, nsk

Pork, processed, not made into sausage, slaughtering plants

Pork, sweet-pickled/dry-cured (not smoked/etc.), slaughtering

Pork, dry salt, not canned/made into sausage, slaughtering

Pork, smoked hams/picnics, exc. canned, slaughtering plants

Pork, smoked slab bacon, made in slaughtering plants

Pork, smoked sliced bacon, made in slaughtering plants

Pork, other smoked, not canned/made sausage, slaughtering

Pork, boiled ham/barbecue pork/other cooked, slaughtering

Pork, processed or cured, slaughtering plants, nsk

Sausage/similar products, exc. canned, slaughtering plants

Sausage, fresh, excluding canned, slaughtering plants

Sausage, dry/semidry (salami, cervelat, etc.), slaughtering

Frankfurters, incl. wieners, exc. canned, slaughtering plants

Other sausage, smoked/cooked, exc. canned, slaughtering

Jellied goods/etc. (headcheese, etc.), exc. canned, slaughtering

Hides, skins, and pelts, made in slaughtering plants

Miscellaneous byproducts of slaughtering plants

Edible tallow and stearin, made in slaughtering plants

Natural sausage casings (beef, hog, etc.), slaughtering plants

Killing floor offal, scrap, and bones, slaughtering plants

Other misc. byprods. of slaughtering (exc. sausage casings)

Animals slaughtered for pet food

Custom slaughtering of animals

Other fresh and frozen meats, made in slaughtering plants

Miscellaneous byproducts of slaughtering plants, nsk

Animal (excluding poultry) slaughtering, nsk, total

Animal (exc. poultry) slaughtering, nsk, for nonadmin-records

Animal (exc. poultry) slaughtering, nsk, for admin-records

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.

U.S. map of Animal Slaughtering by state

Price Trends for Animal Slaughtering

This section shows how prices are changing within the on a month-to-month basis. Price changes may be affected by seasonal demand, or by larger movements in product sales.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of an "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis - Animal Slaughtering

Financial ratio information can be used to compare how a company in the industry is performing relative to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Animal SlaughteringIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Animal Slaughtering industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Animal Slaughtering measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity Ratios - Animal SlaughteringIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 2%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers0%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Production Occupations 67%
Food Processing Workers 47%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers 40%
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 21%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 17%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 7%
Other Production Occupations 15%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 16%
Material Moving Workers 14%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 12%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Companies in Animal Slaughtering and Similar Industries[PREMIUM]

Animal Slaughtering market research identifies top companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.

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Public Animal Slaughtering Company News

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The market size analysis identifies the overall sales data within the industry. Statistics break down facts about companies within the market.

Government Contracts Related to Animal Slaughtering

In 2014, the federal government spent a total of $679,487,947 on Animal Slaughtering. It has awarded 476 contracts to 67 companies, with an average value of $10,141,611 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Segments classified within this market research report

This market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Canned meats (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants, Fats, animal (except poultry, small game), produced in slaughtering plants, Custom slaughtering, Abattoirs, Boxed beef produced in slaughtering plants, Cured hides and skins produced in slaughtering plants, Pork carcasses, half carcasses, and primal and sub-primal cuts produced in slaughtering plants, Beef carcasses, primal and sub-primal cuts, Horsemeat produced in slaughtering plants, Slaughtering, custom, Beef produced in slaughtering plants, Animal fats (except poultry and small game) produced in slaughtering plants, Meat canning (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants, Meats, cured or smoked, Veal carcasses, Sausage casings, natural, produced in slaughtering plant, Lamb carcasses, Variety meats, edible organs, made in slaughtering plants, Hot dogs (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants, Inedible products (e.g., hides, skins, pulled wool, wool grease) produced in slaughtering plants, Meats fresh, chilled or frozen (except poultry and small game), Hams (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants, Luncheon meat (except poultry) produced in slaughtering plants, Boxed meats produced in slaughtering plants, Bacon, slab and sliced, Tallow produced in a slaughtering plant, Hides and skins produced in slaughtering plants, Lard produced in slaughtering plants, etc.

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