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The Report on Commercial Photography contains key information used by Marketing Departments in many of the Fortune 1,000 companies and beyond. The report helps identify industry changes, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.
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2013 Market Research Report on Commercial Photography
Current Research on the Commercial Photography IndustryCharacterized by a diverse provider base, the commercial photography industry is expanding due to digital technologies.
After suffering drastic declines during the economic downturn, commercial photographers are seeing a rising market. The industry is large and highly fragmented with a mix individual free-lance photographers and larger service firms. Commercial photography has undergone major transformation with the advent of digital photo technology. With the time and cost savings digital technologies allow, photography companies can focus on business development and exploring new online revenue streams.
This section provides answers to the fundamental and commonly-asked questions about the industry:
- What is the total market size ($ millions)?
- Has the market grown or declined?
- What is the market growth rate?
- Are long term forecasts positive or negative?
- What is the industry size and average company size?
- How many companies are in the industry?
Market Size Statistics - Commercial PhotographyThe total U.S. market size for the Commercial Photography industry includes statistics on all companies, both public and private. In addition to total revenue, the table contains details on employees, companies, and average firm size. Use this market information to research and analyze growth rates and the Commercial Photography industry trends and market outlook based on quantitative research and hard data.
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|Average Employees Per Firm|
Market Forecast - Commercial Photography[PREMIUM]Market forecasts show the long term outlook & future growth trends for Commercial Photography. The following five-year forecast utilizes advanced econometric techniques that project both short-term and long-term market growth trends.
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Product & Services BreakdownResearch products and services in the Commercial Photography industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.
|Product Description||Number of Companies||Sales ($ millions)||Percent of Total Sales|
Commercial Or Industrial Photography Services
Other Photography Services
Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by StateMarket Size by State ($ millions) indicates how competition is distributed throughout the country. Information by market can identify areas with higher and lower market share than average.
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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics) - Commercial PhotographyFinancial 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.
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|Cost of Goods Sold|
|Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity|
|Rent paid on business property|
|Domestic production activities deduction|
|Compensation of officers|
|Salaries and wages|
|Employee benefit programs|
|Taxes and Licenses|
|Other Operating Expenses|
|Total Operating Expenses|
|EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)|
|Earnings Before Taxes|
Financial Ratio Analysis - Commercial PhotographyFinancial ratio information can be used to compare how a company in the Commercial Photography industry is performing relative to its peers. Financial ratio statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.
|Profitability & Valuation Ratios - Commercial Photography||Industry 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 Commercial Photography industry is performing.|
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin show company performance 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. This measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.
|Liquidity Ratios - Commercial Photography||Industry Average|
|Liquidity Ratios measure how liquid a business is. Bankers and suppliers may use these to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.|
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 - Commercial Photography||Industry Average|
|Efficiency Ratios 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 Ratio, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover Ratio
|Inventory Turnover Ratio
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
|Fixed-Asset Turnover Ratio
Generally, a higher ratio 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 Working in Commercial PhotographyCompensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of Commercial Photography jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.
|Title||Percent of Workforce||Bottom Quartile||Average (Median) Salary||Upper Quartile|
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|General and Operations Managers||2%|
|Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations||56%|
|Sales and Related Occupations||13%|
|Office and Administrative Support Occupations||17%|
|Office Clerks, General||6%|
|Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators||7%|
Companies in Commercial Photography and Adjacent Industries[PREMIUM]Top Commercial Photography companies with the largest estimated market share. Information includes corporate earnings and public company ticker symbols where available.
Public Commercial Photography Company NewsWeb scan for recent news about public companies. Commercial Photography market research on key company news, and Commercial Photography statistics. 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 Commercial PhotographyIn 2012, the federal government spent a total of $30,751,541 on Commercial Photography. It has awarded 245 contracts to 86 companies, with an average value of $357,576 per company.
Top government vendors:
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Segments classified within this market research reportThis market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Medical photography services, Photography services, commercial, Video taping services for legal depositions, Photography studios, Photographers specializing in aerial photography, Commercial photography services, etc.
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