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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Commodity Contracts Brokerage


Overview of the U.S. Commodity Contracts Brokerage Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Commodity Contracts Brokerage: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Commodity Contracts Brokerage industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Brokering And Dealing Services For Debt Instruments

Foreign Government Notes And Bonds

Brokering And Dealing Services For Derivative Contracts

Futures Contracts, Exchange-Traded

Options Contracts, Exchange-Traded

Forward Contracts, Traded Over-The-Counter

Swaps, Traded Over-The-Counter

Other Derivative Contracts, Traded Over-The-Counter

Brokering And Dealing Services For Foreign Currency, Wholesale

Financing Related To Securities

Trading Derivative Contracts On Own Account - Net Gains (Losses)

Trust Services - Fiduciary Fees

Other Trust Services

Financial Planning And Investment Management Services

Personal Investment Management Services

Other Products Supporting Financial Services - Fees



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 industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Commodity Contracts Brokerage by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

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

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
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

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Commodity Contracts Brokerage company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry 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 Commodity Contracts Brokerage 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 Commodity Contracts Brokerage measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry 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 8%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 27%
Financial Specialists 22%
Financial Analysts and Advisors 18%
Financial Analysts 5%
Personal Financial Advisors 13%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 7%
Computer Occupations 7%
Sales and Related Occupations 30%
Sales Representatives, Services 28%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 27%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 27%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 27%
Information and Record Clerks 13%
Brokerage Clerks 8%
Brokerage Clerks 8%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 5%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Commodity Contracts Brokerage Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • W.P. Trading trademarks "HOPE & HONEY" - Blazers; Coats; Dresses; Pants; Shirts; Shorts; Skirts; Denim jackets; Down jackets; Fur jackets; Fur coats and jackets; Knit jackets; Rain jackets; Rainproof jackets; Reversible jackets; Sports jackets; Suede jackets; Wind resistant jackets - 01/02/2018
  • Next Phase Enterprises trademarks "MIXXERS" - Nutritional supplements; Nutritional supplements in the form of powder; Powdered nutritional supplement drink mix containing protein, vitamins, or minerals; Powdered nutritional supplement drink mix - 11/10/2017
  • Red River Commodities trademarks "SUN PECKS" - Foodstuffs for animals - 10/20/2017
  • Intercontinental Exchange patents Methods, Software, And Systems For Over-the-counter Trading - 05/25/2017
  • TruMarx Data Partners patents System And Method For Facilitating A Private Commodity Resource Transaction Related Application - 01/14/2016
  • Intercontinental Exchange raises $1,674 million in funding. - 12/23/2015
  • Benjamin Edwards raises $25 million in funding. - 04/02/2015
  • Corserv Holdings raises $3 million in funding. - 10/09/2014
  • RCG Holdings patents Method And System For Electronic Trading On A Trading Interface With A Dynamic Price Column - 10/13/2011




  • Top Innovators

    13944
    CompanyInnovation Score
    Intercontinental Exchange139
    RCG Holdings44
    TruMarx Data Partners
    Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers For Arts

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • UPDATE 1-Speculators boost bearish bets on U.S. dollar - NEW YORK, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Speculators' net short dollar bets rose in the latest week to the largest position since mid-October, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission ... that includes net contracts on the New ... (01/12/2018)
    • ICE moves some oil contracts to U.S. as MiFID II takes effect - LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), one of the world's biggest commodity exchanges, is shifting the trading of some oil contracts to the United States, the exchange said in a statement, as customers balk at new European Union rules. (01/11/2018)
    • Trading Day blog: live markets coverage; Pockets of ASX battery growth; plus analysis and opinion - For traders who hold fewer than 25 of Cboe’s bitcoin futures contracts — a category that likely encompasses many retail investors — bullish bets are 3.6 times more common than bearish ones, according to the latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission ... (01/08/2018)
    • Commodities: Oil dips as Forties pipeline resumes full operations, base metals weaker - As of 1918 GMT, the US dollar spot index was trading 0.35% lower to 91.92, alongside a 0.22% gain for the Bloomberg commodity index to 88.36 ... with the February COMEX gold contract rising by 0.58% to $1,316.907oz.. However, with the exception of lead ... (01/03/2018)
    • Commodities trading: Proactive regulator ups bourses’ stock - In January, SEBI gave permission to the National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) to re-launch its castorseed contract after a hiatus of almost one year. The exchange had suspended trading in the contract due to excessive speculation ... (12/28/2017)
    • 5 commodity brokers under ED radar for exploiting RBI's overseas remittance scheme - Arab Global Commodities was engaged in a disruptive trading practice called “spoofing” in the copper futures contract traded on the Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX) between March and August 2016. The CFTC order found that AGC engaged in this activity ... (11/29/2017)
    • Sebi allows trading in options contracts on commodities - MUMBAI: Markets regulator Sebi on Wednesday allowed commodity derivatives exchanges (commexes) to start trading options contracts on commodities. As of now commexes are allowed to trade only in commodity futures. In the Budget speech in February this year ... (09/28/2016)
    • Forward trades in commodity markets to begin this month - Commodity market participants say that the introduction of forward contracts could be a game-changer, as it reduces counter-party risk and keeps out speculators, besides creating a central platform for forward trading in agricultural commodities. (08/03/2014)
    • Ban on fresh Multi Commodity Exchange contracts worries brokers - The Forward Markets Commission’s latest directive to Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX)Financial Technologies (India) (FTIL) to dilute its 26% stake in the next two to three months. “There’s no reaction yet but as the contracts start ... (05/10/2014)


    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $3,162 on Commodity Contracts Brokerage. It has awarded 1 contracts to 1 companies, with an average value of $3,162 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount



    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Commodity Contracts Brokerage to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Brokering And Dealing Products - Derivative Contracts
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Commodity Contracts BrokerageOpportunity/Threat
    Investment Banking & Securities Dealing
    Securities Brokerage
    Commercial Banking
    Commodity Contracts Dealing Competing industry
    Portfolio Management Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Brokering And Dealing Products - Derivative Contracts are less than those from Commodity Contracts Brokerage. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Brokering And Dealing Products - Derivative Contracts sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Brokering And Dealing Products - Derivative Contracts Product Sales Report



    Futures Contracts, Exchange-Traded
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Commodity Contracts BrokerageOpportunity/Threat
    Investment Banking & Securities Dealing
    Securities Brokerage Competing industry
    Commodity Contracts Dealing Competing industry
    Portfolio Management Competing industry
    Financial Planning & Investment Advice Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Futures Contracts, Exchange-Traded are less than those from Commodity Contracts Brokerage. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Futures Contracts, Exchange-Traded sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Futures Contracts, Exchange-Traded Product Sales Report



    Options Contracts, Exchange-Traded
    Options Contracts, Exchange-Traded Product Sales Report

    Financing Related To Securities
    Financing Related To Securities Product Sales Report

    Repurchase Agreements
    Repurchase Agreements Product Sales Report

    Financial Planning And Investment Management Products
    Financial Planning And Investment Management Products Product Sales Report

    Trading Debt Instruments On Own Account - Net Gains (Losses)
    Trading Debt Instruments On Own Account - Net Gains (Losses) Product Sales Report

    Brokering And Dealing Products - Equities
    Brokering And Dealing Products - Equities Product Sales Report

    Trading Derivative Contracts On Own Account - Net Gains (Losses)
    Trading Derivative Contracts On Own Account - Net Gains (Losses) Product Sales Report

    Options Contracts, Traded Over-The-Counter
    Options Contracts, Traded Over-The-Counter Product Sales Report



    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Commodity futures brokerages, Futures commodity contracts brokerages, Commodity contracts options brokerages, Commodity contracts brokers' offices, Commodity contracts floor brokers, Commodity contracts brokerages, Financial futures brokerages, Futures commodity contracts brokers' offices, Brokerages, commodity contracts, etc.



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