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Livestock Merchant Wholesalers Industry Analysis

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- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Livestock Merchant Wholesalers

Overview: the U.S. Livestock Merchant Wholesalers 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 Livestock Merchant Wholesalers: 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.

market size 2018
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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

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 Livestock Merchant Wholesalers 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

Cattle, Hogs, Sheep, And Goats



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 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
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

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Livestock Merchant Wholesalers 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 Livestock Merchant Wholesalers 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 Livestock Merchant Wholesalers 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 6%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers4%
Sales and Related Occupations 8%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 6%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 6%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 16%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 5%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 17%
Agricultural Workers 17%
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers 14%
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 10%
Production Occupations 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36%
Motor Vehicle Operators 8%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 8%
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 7%
Material Moving Workers 25%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 7%
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 7%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 16%
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 16%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Livestock Merchant Wholesalers Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Waldo Farms trademarks "WALDO GENETICS" - Animal semen - 01/23/2018

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Waldo Farms

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

    Latest Industry News

    • LIVESTOCK-Profit-taking, cash prices drop CME hog futures - The merchant was skeptical that Monday morning's lower cash prices signaled a market top because of the low sales volume. [ Wholesale pork demand has held steady during October, National Pork Month. Grocers are preparing to advertise more beef in early ... (10/23/2017)
    • HOMESTEAD: Pioneer Paint Rock rancher had New York roots - In January 1881, Loomis accepted an invitation from Dave McCarthy, a wholesale dry goods merchant in Syracuse ... “The barn cost $12,000 but it paid for itself in the saving of livestock weakened by short feed and cold weather,” Loomis wrote. (09/10/2017)
    • LIVESTOCK-Fallen cash, pork prices slam CME hog futures - Live cattle end mostly firmer * Feeder cattle finish higher By Theopolis Waters CHICAGO, March 3 (Reuters) - Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures sank more 2 percent on Friday following lower cash and wholesale pork values, said traders. (03/03/2017)
    • LIVESTOCK-CME live cattle rebounds on cash, beef prices - sparked by improved wholesale beef values and better-than-expected cash prices, said traders. They said buy stops and technical buying furthered live cattle market advances. CME livestock markets will be closed on Monday in observance of the Presidents Day ... (02/17/2017)
    • Livestock prices skyrocket in Asir - Saeed Al-Asmari, a livestock merchant, said it is expected that prices would increase by 30 percent in the coming days because of rising demand. Fayez Al-Asmari, a trader, said that the wholesale price of a sheep rose from SR900 to SR1,200, and was between ... (06/25/2015)
    • Keep on truckin': Trucking industry moves America, region - “If you buy it at the store, it came from a truck,” said David Burnette, operations manager for Brown Trucking Company, which is a dispatcher for the Bowling Green and Lexington areas and the only Brown location that hauls livestock that are taken ... (03/22/2015)
    • Have you tried guanciale yet? - His real talent was livestock. “I get on with them like humans,” Hannan says as he turns into the yard at the processing plant, next to his shop The Meat Merchant ... broking Irish meat into wholesalers, and before long he had built up a client ... (11/14/2012)
    • Nigeria: Financial Intermediation in Large Scale Livestock, Fisheries - Generally, it is worthy to note that when discussing agricultural development in Nigeria, the Fishery sub sector has suffered a lot of neglect while emphasis has been placed mainly on the crop and livestock ... while Merchant banks engage in wholesale ... (01/11/2005)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $951,438 on Livestock Merchant Wholesalers. It has awarded 47 contracts to 16 companies, with an average value of $59,465 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Sheep merchant wholesalers, Goats merchant wholesalers, Cattle merchant wholesalers, Hogs merchant wholesalers, Swine merchant wholesalers, etc.

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