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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Security Guards & Patrol Services
Overview: the U.S. Security Guards & Patrol Services Industry
This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
- What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
- What is the industry outlook?
- Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
- Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
- What is the average company size in the industry?
- How many companies are in the industry?
Market Size & Industry Statistics
The total U.S. industry market size for Security Guards & Patrol Services:
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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|Average Employees Per Firm|
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.
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Product & Services BreakdownResearch products and services in the Security Guards & Patrol Services 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|
Investigation Services, Including Personal Background Checks
Security Guard And Patrol Services
Security Guard And Patrol Services For Buildings And Grounds
Security Services For Special Events, Including Crowd Control
Building Security System Services (With Monitoring)
Non-Residential Security System Services (With Monitoring)
Security Training Services
All Other Receipts
All Other Operating Receipts
U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by StateMarket 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.
Security Guards & Patrol Services Industry Price TrendsRise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Security Guards & Patrol Services companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.
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.
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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 AnalysisFinancial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Security Guards & Patrol Services company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.
|Profitability & Valuation Ratios||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 Security Guards & Patrol Services industry is performing.|
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 Security Guards & Patrol Services measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.
|Liquidity Ratios||Industry Average|
|Bankers and suppliers use liquidity 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 - Key Performance Indicators||Industry 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
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
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 EmployeesCompensation 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.
|Title||Percent of Workforce||Bottom Quartile||Average (Median) Salary||Upper Quartile|
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|General and Operations Managers||1%|
|Protective Service Occupations||93%|
|Other Protective Service Workers||89%|
|Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers||87%|
Security Guards & Patrol Services Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.
|Trident Security Services|
Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.
Latest Industry News
- Border Patrol Staffing At Nine-Year Low, Despite Trump's Anti-Immigration Talk - That means that for all its anti-immigration rhetoric, the Trump administration deploys fewer border patrol guards than at any time during the ... The staffing shortage has created a national security vulnerability, Rep. Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), (01/09/2018)
- Two Las Vegas hotel security guards shot to death - 30 (UPI) --Las Vegas police are investigating the deaths of two security guards who were shot and killed Saturday ... killings escaped and was later located in a nearby residence by patrol officers. The man reportedly had a self-inflicted gunshot wound ... (12/30/2017)
- 'Security needs to be upped': Tenants fear for safety at troubled Church-Wellesley apartment complex - "Security needs to be upped," he told CBC Toronto ... Earlier this month, Toronto Police Service assigned four additional neighbourhood officers to patrol the downtown area after two missing women were found dead by citizens, not officers, and several ... (12/27/2017)
- Trump Will Spend $300M To Hire 5,000 Border Guards - The border agency awarded a $297-million contract to Accenture, an international professional services corporation, as Border Patrol struggles to meet mandated minimum levels of staffing because of a notoriously low retention rate. The contract is for up ... (12/19/2017)
Government ContractsIn 2016, the federal government spent a total of $3,822,359,457 on Security Guards & Patrol Services. It has awarded 12,865 contracts to 501 companies, with an average value of $7,629,460 per company.
Top government vendors:
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Segments classified within this market research reportThis industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Protective guard services, Property protection services (except armored car, security systems), Personal protection services (except security systems services), Guard dog services, Body guard services, Patrol services, security, Security guard services, Security patrol services, Protection services (except armored car, personal or property, Parking security services, Guard services, etc.