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2019 U.S. Industry Statistics & Market Research - Book Publishers
Overview: the U.S. Book Publishers IndustryWhile maintaining strong relationships with bookstores, the book publishers industry is digitizing its products and advertising to remain profitable.
Publishers of all sizes have seen recent increases. Small and medium-sized publishers in particular sent more orders to bookstore and consumers. Innovative companies have invested heavily in digital content offerings to offset declines in hardcover and softcover book sales. To improve efficiencies, increase speed to market, and reduce freight costs for physical book sales, companies are more tightly integrating with printers.
This market research report provides answers to key questions about the industry:
This report shows the total market size for the Book Publishers industry, comprised of total revenues of both public and private companies over the last six years (2013-2018), current year estimates, and outlook to 2024.
The industry Outlook and Forecasts show how the Book Publishers industry is heading over the next six years (2019-2024). Market forecasts account for historical growth, cyclical changes, and general economic outlook.
The Market Analysis section shows the five-year growth trends for Book Publishers, year-by-year from 2013-2018.
Forecasts for 2019-2024 for the industry show the future growth and market opportunity for Book Publishers companies.
The average number of employees and average revenue for a typical Book Publishers company is charted over time for the last five years to the present.
Track how many companies compete in the Book Publishers industry, and how the number of companies has changed over the past five years.
Market Size & Industry Statistics
The total U.S. industry market size for Book Publishers:
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|
|Average Revenue Per Employee|
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 Book Publishers 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|
Elementary And Secondary School Textbooks
Professional, Technical, And Scholarly Books
Professional And Technical Books
Children's Books (Exclude Coloring And Activity Books, Sticker Books, And Water Painting Books.)
General Reference Books (Include Maps, Atlases, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, And Thesauruses.)
Adult Trade Books
All Other Adult Trade Books
Other Publishing - Subscriptions And Sales
Other Publishing, Excluding Book Publishing - Subscriptions And Sales
Other Publishing - Sale Of Advertising Space
Other Publishing, Excluding Book Publishing - Sale Of Advertising Space
Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property
Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property Protected By Copyright
All Other 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.
Book Publishers 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 Book Publishers 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.
|Industry Average||Percent of Sales|
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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 Book Publishers 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 Book Publishers 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 Book Publishers 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.
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|General and Operations Managers||3%|
|Business and Financial Operations Occupations||6%|
|Computer and Mathematical Occupations||6%|
|Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations||29%|
|Art and Design Workers||6%|
|Media and Communication Workers||22%|
|News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents||6%|
|Reporters and Correspondents||6%|
|Writers and Editors||15%|
|Sales and Related Occupations||15%|
|Sales Representatives, Services||11%|
|Advertising Sales Agents||9%|
|Advertising Sales Agents||9%|
|Office and Administrative Support Occupations||21%|
|Other Office and Administrative Support Workers||9%|
|Transportation and Material Moving Occupations||6%|
Book Publishers Competitor Landscape & Key Companies [PREMIUM]The most influential companies in the Book Publishers industry and adjacent industries either have large market share or are developing new business models and methods that could disrupt the status quo. We look at leading and emerging companies in the Book Publishers industry and adjacent sectors:
Companies with the largest market share, focused in this industry
|Market leaders: |
Largest companies that have diversified operations in this and other industries
Innovative, Emerging, and Disruptive Companies that may influence the future direction of the industry.
Innovators and Disruptors in adjacent industries that may also affect the Book Publishers industry.
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Government ContractsIn 2018, the federal government spent a total of $72,582,289 on Book Publishers. It has awarded 1217 contracts to 241 companies, with an average value of $301,171 per company.
|Most Recent Contracts||Date||Total Award Amount|
|KRIS OFFSET & SCREEN PRINTERS LTD |
Opposite Chichiri Post Office
|Oct 24, 2019||$4,594,504|
|SOLUTION TREE, INC. |
555 N Morton St
|Oct 24, 2019||$71,959|
|AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, INC. |
30445 Northwestern Hwy Ste 350
Farmington Hills, MI
|Oct 24, 2019||$131,200|
|WOLTERS KLUWER HEALTH |
77 Westport Plz Ste 450
Saint Louis, MO
|Oct 21, 2019||$117,416|
|COX SUBSCRIPTIONS INCORPORATED |
201 Village Rd
|Oct 10, 2019||$88,027|
|RELX INC. |
9443 Springboro Pike
|Oct 09, 2019||$21,766|