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2019 U.S. Industry Statistics & Market Research - Book Publishers


Overview: the U.S. Book Publishers Industry

While 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:
What is the total market size (industry revenue)?

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.

What is the industry outlook?

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.

Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?

The Market Analysis section shows the five-year growth trends for Book Publishers, year-by-year from 2013-2018.

Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?

Forecasts for 2019-2024 for the industry show the future growth and market opportunity for Book Publishers companies.

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What is the average company size in the industry?

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.

How many companies are in the industry?

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.

Book Publishers market size 2019
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Statistics 2013        2014        2015        2016        2017        2018
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Average Revenue Per Employee
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.





Forecast / Industry Outlook 2019E 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Book Publishers 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

Textbooks

Elementary And Secondary School Textbooks

Post-Secondary Textbooks

Professional, Technical, And Scholarly Books

Professional And Technical Books

Scholarly 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

Religious 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 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

Book Publishers Industry Price Trends

Rise 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.

example price index trendline

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
Net Income
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial 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 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 Book Publishers 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 Book Publishers 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 Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 6%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 6%
Computer 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%
Editors 13%
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%
Production Occupations 7%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


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:

Market Leaders:
Direct Competitors

Companies with the largest market share, focused in this industry
Market leaders:
Diversified Competitors

Largest companies that have diversified operations in this and other industries
Innovators:
Direct Competitors

Innovative, Emerging, and Disruptive Companies that may influence the future direction of the industry.
Innovators:
Diversified Competitors

Innovators and Disruptors in adjacent industries that may also affect the Book Publishers industry.
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IncFact




Executive Briefings

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Government Contracts

In 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
COX SUBSCRIPTIONS INCORPORATED
201 Village Rd
Shallotte, NC
May 22, 2019$88,027
COMPLETE BOOK & MEDIA SUPPLY I
1200 Toro Grande Dr Ste 200
Cedar Park, TX
May 09, 2019$48,538
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, THE
198 Madison Ave Fl 8
New York, NY
May 07, 2019$148,435
R. S. MEANS COMPANY LLC
1099 Hingham St Ste 201
Rockland, MA
May 06, 2019$44,703
PROLITERACY WORLDWIDE
104 Marcellus St
Syracuse, NY
May 06, 2019$12,110
WOLTERS KLUWER HEALTH
77 Westport Plz Ste 450
Saint Louis, MO
May 03, 2019$117,416




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