Federal Reserve Economic Data: Your trusted data source since 1991

Percentage of Companies with Profits for the United States (Q09079USQ156NNBR)


Q2 1963: 97.3 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 17, 2012 3:03 PM CDT
Q2 1963:  97.3  
Q1 1963:  92.9  
Q4 1962:  95.2  
Q3 1962:  95.1  
Q2 1962:  96.8  
View All


Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Percent, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly


This Series Is More Fully Described In G.H. Moore, Business Cycle Indicators, Vol. 2, P. 22. Sample Sizes And Scope Of The Series Are Indicated, As Is Method Of Calculating These Data. See Also Vol. 1, Chapter 12 Of Business Cycle Indicators For A Comparison Of These Data With Other Profits Statistics. This Series Is Also Called "Percentage Of Companies (Manufacturing, Mining, Trade, And Service) With Profits." Source: Published Data For 1920-1958 Are In Vol. Ii Of Business Cycle Indicators, P. 106; 1959 And Following Years Were Obtained From First National City Bank Files, Quarterly Tabulation Of Corporate Earnings.

This NBER data series q09079 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter09.html.

NBER Indicator: q09079

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Percentage of Companies with Profits for the United States [Q09079USQ156NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/Q09079USQ156NNBR, April 23, 2024.


Subscribe to the FRED newsletter

Follow us

Back to Top