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Sageworks is the leading source of current industry data on privately held companies. For additional information on our data or press releases, please email research@sageworks.com or call 866.603.7029 ext. 596.

Quarterly, Sageworks releases a Private Company Report, which provides a snapshot of U.S. private-company performance. The report also includes data for four key sectors (construction, retail, manufacturing, and wholesale). This report is released at 8:30am EST on the last Monday of every quarter. To receive the report by email, sign up for our data releases.

April 11, 2014 Letter from Sageworks Chairman to the U.S. House Committee on Small Business - Statement
April 14, 2014 Sageworks makes sweeping enhancements to ProfitCents reporting and user experience - Press Release
April 7, 2014 Furniture retailers’ inventories have aged in recent years - Data Release
April 1, 2014 Residential construction began 2014 on firmer footing - Data Release
March 13, 2014 Survey: Bankers Expect Higher Credit-Loss Reserves - Data Release
February 28, 2014 U.S. Trucking Companies Deliver Sales, Profit Gains - Data Release
February 11, 2014 Auto repair shops' growth stalls - Data Release
February 4, 2014 Sageworks releases PinPoint, new AICPA-compliant business valuation software - Press Release
January 31, 2014 The Private Company Report: Private companies' sales growth slowest since 2009 - Data Release
January 27, 2014 Gas station margins strongest in years - Data Release
January 27, 2014 Sageworks Surety incorporates industry database to bolster qualitative factors - Press Release
January 22, 2014 When is overhead too high? - Data Release
January 8, 2014 Privately held U.S. hotels are growing - Data Release
December 31, 2013 Industries to watch in 2014: The 10 fastest-growing fields - Data Release
December 17, 2013 10 Businesses with the highest returns - Data Release
December 10, 2013 Sales Growth Slows Significantly for U.S. Companies - Data Release
December 3, 2013 Law offices seeing fatter margins, above-average profit growth - Data Release
November 19, 2013 Physician offices’ vital signs seem strong - Data Release
November 12, 2013 Private manufacturers' sales slowing - Data Release
November 5, 2013 Private retailers seeing slowdown - Data Release
October 29, 2013 Small business sales are slowing; will margins be far behind? - Data Release
October 22, 2013 The fastest-growing industries for small business - Data Release
October 15, 2013 Agenda now available for 2nd Annual Risk Management Summit - Press Release
October 15, 2013 Amid shutdown, what non-government indicators say - Data Release
October 1, 2013 Privately held construction firms’ growth strong - Data Release
September 23, 2013 The Private Company Report: Private Companies Growing Sales at Slower Rate Than Previous Years - Data Release
September 17, 2013 Private auto dealers in third growth year - Data Release
September 10, 2013 Employers cautious on adding overhead - Data Release
September 3, 2013 Trends at privately held limited-service restaurants - Data Release
August 27, 2013 Home-related retail sales building - Data Release
August 20, 2013 Private Sporting Goods Stores Have Some Swagger - Data Release
August 13, 2013 Office supplies stores could use a boost from back-to-school shopping - Data Release
August 6, 2013 More jobs now, but where is U.S. in economic cycle? - Data Release
July 30, 2013 Law firms, other legal services see sales growth, strong margins - Data Release
July 17, 2013 Survey Release: Affordable Care Act makes it less likely that businesses will hire new employees - Data Release
July 16, 2013 Bank earnings: Look for these 3 areas of risk - Data Release
July 9, 2013 Privately held golf courses still hitting from the rough - Data Release
June 27, 2013 Sageworks Issues "The Complete Guide to the ALLL" for Financial Institutions - Press Release
June 24, 2013 The Private Company Report: Private Company Growth Continues; Service Industries Seeing Strong Sales Performance - Press Release
June 18, 2013 Private companies more creditworthy - Data Release
June 11, 2013 Summer slowdown? Maybe not for these industries - Data Releases
June 4, 2013 4 Things to know about private companies - Data Release
May 28, 2013 The Private Company Report: Private Company Likelihood of Default Improving - Data Release
May 21, 2013 Online sales tax moves could pinch some already thin margins at retailers - Data Release
May 14, 2013 Construction subsectors growing - Data Release
May 7, 2013 The most profitable businesses to start - Data Release
May 1, 2013 Sageworks hosts "Private Company Outlook" Event in NYC - Press Release
April 30, 2013 The Private Company Report: Companies Seeing Double-Digit Sales Growth - Data Release
April 26, 2013 Sageworks leads examiners in discussion of loan portfolio stress testing - Press Release
April 15, 2013 Sageworks hits 1,000,000th financial statement, 2,000,000th report milestones - Press Release
April 8, 2013 Survey release: Current economic climate discourages business investment - Data Release
April 8, 2013 Survey release: Most businesses not planning to increase hiring in 2013 - Data Release
April 2, 2013 Private accounting firms tally high margins - Data Release
March 25, 2013 The Private Company Report by Sageworks: Private Companies Grow; Strong Profit Margins for Service Industries - Data Release
March 19, 2013 Retail sales slowing but growing - Data Release
March 5, 2013 Private companies' health heading into sequestration - Data Release
February 26, 2013 Auto dealers’ margins thin but improved - Data Release
February 25, 2013 The Private Company Report by Sageworks - Data Release
February 19, 2013 State of the Union for privately held manufacturers - Data Release
February 12, 2013 Private-company workers more efficient than in years - Data Release
January 29, 2013 Changing bank portfolios and what that means for businesses seeking credit - Data Release
January 22, 2013 Juan Sistachs promoted to president of Sageworks - Press Release
January 22, 2013 Residential construction: Mild but meaningful growth - Data Release
January 15, 2013 Private companies positioned to borrow - Data Release
January 8, 2013 Slow growth industries - Data Release
January 7, 2013 The Defining Dozen: 12 Metrics CPA Firms Should Track - AICPA Insights
January 3, 2013 Industries to watch in 2013 - Data Release
December 27, 2012 Scott Ogle promoted to chief executive officer of Sageworks - Press Release
December 19, 2012 Survey Release: Fiscal cliff uncertainty weighs on business owners - Data Release
December 18, 2012 Continued sales growth for private construction companies - Data Release
December 11, 2012 Retail companies managing inventories - Data Release
December 5, 2012 In spite of inflation, private companies maintain cost levels - Data Release
November 27, 2012 Small retail companies hold out for Small Business Saturday sales - Data Release
November 20, 2012 Increasing hanger price has not hung cleaners out to dry - Data Release
November 14, 2012 Will logging industry curtail housing market? - Data Release
November 6, 2012 Survey says national debt may hurt hiring - Data Release
October 30, 2012 3Q GDP consistent with private-company trends - Data Release
October 23, 2012 Business owners could do more - Data Release
October 16, 2012 You think you hate high gas prices-Try selling the stuff - Data Release
October 9, 2012 Supermarkets face tough choices if food costs rise - Data Release
October 4, 2012 Analyzing America's Private Companies event: Private companies still growing, but sales growth slowing - Press Release
October 2, 2012 Public companies out-invested by private firms - Data Release
September 21, 2012 Private company profit margins climb - Data Release
September 20, 2012 Sageworks CEO, Chief Economist of the SBA to speak on health of private companies - Press Release
September 11, 2012 Private-company sales growth down significantly over past 12 months - Data Release
September 11, 2012 Ranchers beefing up sales, but drought threatens - Data Release
September 4, 2012 Retailers' margins explain swipe-fees spat - Data Release
August 21, 2012 Comparing private, public company trends - Data Release
August 16, 2012 Restaurant industry healthy, hiring - Data Release
August 9, 2012 Car sales cruising - Data Release
June 11, 2012 First-ever private company indicator launched by Sageworks - Press Release
May 29, 2012 Private-company sales, margin growth continue - Data Release
May 23, 2012 Sageworks engages industry leaders & financial institution executives in discussions about risk management - Press Release
May 15, 2012 Positive trends in employment services agencies - Data Release
May 7, 2012 Sageworks’ CEO Brian Hamilton speaks to FDIC examiners on the important elements of evaluating privately held companies - Press Release
May 3, 2012 New Sageworks survey finds employers are nervous & more efficient - Press Release
May 1, 2012 Is your business healthy? - Press Release
April 26, 2012 Private company sales continue to grow, GDP expected to follow - Press Release
April 25, 2012 Growth in US-based manufacturing - Data Release
April 19, 2012 Sales growth and margins vary by company size - Data Release
April 16, 2012 Sales up for private landscaping services - Data Release
April 6, 2012 March 2012 US unemployment rate vs. private company revenue growth - Press Release
March 15, 2012 A.J. Ware joins Sageworks as executive director of Inmates to Entrepreneurs - Press Release
March 9, 2012 February 2012 US unemployment rate vs. private company sales growth - Press Release