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What is Revenue Growth?

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Revenue growth is the percentage increase in revenue between two periods of time. This can be calculated year over year, quarter over quarter or by comparing the current quarter with the same quarter last year.

Top-line Growth

Top-line growth is calculated using gross revenue for two comparable periods such as the current quarter and the previous quarter.

Bottom-line Growth

Bottom-line growth is calculated with the net profit for two comparable periods.


Revenue growth is is calculated as follows:
growth = ((current revenue - previous revenue) / previous revenue) * 100


A firm earned $89 million this quarter and $81 million last quarter. Their quarter-over-quarter top-line revenue growth is calculated as:
growth = ((89-81) / 81) * 100
growth = 9.877%
Overview: Revenue Growth
The percentage increase or decrease in revenue between two comparable periods.
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