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AVERAGE COMPANY REVENUE, BY SECTOR
Industry 2002 average revenues
(in millions)
2001 average revenues
(in millions)
Average revenue growth
2001-2002
Automotive $150.99 $162.32 7.0%
Construction $31.53 $25.93 21.6%
Finance $48.01 $54.10 -11.3%
Manufacturing $48.60 $48.12 1.0%
Retail $28.44 $42.66 -33.3%
Service $30.22 $40.36 -25.1%
Transportation $12.96 $12.40 4.5%
Wholesale $58.82 $49.55 18.7%
© 2003 Hispanic Business Inc.




PRODUCTIVITY, BY SECTOR
Industry 2002 revenue per employee
Automotive $821,753
Wholesale $758,533
Construction $255,706
Manufacturing $197,854
Transportation $179,962
Finance $174,676
Retail $164,481
Service $108,605



EMPLOYMENT IN THE HISPANIC BUSINESS 500
Year Employees
1995 93,061
1996 104,980
1997 87,081
1998 95,516
1999 99,471
2000 90,894
2001 95,391
2002 98,185



TOP TEN STATES
State Number of HB 500 companies Revenues (in millions)
California 117 $3,440.65
Florida 115 $7,435.60
Texas 71 $2,588.40
New Mexico 24 $450.93
New York 21 $439.58
New Jersey 21 $1,426.23
Virginia 18 $545.73
Illinois 16 $270.98
Georgia 11 $965.24
Arizona 10 $107.45
Total 424 $17,670.79
© 2003 Hispanic Business Inc.



TOTAL REVENUES* OF THE HISPANIC BUSINESS 500
2002 $23.10 1.7%
2001 $23.49 +10.9%
2000 $21.18 +12.8%
1999 $18.78 +7.6%
1998 $17.44 +3.9%
1997 $17.09 +3.8%
*In billions
© 2003 Hispanic Business Inc.



TOP BARRIER TO GROWTH
Market conditions 45.2%
Competition 17.2%
Lack of capital 8.8%
Labor shortage 6.8%
Other 5.8%
Did not respond 16.2%



MINORITY CERTIFICATION
Yes 70.2%
No 22.0%
Did not respond 7.8%



WHEN COMPANY WAS FOUNDED
Before 1960 5.2%
1960s 8.8%
1970s 19.6%
1980s 40.4%
1990s 24.8%
2000s 1.2%



PROFIT RANGES
Loss 3.2%
0 to 5% 36.6%
6% to 10% 17.6%
11% to 15% 7.6%
16% or more 8.6%
Did not respond 26.4%



Source: HISPANIC BUSINESS Magazine


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