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Hispanic Business 500: Healthy Performance

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REVENUES OF THE TOP 100 COMPANIES
THE 100 LARGEST POSTED A HEALTHY 16.6 PERCENT REVENUE INCREASE, INCHING PAST 78 PERCENT OF TOTAL HB500 EARNINGS.
YEAR* REVENUES
($ BILLION)
PERCENT
TOTAL HB500
REVENUES
PERCENT
CHANGE
2005 $27.26 78.2% 16.6%
2004 $23.37 77.2% 18.8%
2003 $19.67 74.8% 14.5%
2002 $17.18 74.4% -1.2%
2001 $17.39 74.0%  
* Dates indicate year revenues were earned. Revenues not rounded up.
Source: HispanTelligence


HB500 COMPOSITION & PERFORMANCE BY SECTOR
OVERALL REVENUE INCREASED 15.2 PERCENT. THE GREATEST DOLLAR GROWTH WAS IN CONSTRUCTION. FINANCE, A SMALL SECTOR, GREW FASTEST.
SECTOR NUMBER
OF
COMPANIES
PERCENT
OF HB500
REVENUES
2005 REVENUES
($ MILLION)
REVENUE
CHANGE
2004-2005
Automotive 37 18.7% $6,527.62 2.9%
Construction 87 24.9% $8,666.56 30.1%
Finance 21 5.2% $1,797.50 34.9%
Manufacturing 68 9.3% $3,251.99 -5.6%
Retail 28 5.5% $1,920.42 10.5%
Service 175 19.7% $6,882.37 25.6%
Transportation 16 0.8% $279.33 -7.5%
Wholesale 68 15.9% $5,544.23 11.8%
TOTAL 500 100% $34,870.02 15.2%
Source: HispanTelligence


Thanks to a booming real estate market, finance ranked as the fastest-growing segment (34.9 percent), followed by construction (30.1 percent) and service (25.6 percent). Retail and wholesale turned in low double-digit performances. Automotive grew marginally (2.9 percent), while transportation and manufacturing shrank their revenues.

PRODUCTIVITY BY SECTOR:
Revenues Per Employee
TRANSPORTATION SAW A SIGNIFICANT JUMP IN PRODUCTIVITY, DESPITE A LARGE REDUCTION IN NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES.
INDUSTRY 2005 PER
EMPLOYEE
2004 PER
EMPLOYEE
REVENUE
CHANGE
2004-2005
Automotive $923,154 $939,338 -1.7%
Construction $444,257 $343,915 29.2%
2003 $19.67 74.8% 14.5%
Finance $288,570 $245,812 17.4%
Manufacturing $244,308 $215,361 13.4%
Retail $114,782 $113,000 1.6%
Service $111,759 $133,758 -16.0%
Transportation $240,594 $53,529 349.5%
Wholesale $1,140,553 $852,633 33.8%
Source: HispanTelligence


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