Join Rudolph Rosenberg for an in-depth discussion in this video Analyzing recurrent vs. one-off business, part of Financial Analysis: Analyzing the Top Line with Excel.
…Once you have defined what recurrent business means for your company, then you…can start analysing on its own and have a separate analysis for your one of deals.…Your recurrent business should be a multitude of small invoices and…the sheer quantity of transactions happening should be a sign that this part…of your business can reliably be expected to be stable over time, and…a good representation of the health of your business.…Therefore, one of the great ways to analyze it,…is by comparing it to the past.…So as we've seen before,…you need to compare it to a time frame that is comparable and relevant.…That could be last week, last month, the same month of last year, and…see if your trending up, down, or if you're at the same level.…
If it is trending up,…this is a very good sign, which means that your business is growing.…You could then ask yourself if this is just this month, or…if that trend has started sometime in the past, or if it's new.…You could also dig deeper to understand why it has increased.…
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- Preparing your revenue information
- Comparing past performance
- Analyzing customer data
- Analyzing product information
- Identifying exceptional revenue