Revenue is income that a firm generates from business activities such us rendering services or selling goods to customers. It is a crucial part of business and is important item when evaluating financial statements of a company. Revenues from a firm's main business operations can be reported on the income statement as sales revenue, net sales, or simply sales, depending on the industry in which given company operates.
Discounts and Returns
Revenue is typically recorded when cash or cash equivalents are exchanged for services or goods and can includes product or services discounts, promotions, as well as early payments on invoices or services rendered in advance.
Based on latest financial disclosure CPFL Energia SA reported 5.68 B of revenue. This is 44.85% lower than that of the Utilities sector, and about the same as Foreign Utilities (which currently averages 5.68 B) industry, The Revenue for all stocks is 44.07% higher than the company.