Golub Capital Middle Market Report
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Earnings in the U.S. Middle Market Grew by 12.8% in Q4 2017, According to the Golub Capital Middle Market Report
Overall revenue grew by 11.5% during the first two months of the quarter
Index provides early insight into financial performance of public companies and GDP in advance of earnings season
Golub Capital Altman Index Highlights
|Key Sectors Q4 2017||Revenue||Earnings|
Lawrence E. Golub, CEO of Golub Capital, said:
Middle market companies had an outstanding fourth quarter of 2017, building on the strong performance we saw in the third quarter. Revenue and earnings accelerated to the fastest rates of year over-year growth since inception of the Golub Capital Altman Index. The fourth quarter’s robust growth was accompanied by profit margin expansion, which suggests that the U.S. economy has strong momentum going into 2018.
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- The Golub Capital Altman Index (GCAI) data for Q2 2021 are presented solely for the purpose of continuity. Readers are encouraged to interpret the data from those periods with caution. The GCAI is designed to offer early insight into the performance of the U.S. economy, based on data from the first two months of each calendar quarter. GCAI results for Q2 2021 were based on data from April and May 2021 compared to April and May 2020, when many businesses were affected by lockdowns and other restrictions.
- Effective Q2 2022, the Golub Capital Altman Index (GCAI) excludes Golub Capital portfolio companies that have recurring revenue-based credit facilities. The data referenced herein may not reflect all companies in the loan portfolio of Golub Capital during the time periods indicated.