Updated 5 yearss ago
Revenue at Florida's 150 largest public companies and 200 biggest private companies rose 8.5% and 8.8% respectively, reflecting improving economic conditions. Lower home prices and a glut of supply, however, continued to take a toll on construction companies. Nine of the 13 private companies showing the biggest drop in the rankings are related to real estate — 10 if you count an electrical contractor.
Overall, 30% of the public companies on our list reported lower revenue — 105 had gains, and 45 had declines. On the private side, the percentage of revenue decliners was a bit higher at 39% — 123 up and 77 down.
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• While the private list has 50 more companies than the public, revenue at the 150 public companies is $89.9 billion higher.
• The 150th company on the public list had revenue of $3 million, the same as in the previous year. Among the privates, the cutoff was $13 million higher this year.
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