Today’s (August 26, 2021) GDP release (Q2 2021, Second Estimate) was accompanied by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Corporate Profits report (Preliminary Estimate) for the 2nd Quarter.
Of course, there are many ways to adjust and depict overall Corporate Profits. For reference purposes, here is a chart from the St. Louis Federal Reserve (FRED) showing the Corporate Profits After Tax (without IVA and CCAdj) (last updated August 26, 2021, with a value of $2671.246 Billion SAAR):
Here is the Corporate Profits After Tax measure shown on a Percentage Change from a Year Ago perspective (value of 69.3%):
Data Source: FRED, Federal Reserve Economic Data, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis: Corporate Profits After Tax [CP]; U.S. Department of Commerce: Bureau of Economic Analysis; accessed August 26, 2021; https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/CP
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