TABLE-U.S. Q1 corporate profits rose 2.1 pct

May 27 (BestGrowthStock) – Commerce Departments Bureau of
Economic Analysis estimates of profits by U.S. corporations,
with comparisons. Data are in seasonally adjusted percent changes.

Q110 Q409 PREV 2009
From current production 5.5 8.0 8.0 -3.8
Corporate income taxes 16.0 12.7 12.7 7.7
After Tax Profits 2.1 6.5 6.5 -6.9

FORECASTS:

U.S. Q1 corporate profits after tax +6.0 pct

NOTES:

Corporate profits after tax include inventory valuation
and capital consumption adjustments. Profits from current production do not reflect tax law changes that would affect
profits as reported to tax authorities.

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TABLE-U.S. Q1 corporate profits rose 2.1 pct