Revenue growth illustrates sales increases/decreases over time. It is used to measure how fast a business is expanding. More valuable than a snapshot of revenue, revenue growth helps investors identify trends in order to gauge revenue growth over time.
If a company generated $75 billion in revenue during 2008 and $100 billion in revenue during 2009, the company experienced roughly a ($100 billion/$75 billion)-1 = %33 increase in revenue. Learn More