May 30 (Reuters) - Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates of profits by U.S. corporations, with comparisons. Data are in seasonally adjusted percent changes.
Q1'13 Q4'12 (Prev) 2012 From current production -2.2 2.3 2.3 6.8 Corporate income taxes -3.0 -1.0 -1.0 18.5 After Tax Profits -1.9 3.3 3.3 3.7
Reuters survey of U.S. economists' forecast for Q1:
U.S. Corporate profits after tax +2.0 pct
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.