Average Collection Agency Earnings Decline in 2013

Net profit and earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) at U.S. debt collection agencies declined in 2013 after recovering from the depths of the recession, according to a new report published today by insideARM.com. Data included in insideARM’s Collection Agency Financial Benchmark Report: Summer 2014 is drawn from official filings based on the NAICS classification code for debt collectors and is aggregated from 2,446 collection agencies, across eight size categories with revenues ranging from under $500,000 to $50-$100 million. <more>