UK large firms: Financial prospects according to chief financial officers 2016-2019

This statistic shows how chief financial officers of the largest corporations in the United Kingdom (UK), consider the financial prospects of their company compared to the previous three months. Data is presented quarterly from surveys conducted between the first quarter of 2016 and the second quarter of 2019. In the second quarter of 2019, approximately nine percent of sampled respondents felt somewhat more optimistic about the financial prospects of their business.

Compared with three months ago how do you feel about the financial prospects for your company?

Significantly less optimisticSomewhat less optimisticBroadly unchangedSomewhat more optimisticSignificantly more optimistic
Q1 20163%29%51%16%1%
Q2 201622%52%24%3%0%
Q3 20165%42%37%14%2%
Q4 20163%19%51%24%3%
Q1 20171%16%52%29%2%
Q2 20174%38%40%17%1%
Q3 20171%26%47%26%1%
Q4 20172%28%53%17%1%
Q1 20181%22%58%18%2%
Q2 20181%22%52%21%3%
Q3 20181%41%45%12%1%
Q4 20182%46%43%10%0%
Q1 20191%36%49%11%2%
Q2 20194%41%47%9%0%
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Release date

July 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

June 12th to June 28th, 2019

Number of respondents

79 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Chief financial officers

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