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Making Sense Of MGM Resorts Decision To Sell Circus Circus And Lease Back Bellagio

by Trefis Team
MGM Resorts (NYSE: MGM ) is a holding company that owns and operates casino resorts, which include gaming, hotel, dining, entertainment, retail, and other amenities. Per recent filings, MGM operates 9 properties in Las Vegas, 2 properties in Maca...
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How Important Is The Americas Segment To Starbucks?

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Starbucks ‘s (NASDAQ: SBUX) Americas segment contributed $18.3 billion to its 2019 (ended September 2019) revenues, making up 69% of Starbucks’ $26.5 billion in revenues for 2019. The International segment’s contribution was abo...
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How Much Does Best Buy Spend On Selling, General And Administrative Expenses?

by Trefis Team
Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) spent $8 billion on Selling, General and Administrative expenses in FY 2019 (ended January 2019) which was 18.7% of Total Revenues.  Trefis estimates the expense to be around 17.7% of Total Revenue in 2020 (ended January 2020...
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Reasons Behind The 40% Jump In Castle BioSciences’ Stock Since Early November

by Trefis Team
Castle BioSciences (NYSE:CSTL) is a skin cancer diagnostics company that provides cancer treatment solutions through patient genomic information. The company went public less than six months ago. The rally in Castle’s stock in the last 30 d...
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Will Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes Segment Recover From Its 737 Max 8 Setback Next Year?

by Trefis Team
Boeing’s  (NYSE:BA) Commercial Airplanes segment took a sizable hit this year in the aftermath of the 2 fatal crashes involving the company’s 737 Max 8 aircraft, with revenues for full-year 2019 likely to fall to below $46 billion fro...
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Deutsche Bank vs. UBS: Which European Bank Has A Larger Advisory & Underwriting Business?

by Trefis Team
Advisory & Underwriting operations form an integral part of the Investment Banking division of UBS (NYSE: UBS) and Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB). While Deutsche Bank has historically generated more Advisory & Underwriting fees compared to UBS,...
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Can Roku’s Revenues Double By 2020?

by Trefis Team
Roku Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) has seen its total revenues grow by 86% from $399 million in 2016 to $743 million in 2018. Revenue is expected to increase to $1.1 billion in 2019 and further to $1.6 billion by 2020, which amounts to the revenue base mor...
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What Is The Largest Expense Component For Rio Tinto And How Is It Expected To Move Going Forward?

by Trefis Team
Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO) expenses have trended steadily lower from around $29.0 billion in 2016 to about $26.6 billion in 2018. As a percentage of revenues, expenses have decreased from 86% in 2016 to 66% in 2018. Company’s expenses are largel...
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Is Dunkin’ Donuts’ US Segment 40%, 50%, Or 60% Of Dunkin’ Brands Total Revenue?

by Trefis Team
Dunkin’ Donuts US segment is expected to contribute $673.4 million to Dunkin’ Brands 2019 revenues, making up 46.7% of Dunkin’ Brands’  (NASDAQ:DNKN) $1.4 billion in revenues for 2019. The advertising fees are fees paid on a wee...
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Will Audi Brand See Top Line Growth In 2019?

by Trefis Team
Yes, Audi’s Top line is expected to grow by 1.7% in 2019. Audi brand is owned by  Volkswagen AG (OTCMKTS: VWAGY) which develops vehicles and components for the Group’s brands, but also produces and sells vehicles, in particular passenger ca...
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Why BridgeBio Pharma Is Currently Trading At 2x Its IPO Price

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BridgeBio Pharma is a U.S.-based early stage bio-pharmaceutical development company relying on gene sequencing. The company listed on NASDAQ in June 2019 at a price of $17 and has seen its stock jump almost 100% in value since then. The stock pri...
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Intel Spends 10%, 20%, Or 30% On SG&A?

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Intel  (NASDAQ:INTC) spent 13% of its money on selling, general & administrative (SG&A) expenses in 2018. It has been spending less money on SG&A in the recent years. In fact, Intel’s SG&A, when looked at as a percentage of ...
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What Led To A Drop Of ~80% In Cleveland-Cliffs’ Profits?

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Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE: CLF) saw its net income drop by almost 80% in a year, from $437.8 million in Q3 2018 to $90.9 million in Q3 2019. Such a sharp drop in profits was driven by a double whammy of lower revenue and higher expenses. Drop in pel...
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Why Has Progyny Stock Rallied 90% Since Its Listing?

by Trefis Team
Progyny (NASDAQ: PGNY), is a benefits management company that specializes in fertility and family building benefits solutions. The company’s stock is up 90% since its listing in late October, currently trading at over $30 per share. The IPO...
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Is Abercrombie & Fitch Fighting A Losing Battle To Keep Expenses In Check?

by Trefis Team
Abercrombie & Fitch  (NYSE: ANF) has seen steady growth in revenues over recent years, but these revenues have been accompanied by a near-identical increase in expenses. Notably, expenses for the apparel company have averaged 99% of revenues ...
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