Note: TA Operating's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
TA Operating's Income Statement (based on Industry Averages)
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TA Operating Revenue (Sales)
Cost of Goods Sold
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Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
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Trademark applications show the products and services that TA Operating is developing and marketing.
TA Operating's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
PUMPSMART Software as a service (SAAS) services featuring software for a mobile application which provides automatic access to and payment for fuel for vehicles at travel centers in the field of retail services featuring gasoline and diesel fuel
QUAKER STEAK & LUBE REVVED-UP REWARDS Providing incentive award programs through issuance and processing of loyalty points for purchase of a company's goods and services
TECHONSITE Maintenance and/or repair of trucks and trailers at a predetermined location
Determine whether TA Operating grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof TA Operating is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of TA Operating's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as TA Operating, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to TA Operating.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
Future Competition: TA Operating's Fastest Growing Competitors
These companies are in the same general field as TA Operating and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.