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Sports Teams & Clubs Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Sports Teams & Clubs

Overview: the U.S. Sports Teams & Clubs Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Sports Teams & Clubs: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Sports Teams & Clubs industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Admissions To Live Sports Events

Contract Live Sporting Events

Advertising Revenues

Advertising Space And Time In Print, Broadcast, And Other Media

Leased Display Advertising Media Space

Venue Naming Rights

Sponsorship Rights

Other Advertising Revenue

Sporting Event Broadcast And Other Media Rights

Sporting Event - Broadcast Rights

Sporting Event - Other Media Rights

Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property - Protected By Trademark

Licensing Of Rights To Use Intellectual Property - Protected By Copyright

Sports And Performing Arts Event Management Services

Parking Services

Meals And Beverages, Prepared And Served Or Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption

Meals And Non-Alcoholicoholic Beverages

Alcoholic Beverages

Rental Of Non-Residential Space In Buildings Or Other Facilities

Resale Of Merchandise

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Sports Teams & Clubs company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Sports Teams & Clubs industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Sports Teams & Clubs measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 17%
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers 13%
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers 12%
Athletes and Sports Competitors 6%
Protective Service Occupations 8%
Other Protective Service Workers 7%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers 7%
Security Guards 6%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 7%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 5%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 26%
Animal Care and Service Workers 7%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 6%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 6%
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers 16%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 7%
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 7%
Sales and Related Occupations 9%
Retail Sales Workers 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Sports Teams & Clubs Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • Every Premier League club's bogey team in the top-flight revealed - Every football club has a bogey team. There's always that one specific side they can never seem to beat. Even when your heroes seem set to register a victory, defeat to your bogey team will come out of nowhere. It's one of those strange unwritten laws of ... (01/12/2018)
  • Chelsea vs. Leicester City: Team News, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info - The Citizens are the only team to have won more home league matches ... It's a credit to Conte given the club started their defence in woeful fashion, and BBC 5 live Sport pundit Julien Laurens recently spoke of the interest the Italian is said to be ... (01/12/2018)
  • Rumour Mill: Chelsea’s Conte successor, Reds vs Spurs for young gun, Matilda joins new club - DONE DEAL: MATILDA FOORD MAKES USA MOVE Matildas forward Caitlin Foord has joined Portland Thorns FC, the club has confirmed ... on both sides of the ball will bring a new dimension to our team.” Foord has already earned 57 caps for the Matildas ... (01/12/2018)
  • WMU building $500K esports arena, starting club team - Not just any student can join the team. “We do want students to try out for the team ... Puckett said he thinks the new club sport will help recruit and retain students. “Actually, some schools have already gotten sponsors who are giving scholarships, ... (01/10/2018)
  • Trio of world-class triathletes to join Flames' team this spring - Third-year Head Coach Parker Spencer has recruited Javier Lluch Perez from Spain, Giovanni Bianco from Italy, and Levente Lukacs from Hungary to join the already-deep team, with many more ... in the highest level for the sport." Spencer's Fall 2018 ... (01/09/2018)
  • Carlos Tevez trains with Boca Juniors team-mates after arriving back for THIRD spell at his boyhood club - Carlos Tevez has been back out on the training pitch with his new Boca Juniors team-mates after arriving 'home' for a third spell at his boyhood club. The Argentina legend, now 33, began his career at Boca before moving on in 2005, but he returned for a ... (01/09/2018)
  • Luke Ball joins Essendon as player performance manager to develop club culture and leadership - He was also president of the AFL Players’ Association between 2012 and 2014 and has long been considered a senior club executive in the making. Luke Ball with the premiership cup after Collingwood’s Grand Final win in 2010. New football boss Dan ... (01/09/2018)
  • Club Youth Star Trevoh Chalobah Reveals Chelsea Loanees Have Own FIFA Pro Clubs Team - the stockpiled future stars have their very own rather hilariously named Pro Clubs team; Chelsea Loan FC. The 18-year-old's upload, via @toccomotion on Twitter, depicts himself, and loan pairing Tammy Abraham and Josimar Quintero waiting to find ... (01/07/2018)
  • Gun club holds fundraiser to benefit high school shooting team - Lots of folks came out to the Forest City gun club on Saturday to take part in the Shotguns ... Military School's baseball field lighting project and BC's Sport Shooting team. Organizers say they had hoped for 30 teams and were thrilled to have 33 sign ... (01/07/2018)
  • LAFC sign veteran defender Jordan Harvey, first free agent in team history - The Los Angeles Football Club has signed its first free agent in club history. Veteran defender Jordan Harvey will join LAFC, the team announced on Tuesday. A native of Southern California, Harvey, 33, joins LAFC after 13 MLS seasons with the Vancouver ... (01/03/2018)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $859,215 on Sports Teams & Clubs. It has awarded 26 contracts to 11 companies, with an average value of $78,110 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Sports Teams & Clubs to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

Admissions To Live Sporting Events
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Sports Teams & ClubsOpportunity/Threat
Racetracks Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Admissions To Live Sporting Events are less than those from Sports Teams & Clubs. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Admissions To Live Sporting Events sales, taking market share from this industry.
Admissions To Live Sporting Events Product Sales Report

Advertising Services
Competing IndustrySales Relative to Sports Teams & ClubsOpportunity/Threat
Professional Organizations Competing industry
Business Associations Competing industry
Racetracks Competing industry
Amusement & Theme Parks Competing industry

Sales from other industries of Advertising Services are less than those from Sports Teams & Clubs. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Advertising Services sales, taking market share from this industry.
Advertising Services Product Sales Report

Sponsorship Rights
Sponsorship Rights Product Sales Report

Meals & Bev, Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption
Meals & Bev, Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption Product Sales Report

Meals & Non-Alcoholic Bev, Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption
Meals & Non-Alcoholic Bev, Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consumption Product Sales Report

Licensing Of Rights To Use Property Protected By Copyright
Licensing Of Rights To Use Property Protected By Copyright Product Sales Report

Parking Services
Parking Services Product Sales Report

Alcoholic Beverages Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consump
Alcoholic Beverages Prepared/Served/Dispensed, For Immediate Consump Product Sales Report

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Minor league baseball clubs, Football teams, professional or semiprofessional, Soccer teams, Professional baseball clubs, Sports clubs, Ice hockey clubs, Semiprofessional football clubs, Hockey clubs, Baseball teams, Major league baseball clubs, Roller hockey clubs, Jai alai teams, Hockey teams, Sports teams, Baseball clubs, Semiprofessional baseball clubs, Basketball teams, Semiprofessional sports clubs, Professional football clubs, Boxing clubs, Professional sports clubs, Soccer clubs, Basketball clubs, Football clubs, etc.

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