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  • rlolsen_1999 rlolsen_1999 Oct 31, 2013 12:08 PM Flag

    2014 Projections

    Once Soda reports on Q4 I assume they will give us 2014 projection. the current analysts average growth projections seems out of place. Do we really think 2014 growth rate will drop in the 18% range for revenue. Especially where Soda continues to hint they will be at a $billion rate before 2016. You would think the analysts would adjust Q12014 avg. projection of 19.9% for revenue growth. Using Yahoo numbers. What data are the analysts using to justify this reduction.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    • It's the law of big numbers. It's much harder to grow a big base.

      SODA is already seeing decelerating revenue % growth this year. SODA grew revenue 51% last year and they're projecting 30% revenue growth this year.

      That being the math. If SODA achieves this year's revenue projection of $567.2 and they grow revenue just 18% in 2014, 2015, and 2016 they will have revenue at the end of 2016 of $931.9. Not quite a billion but if they add an extra percent or two of growth any of those years they'll get there.

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