Grubhub Total Operating Expenses by Year

The below graph represents the Grubhub's total operating costs and expenses by year. Interestingly, the FY 2019 was the first time ever when Grubhub's annual operating expenses exceeded the total annual revenue. Both, total revenue and operating expenses reached an all-time high of $1,312.2 million and $1,318.4 million, respectively.

More Actionable Insights

The above graph represents the Grubhub total operating expenses by year, starting from fiscal 2011 to 2019. It is important to note that FY 2019 was the first time ever when Grubhub’s annual operating expenses exceeded the total annual revenue. Both, total revenue and operating expenses reached an all-time high of $1,312.2 million and $1,318.4 million, respectively.

Grubhub Annual Operating Expenses Growth: History

RegionWorldwide
SourceGrubhub Annual ReportsSEC Filings
Graph Id803
NoteGrubhub fiscal year starts from January 1st

As the graph shows, Grubhub’s annual operating expenses crossed $100 million mark for the first time in 2013. The total expenses increased a strong 66.2% YoY in 2013, to $122.3 million. That’s more than 2x from 2011 when the company spent $50.6 million in operating activities.

During 12-months ended December 31, 2017, the US based food delivery company spent over $500 million in operating activities such as marketing, sales, technology, operations and support, general and administrative etc. The total operating expenses amounted to $593.3 million in 2017, with an appreciable 44.6% YoY growth. During the same year, Grubhub’s total revenue was $683.1 million.

Interestingly, in 2019, Grubhub’s total operating expenses surged over $1 billion for the first time in history! The company reported a whopping $1.32 billion ($1,318.4 million) in operating costs and expenses during the 12-month ended December 31, 2019. And, nearly three-fourth of that was spent on operations & support and sales and marketing activities.


The above graph is a part of Dazeinfo GraphFarm – the most trusted source of hundreds of thousands of market graphs. Our team of researchers mines millions of data points every month to bring the most updated and validated set of data points representing the comprehensive view in a graphical format. From mobile to e-commerce, from Retail to healthcare, from startups to SMEs we have carefully designed thousands of graphs for those who value and understand the importance of data visualisation.