Cubs better start moving

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Cubs better start moving

Postby ewiggs12 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:35 am

Well the postseason is in full swing and there have been as expected a fire sale in Seattle where we could have had Jean Segura and Edwin Diaz both of whom were traded for nothing. A lot of prospects but the Cubs have major league tested and ready talent to trade in Kyle Schwarber Ian happ and Albert Almora all should go after we sign Bryce Harper. Signing Harper makes all the sense in the world. You think the guy is going to decline?I don't see it happening any time soon. So you give the guy a 12 year deal worth $400 . It's so worth it. The Cubs have an ATM in their office that prints money. They made over $3B in 2016. They're making like $500m a year. Pay Harper $30M and watch the Cubs dominate for at least the next 3 years until we have to sign Bryant and Rizzo.
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Re: Cubs better start moving

Postby Sammy Sofa » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:37 am

The Cubs have an ATM in their office that prints money.


Suckers. Shoulda sprung for the nacho cheese machine that makes nacho cheese.
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Re: Cubs better start moving

Postby ewiggs12 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:47 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:
The Cubs have an ATM in their office that prints money.


Suckers. Shoulda sprung for the nacho cheese machine that makes nacho cheese.


Either way it doesn't matter . The Cubs have a license to print money. And they make at least $1/2B a year. Add in the tv rights when you own the signal and can sell to the highest bidder. To not sign Harper would be a generational mistake. . It's not too late . I think he likes Chicago and he kills the ball at Wrigley. It makes too much sense right?!!
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Re: Cubs better start moving

Postby Tim » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:07 am

Where are you getting that they *profit* $1-2B per year?
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:08 am

ewiggs12 wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
The Cubs have an ATM in their office that prints money.


Suckers. Shoulda sprung for the nacho cheese machine that makes nacho cheese.


Either way it doesn't matter . The Cubs have a license to print money. And they make at least $1/2B a year. Add in the tv rights when you own the signal and can sell to the highest bidder. To not sign Harper would be a generational mistake. . It's not too late . I think he likes Chicago and he kills the ball at Wrigley. It makes too much sense right?!!
if they make $1-2b / year they should sell
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Postby DonnieD » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:17 am

He is saying 1/2 billion as in 500 million. I read it wrong at first too. It is still wrong but closer. I like that they made 3 billion in 2016!?!
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Re: Cubs better start moving

Postby TomtheBombadil » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:53 pm

MLB.com has a top 10 biggest Cubs trades article up since Sunday, obvious foreshadowing
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:04 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:
The Cubs have an ATM in their office that prints money.


Suckers. Shoulda sprung for the nacho cheese machine that makes nacho cheese.


This thread should be about nachos

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Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:47 pm

minnesotacubsfan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
The Cubs have an ATM in their office that prints money.


Suckers. Shoulda sprung for the nacho cheese machine that makes nacho cheese.


This thread should be about nachos



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Re: Cubs better start moving

Postby cl smooth » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:55 pm

minnesotacubsfan wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
The Cubs have an ATM in their office that prints money.


Suckers. Shoulda sprung for the nacho cheese machine that makes nacho cheese.


This thread should be about nachos


Nachos (plural), Etymology 1:

Borrowed from Spanish nachos, from Nacho. Nacho is a common diminutive form of Ignacio in Spanish. The Mexican creator of the dish, Ignacio Anaya, named it after himself.


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Postby KingCubsFan » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:18 pm

DonnieD wrote:He is saying 1/2 billion as in 500 million. I read it wrong at first too. It is still wrong but closer. I like that they made 3 billion in 2016!?!

If they're making $500 million in profit per year, they're a Fortune 500 company and one of the most profitable companies in the US.
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Re: Cubs better start moving

Postby ConstableRabbit » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:23 pm

KingCubsFan wrote:
DonnieD wrote:He is saying 1/2 billion as in 500 million. I read it wrong at first too. It is still wrong but closer. I like that they made 3 billion in 2016!?!

If they're making $500 million in profit per year, they're a Fortune 500 company and one of the most profitable companies in the US.

They would literally be THE most profitable Fortune 500 company. Not to mention the biggest bargain ever since the team was sold for ~$850m.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:26 pm

ConstableRabbit wrote:
KingCubsFan wrote:
DonnieD wrote:He is saying 1/2 billion as in 500 million. I read it wrong at first too. It is still wrong but closer. I like that they made 3 billion in 2016!?!

If they're making $500 million in profit per year, they're a Fortune 500 company and one of the most profitable companies in the US.

They would literally be THE most profitable Fortune 500 company. Not to mention the biggest bargain ever since the team was sold for ~$850m.

what?
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Re: Cubs better start moving

Postby KingCubsFan » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:30 pm

ConstableRabbit wrote:
KingCubsFan wrote:
DonnieD wrote:He is saying 1/2 billion as in 500 million. I read it wrong at first too. It is still wrong but closer. I like that they made 3 billion in 2016!?!

If they're making $500 million in profit per year, they're a Fortune 500 company and one of the most profitable companies in the US.

They would literally be THE most profitable Fortune 500 company. Not to mention the biggest bargain ever since the team was sold for ~$850m.

Why stop at Bryce Harper? Now that ewiggs has uncovered the fact that the Cubs are an international corporate behemoth, perhaps they can diversify and buy some other Chicago Fortune 500 companies. Is Abbott Labs for sale? Maybe ConAgra?
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Postby Hunter » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:30 pm

I think we are mixing revenue and profit here. The Cubs had a revenue of $434 million in 2016 and $457 million in 2017.
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Postby DonnieD » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:45 pm

Hunter wrote:I think we are mixing revenue and profit here. The Cubs had a revenue of $434 million in 2016 and $457 million in 2017.

There is no we, I’m pretty sure only one person is mixing them
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Postby Hunter » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:47 pm

DonnieD wrote:
Hunter wrote:I think we are mixing revenue and profit here. The Cubs had a revenue of $434 million in 2016 and $457 million in 2017.

There is no we, I’m pretty sure only one person is mixing them


I was being generous :D
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Re: Cubs better start moving

Postby ConstableRabbit » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:53 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:
ConstableRabbit wrote:
KingCubsFan wrote:If they're making $500 million in profit per year, they're a Fortune 500 company and one of the most profitable companies in the US.

They would literally be THE most profitable Fortune 500 company. Not to mention the biggest bargain ever since the team was sold for ~$850m.

what?

Forbes says that the Cubs brought in around $500m last year, so yes, a 100% profit margin would top the Fortunw 500.
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Postby ConstableRabbit » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:57 pm

KingCubsFan wrote:
ConstableRabbit wrote:
KingCubsFan wrote:If they're making $500 million in profit per year, they're a Fortune 500 company and one of the most profitable companies in the US.

They would literally be THE most profitable Fortune 500 company. Not to mention the biggest bargain ever since the team was sold for ~$850m.

Why stop at Bryce Harper? Now that ewiggs has uncovered the fact that the Cubs are an international corporate behemoth, perhaps they can diversify and buy some other Chicago Fortune 500 companies. Is Abbott Labs for sale? Maybe ConAgra?

Imagine being rich because of your dad’s business, then buying a business at a 1.25x EBITDA multiplier that still brings in 60% of what your dad’s company does.
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Re: Cubs better start moving

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