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TravelCenters Of America LLC Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results


The following table presents operating data for all of the travel centers in operation on June 30, 2012, that were operated by TA for the entire periods presented. This data excludes revenues and expenses that were not generated by TA, such as rents and royalties from franchises, and corporate level selling, general and administrative expenses.

(in thousands, except for number of travel centers and percentage amounts)
Three Months Ended June 30, Six Months Ended June 30,
2012   2011     Change 2012 2011   Change
Number of company operated travel centers (2) 186 186   184 184
Total fuel sales volume (gallons) 487,609 498,770 -2.2 % 956,863 970,123 -1.4 %
Total fuel revenues $ 1,561,111 $ 1,663,110 -6.1 % $ 3,104,148 $ 3,069,526 1.1 %
Total fuel gross margin $ 93,349 $ 83,921 11.2 % $ 158,725 $ 143,885 10.3 %
Total nonfuel revenues $ 339,981 $ 326,832 4.0 % $ 638,215 $ 608,454 4.9 %
Total nonfuel gross margin $ 189,783 $ 185,725 2.2 % $ 356,046 $ 348,766 2.1 %
Total gross margin $ 283,132 $ 269,646 5.0 % $ 514,771 $ 492,651 4.5 %
Site level operating expenses $ 168,751 $ 168,139 0.4 % $ 329,945 $ 329,156 0.2 %
Net site level gross margin in excess of site level operating expense $ 114,381 $ 101,507 12.7 % $ 184,826 $ 163,495 13.0 %
(1)   Includes operating data of company operated travel centers only, excluding data of two travel centers TA operates that are owned by a joint venture and the travel centers operated by TA’s franchisees. One company operated site was excluded from the six month same site comparison because it was temporarily closed during part of the period.
(2) Includes travel centers that were operated by TA during the entirety of each of the comparable periods presented.

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