Zynga's total expenses have grown from $850 million in 2016 to about $892 million in 2018. It is expected to shoot up in 2020, amid absence of benefits seen in 2019. We discuss more in below sections.
For 2020, we expect total expenses to be around $1.5 billion, which comprises of
1) Operating Expenses: $1.5 billion
2) Non-Operating Income: $36 million
3) Income Tax Benefit: $2 million
Below, we take a look at how the company's key expense components have trended and the key reasons for the change.