All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Earnings’

LinkedIn Earnings Out, Revenue up 34%

LinkedIn Earnings Out, Revenue up 34%

LinkedIn reported its financials for Q4 and full-year 2015 with revenue up 34% year-over-year at $862 million for the quarter. Earnings per share for the quarter were $0.94, which was better than Wall Street expectations. Still, stock is plummeting after worse than expected Q1 projections like $820 million projected for Q1 revenue. The reported 414 million members (up 19%). Here’s …

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Yahoo Reports Earnings, Will Reduce Staff by 15%

Yahoo Reports Earnings, Will Reduce Staff by 15%

Yahoo just announced its Q4 and year-end 2015 financials and provided an update on the company’s business strategy going forward. It also it will reduce its workforce by 15% and exit five of its offices ( Dubai, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Madrid, and Milan). By the end of the year, the company expects to have about 9,000 employees and fewer …

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Alphabet Impresses On Revenue, Earnings

Alphabet Impresses On Revenue, Earnings

Google parent Alphabet announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2015. The company beat Wall Street estimates for the quarter on earnings per share ($8.67) and revenue ($21.32 billion). Cost per click on ads was down 13% year-over-year. Paid clicks were up 31%. CFO Ruth Porat said, “Our very strong revenue growth in …

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Microsoft Earnings Out, Revenue $25.7 billion

Microsoft Earnings Out, Revenue $25.7 billion

Microsoft just announced its earnings report for its fiscal year 2016 Q2. The company beat Wall Street expectations for revenue and earnings per share at $25.7 billion and $0.78 respectively. The company says its results are highlighted by its cloud strength. CEO Satya Nadella said, “Businesses everywhere are using the Microsoft Cloud as their digital platform to drive their ambitious …

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Amazon Earnings Out, Sales up 22%

Amazon Earnings Out, Sales up 22%

Amazon just announced its earnings for Q4 with sales up 22% to $35.7 billion. Operating cash flow was up 74% to $11.9 billion over the year with free cash flow up to $7.3 billion. EPS was $1, which was significantly lower than Wall Street expectations. CEO Jeff Bezos said, “Twenty years ago, I was driving the packages to the post …

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Facebook Earnings Out, Mobile Ad Revenue 80% Of All Ad Revenue

Facebook Earnings Out, Mobile Ad Revenue 80% Of All Ad Revenue

Facebook just released its earnings report for the fourth quarter and full-year 2015. Full-year revenue was $17.93 billion, up 44% year-over-year. Net income was $3.69 billion. Mobile ad revenue represented 80% of all ad revenue in the fourth quarter. That’s up 69% from the fourth quarter in 2014. The company announced that it hit 1.04 billion daily active users (on …

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eBay Earnings Released, Active Buyer Base Grows 5%

eBay Earnings Released, Active Buyer Base Grows 5%

eBay just reported its earnings for the fourth quarter and full-year 2015. Highlights include gross merchandise volume of $21.9 billion, revenue of $2.3 billion, 5% growth in active buyer base (to 162 million), Non-GAAP and GAAP EPS per diluted share of $0.50 and $0.43, respectively, and a $550 million repurchase of common stock. eBay President and CEO Devin Wenig said, …

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Apple Earnings Released, Company Has ‘Biggest Quarter Ever’

Apple Earnings Released, Company Has ‘Biggest Quarter Ever’

Apple just announced its earnings for its fiscal 2016 first quarter ended December 26, 2015. Once again, the company announced record profit at $18.4 billion for the quarter. Apple also posted record quarterly revenue at $75.9 billion. Net income was $3.28 per diluted share. The company beat analysts expectations on profit, but missed on revenue. CEO Tim Cook said, “Our …

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Netflix Is Earning Well, Surpasses 75 Million Members

Netflix Is Earning Well, Surpasses 75 Million Members

Netflix just released its earnings report for Q4, exceeding Wall Street expectations on earnings per share at 10 cents. Revenue was $1.82 billion, up from $1.48 billion in Q4 2014. Netflix says that on January 1, just after the quarter closed, it crossed the 75 million member mark. For 2015, it had 17 million net additions for the year. The …

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GoDaddy Earnings Impress, Revenue Up Over 15%

GoDaddy Earnings Impress, Revenue Up Over 15%

GoDaddy just reported its financials for Q3 with revenue up 15.2% year over year at $411.1 million, beating Wall Street expectations. The company also reported total bookings of $475.6 million (up 14.1%). Domains revenue was $215.0 million (up 10.5%) while Hosting and Presence revenue was $150.8 million (up 14.7%), Business Applications revenue was $45.3 million (up 47.1%), and International revenue …

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Facebook Has Over a Billion Daily Active Users on Average

Facebook Has Over a Billion Daily Active Users on Average

Facebook has officially topped 1.5 billion monthly active users, and for the first time reported over a billion daily active users on average. The company reported 1.55 MAUs as of September, 2015 and 1.01 billion average DAUs. This is an increase of 14 and 17 percent year-over-year, respectively. With $4.5 billion in revenue and $0.57 earnings per share, Facebook has …

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Groupon Gets New CEO, Releases Earnings

Groupon Gets New CEO, Releases Earnings

Groupon released its Q3 earnings and announced that it has named Rich Williams as its new CEO as Eric Lefkofsky steps down. Williams was appointed by the board, effective immediately as Lefkofsky returns to his role as Chairman of the Board. “Rich is the right and natural choice for Groupon’s future, and he has the unanimous support of the Board …

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Etsy Earnings Released, Net Loss $6.9 Million

Etsy Earnings Released, Net Loss $6.9 Million

Etsy just released its Q3 financials, posting a net less of $6.9 million ( 6 cents per share). Revenue was $65.7 million, up from $47.6 million from the same period last year. Shareholders aren’t thrilled as shares are tanking in after hours trading. Etsy CEO and Chairman Chad Dickerson said, “During the third quarter the growth in the Etsy Economy …

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LinkedIn Impresses With Earnings, Reaches 400 Million Members

LinkedIn Impresses With Earnings, Reaches 400 Million Members

LinkedIn just released its Q3 financial results, and knocked them out of the park. Shares quickly began to skyrocket in after hours trading after the company posed massive beats. Adjusted earnings per share of $0.78 topped the expected $0.45 while revenue was $780 million, well ahead of the expected $756 million. $41 million of the revenue came from Lynda.com. Talent …

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Yelp Earnings Please Investors

Yelp Earnings Please Investors

Yelp just released its financial results for Q3, beating Wall Street expectations with revenue of $143.6 million, and earnings per share of $0.03. Net revenue was up 40% year over year. Yelp’s cumulative reviews grew 35% year over year reaching 90 million while app unique devices grew 39% to about 20 million on a monthly average basis. Local advertising accounts …

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Apple Earnings Released, Revenue $51.5 Billion

Apple Earnings Released, Revenue $51.5 Billion

Apple just released its financial results for its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter ended September 26. It beat Wall Street expectations on revenue and EPS with $51.5 billion and $1.96 respectively. Net profit was $11.1 billion. For comparison, the year-ago quarter saw revenue of $42.1 billion, net profit of $8.5 billion, and $1.42 per diluted share. Apple reported gross margin of …

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Twitter’s User Growth Is Absolutely Anemic

Twitter’s User Growth Is Absolutely Anemic

Once again, Twitter’s earnings have beat expectations. And once again, Twitter is reporting absolutely anemic user growth. In July, Twitter’s then-temporary CEO Jack Dorsey reported 304 million monthly active users (excluding SMS Fast Followers). “We are not satisfied with our growth in audience,” he said. Now, permanent Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is reporting only 307 million MAUs for Q3. “We …

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Alibaba Group Earnings Impress, Revenue Jumps 32%

Alibaba Group Earnings Impress, Revenue Jumps 32%

Alibaba Group reported its financial results for the quarter ended September 30 on Tuesday, beating Wall Street expectations as its revenue jumped 32% to $3.5 billion. EPS was $0.57. Gross merchandise volume (GMV), which refers to the total sales value for merchandise sold, was particularly good at $112 billion, up $25 billion from the same period last year. The company …

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Microsoft Earnings Released, Revenue $21.7 Billion

Microsoft Earnings Released, Revenue $21.7 Billion

Microsoft just released its FY16 Q1 earnings report with revenue of $20.4 billion GAAP and $21.7 billion non-GAAP. The company reported operating income of $5.8 billion GAAP and $7.1 billion non-GAAP as ell as net income of $4.6 billion GAAP and $5.4 billion non-GAAP. Earnings per share was $0.57 GAAP and $0.67 non-GAAP. CEO Satya Nadella said, “We are making …

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Amazon Q3 Earnings Reported; Sales up 23% to $25.4 Billion

Amazon Q3 Earnings Reported; Sales up 23% to $25.4 Billion

Amazon released its Q3 earnings report, including a 23% increase in sales year-over-year at $25.4 billion. Net income was $79 million ($0.17 per diluted share) , compared with net loss of $437 million, or $0.95 per diluted share, in third quarter 2014. Operating cash flow was up 72% at $9.8 billion with free cash flow increasing to $5.4 billion. CEO …

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Alphabet Announces Q3 Google Results

Alphabet Announces Q3 Google Results

Alphabet, parent company of Google (that’s still weird to type), announced the Q3 financial results for Google as it existed before the company reorganization that went into effect on October 2. The results are for the quarter ended September 30. Google saw revenues of $18.7 billion and revenue growth of 13% year over year with constant currency revenue growth of …

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LinkedIn Impresses On Revenue, Earnings

LinkedIn just released its earnings report for the second quarter with revenue up 33% year-over-year at $712 million and earnings per share of $0.55. Both of these were significantly better than Wall Street estimates, which were reportedly more like $680.3 million and $0.33. The company brought in $443 million from its Talent Solutions category and $140 million from Marketing Solutions. …

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Facebook Earnings: $4.04 Billion in Revenue, MAUs Climb to 1.49B

Facebook has just reported its second quarter earnings, and the company has topped analyst expectations. Facebook posted earnings of $0.50 per share on $4.04 billion in revenue. Wall Street forecasted earnings of $0.47 per share on $3.99 billion in revenue. “This was another strong quarter for our community,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. “Engagement across our family of …

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Yelp Earnings Disappoint As Chairman Leaves And Company Moves Away From Display Ads

Yelp reported its second quarter earnings on Tuesday with better than expected revenue, but worse than expected profit, sending shares tumbling. But that wasn’t the only news to come out of the company. Yelp also announced the resignation of Max Levchin from its Board of Directors, and said it will discontinue display advertising by the end of the year. Levchin …

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Twitter Earnings Beat Expectations, but User Growth Remains Flat

Twitter has just reported its Q2 earnings, and it’s beaten expectations. Twitter posted second-quarter earnings of $0.07 per share on $502 million in revenue. Wall Street expectations were $0.04 per share on $481 million in revenue. “Our Q2 results show good progress in monetization, but we are not satisfied with our growth in audience,” said Jack Dorsey, interim CEO of …

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Microsoft Earnings Better Than Expected As Nokia, Restructuring Impact Numbers

Microsoft just released its quarterly earnings report with revenue at $22.2 billion. Wall Street estimates were more like $22.04 billion. The company exceeded expectations on earnings per share at $0.62 cents (compared to the expected $0.58). Microsoft’s report was substantially impacted by irregular circumstances including a $7.5 billion charge related to the acquisition of the Nokia Devices and Services (NDS) …

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Apple Disappoints On iPhone Sales

Apple just released its quarterly earnings report. The company surpassed Wall Street estimates on revenue and earnings per share, but iPhone sales were not on par with expectations. iPad sales were also down 18%. The company sold 47.5 million iPhones during the quarter. Analysts had expected closer to 49 or 50 million. CEO Tim Cook said, “We had an amazing …

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Yahoo Revenue Better Than Expected, Earnings Not Quite

Yahoo just released its earnings report for the second quarter with revenue up 15% year-over-year. The company reported a net loss of $21.6 million. Revenue after costs paid to partners was pretty much flat. Gross search revenue was also up 15% at $920 million while GAAP search revenue was up 22% at $521 million. Paid clicks were up 13% and …

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Google Posts 11% Revenue Increase At $17.7B

Google just reported its Q2 financial results, with revenue up 11% year-over-year at $17.7 billion. “Our strong Q2 results reflect continued growth across the breadth of our products, most notably core search, where mobile stood out, as well as YouTube and programmatic advertising”, said CFO Ruth Porat. We are focused every day on developing big new opportunities across a wide …

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Netflix Surpasses 65 Million Members, DVD Business Good For Quite A While

Netflix released its Q2 earnings report on Wednesday along with the regular letter to shareholders. The biggest news out of this one is that the company has surpassed 65 million members with 42 million in the US and 23 million internationally. “We are at the forefront of a wave of global Internet TV adoption and intend to make our service …

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