Earnings

  • Adobe Picks Up 517K Creative Cloud Subscribers In Its FQ1

    Adobe Picks Up 517K Creative Cloud Subscribers In Its FQ1

    In its most recent financial period, Adobe picked up 517,000 net new subscribers to its Creative Cloud product, helping the company generate $1.11 billion in revenue, and adjusted profit of $0.44 per share. Using normal accounting methods (GAAP), Adobe ended the period with a slimmer $0.17 per-share profit. Despite beating market expectations for revenue ($1.09 billion) and adjusted profit… Read More

  • Oracle Meets Profit Expectations In Its FQ3, Misses With Revenue Of $9.3B Due To Forex Headwinds

    Oracle Meets Profit Expectations In Its FQ3, Misses With Revenue Of $9.3B Due To Forex Headwinds

    Following the bell, Oracle announced the results of its fiscal third quarter, including revenue of $9.3 billion and earnings per share of $0.68. Investors expected the software company to earn $0.68 per share on revenue of $9.46 billion. The company stressed the impact that a quickly changing currency market had on its earnings: Using stable currency exchange rates, Oracle noted that would… Read More

  • Intel Lowers Q1 Revenue Forecast By $900M To $12.8B Amid PC Sales Slump

    Intel Lowers Q1 Revenue Forecast By $900M To $12.8B Amid PC Sales Slump

    The shift away from desktop PCs to smartphones and other smaller computing devices is having a big impact on a major player in the PC market. Chipmaker Intel today lowered its revenue expectations by $900 million for its Q1 earnings that will come out on April 14. It now says Q1 sales will be $12.8 billion, “plus or minus $300 million,” versus earlier guidance of $13.7… Read More

  • About That Box Quarter

    About That Box Quarter

    Box reported earnings today for the first time as a public company. In the wake of the news, the company’s shares dropped sharply, and are currently down in after-hours trading down a sharp 13.10 percent. So did Box have a bad quarter? Not in the way that was originally reported by the media, your humble servant included. Read More

  • Get Ready For Box’s Earnings

    Get Ready For Box’s Earnings

    Box, a cloud storage and productivity company, will report its first quarterly earnings result today after the bell. The market expects Box to announce a $39.75 million loss on revenue of $58.03 million. Billings are expected to total $80.85 million for the period — Box’s fourth quarter of its fiscal 2015. Read More

  • Salesforce Shares Spike To All-Time High After Meeting Street’s Profit Estimate, Boosting Its Full-Year Guidance

    Salesforce Shares Spike To All-Time High After Meeting Street’s Profit Estimate, Boosting Its Full-Year Guidance

    Sometimes when a company reports in-line earnings, its stock price takes a knuckle to the temple. Other times, if a firm meets market expectations, it gets a nice pop in value. Enter Salesforce the Latter. Today after the bell, Salesforce reported $1.44 billion in fourth quarter revenue, and adjusted earnings per share of $0.14. Both were dead in-line with market expectations. The… Read More

  • Hortonworks Misses On Revenue And Profit In Lackluster Q4

    Hortonworks Misses On Revenue And Profit In Lackluster Q4

    Let’s talk about money! Hortonworks reported its earnings today, the first time it has as a public company! :) Revenues for its fourth quarter totaled $12.7 million, up 55 percent on year-over-year basis. :) But investors had expected the company to report revenue of $13.42 million. :( The company lost money in the quarter, $90.6 million using normal accounting methods (GAAP). Read More

  • The New Rules Of Going Public

    The New Rules Of Going Public

    According to a recent report, Twilio wants to go public. Twilio, a company that provides software-based communications tools for developers, closed out 2014 on a $100 million annual run rate. Or, put another way, Twilio brought in just over $8 million in top line last December. Box, New Relic and Hortonworks each recently proved that the IPO window is open and that investors have an appetite… Read More

  • Sony Eyes Healthy Profits By 2018 With New Focus On PlayStation And Entertainment

    Sony Eyes Healthy Profits By 2018 With New Focus On PlayStation And Entertainment

    Sony announced its latest corporate reshuffle which will see it focus on its PlayStation and entertainment businesses, as well as its CMOS image sensor business, as it bids to return to healthy profit levels by 2018. Read More

  • Startups, Late-Stage Valuations, And Bull

    Startups, Late-Stage Valuations, And Bull

    Bill Gurley, a general partner at Benchmark, makes news mostly because he says what other venture capitalists will tell you while drunk, but does so while on the record. It’s refreshing in a way. Most recently, Gurley made the point that the tech and investment industries are shoving nine and ten-figure sums of cash into startups while not enjoying a full dig into their financials. In… Read More

  • Zillow Reports Record Q4 Earnings, Will Complete Trulia Acquisition Next Week

    Zillow Reports Record Q4 Earnings, Will Complete Trulia Acquisition Next Week

    Zillow today announced record earnings with revenue of $92.3 million — up 58 percent year-over-year, for a non-GAAP EPS of $0.24. Basic and diluted GAAP EPS came in at a loss of $0.27 per share, mostly due to acquisition-related costs. Analysts expected revenue to come in around $90 million and earnings per share of around $0.28. Despite those mixed results, the stock is up more than… Read More

  • A Relic, An Iron And The King Dish Their Financial Results To Wall Street

    A Relic, An Iron And The King Dish Their Financial Results To Wall Street

    It’s earnings season, which puts a bright light on newly and recently public technology firms’ performances. Given that 2015 is widely expected to be an active year for IPOs, how are the new kids doing? Let’s take a look at New Relic, the most recently public; MobileIron, the middle child; and King, which, of the three, has been public the longest. Read More

  • Zynga Drops 9% After Its $192M Q4 Revenue And Guidance Disappoint

    Zynga Drops 9% After Its $192M Q4 Revenue And Guidance Disappoint

    Zynga reported its fourth quarter financial performance today after the bell, including revenue of $192.5 million and earnings per share of $0.00. Investors had expected the company to earn $0.00 on revenue of $201.11 million. The firm also reported bookings in the quarter of $182.4 million. The company’s flat earnings per share is based on adjusted profit. Using normally accepted… Read More

  • Groupon Q4 Beats Street On Sales Of $925.4M, EPS Of $0.06, But Posts Weaker Outlook For Q1

    Groupon Q4 Beats Street On Sales Of $925.4M, EPS Of $0.06, But Posts Weaker Outlook For Q1

    Groupon, the daily deals platform that has been making an effort to widen its business into local commerce and more mobile services, appears to be turning is ship around. Today, the company posted Q4 earnings with a 20% rise in Q4 revenues to $925.4 million on non-GAAP EPS of $0.06 and GAAP EPS of $0.01 — results that handily beat analyst estimates. Analysts were expecting revenues… Read More

  • Tesla Q4 Hit By Delivery Shortfall, But Company Expects To Be Back On Track In Q1

    Tesla Q4 Hit By Delivery Shortfall, But Company Expects To Be Back On Track In Q1

    Electric car manufacturer Tesla reported earnings today following the bell, including $1.1 billion in non-GAAP revenue, and an adjusted loss per share of $0.13. On a GAAP basis, using normal accounting methods, Tesla had a wider loss of 86 cents per share, and revenue of $957 million. The company delivered 9,834 cars in the period. In the sequentially preceding third quarter, Tesla delivered… Read More

  • HubSpot Beats On Q4 Revenue, Reports Narrower Than Expected Loss

    HubSpot Beats On Q4 Revenue, Reports Narrower Than Expected Loss

    HubSpot reported its fourth quarter financial performance today after the bell, losing $7.1million (non-GAAP) on revenue of $34.2 million. The company had previously guided the market to anticipate between $31 and $32 million in fourth quarter top line. Investors had expected the recently-public company to lose $0.27 per share on revenue of $31.68 million. Down a fraction in regular… Read More

  • Zendesk Beats In Q4, Predicts Sustained Losses In 2015 On 45-50% Revenue Growth

    Zendesk Beats In Q4, Predicts Sustained Losses In 2015 On 45-50% Revenue Growth

    Today following the bell, Zendesk reported its fourth-quarter performance. The company lost an adjusted $0.11 per share on revenue of $38.5 million. The street had expected the company to lose $0.12 per share on revenue of $36.74 million. The company’s revenue grew 71 percent on a year-over-year basis, leading to an adjusted net income of negative $8 million and, employing normal… Read More

  • Here’s Twitter’s Slowing User Growth In One Chart

    Here’s Twitter’s Slowing User Growth In One Chart

    Twitter’s stock is up around 7 percent after reporting a big financial quarter, beating expectations on both profit and revenue. However, its user growth was decidedly weak. The company added a mere 4 million new monthly active users in the quarter, which is an adjustment that it will likely explain on its earnings call. That 4 million figure bumped Twitter’s monthly active user… Read More

  • Pandora Q4 Falls Short With $268M In Revenue

    Pandora Q4 Falls Short With $268M In Revenue

    Pandora’s earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2014 disappointed Wall Street, with revenue of $268 million and diluted earnings per share of 18 cents (that’s non-GAAP). That means the company fell a bit short of analyst expectations for EPS of 19 cents especially on revenue, where analysts had predicted $276.5 million. Read More

  • Twitter Reports Better Than Expected Q4 Profit, Weak User Growth

    Twitter Reports Better Than Expected Q4 Profit, Weak User Growth

    Following the bell today, Twitter released its fourth-quarter earnings report, revealing that it earned $0.12 per share on an adjusted basis on revenue of $479 million during the period. The company’s per-share profit is based on adjusted net income of $79 million. The street had expected Twitter to earn an adjusted $0.06 per share on revenue of $453.14 million. Twitter’s… Read More

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