Snap shares fall after a strong earnings report
On Tuesday, Snap Inc.’s (SNAP.N) stock price declined by more than 11% in after-hours trading as investors digested the company’s user and revenue growth after its second-quarter earnings report.
The social media company reported 238 Million daily active users that represent 17% growth and a slight miss from Wall Street’s consensus of 238.5 Million.
“The growing focus on brand safety and privacy across the entire industry places us in a unique position of strength as we have invested in these areas from the beginning of our business,” Snap Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel said in a statement during the second-quarter earnings report.
“We are grateful that the resilience of our business has allowed us to remain focused on our future growth and opportunity,” he added.
Snap Inc. reported a diluted net loss of 23 cents per share on its revenue worth $454.16 Million. According to FactSet (FDS), some analysts expected a loss of 22 cents per share on its average revenue worth $442 Million.