Game on for Roblox

By: Miguel A. Rodriguez

14:36, 09 November 2021

The online game platform and creation system jumped on stronger-than-expected third-quarter analysts

Roblox, which became a publicly traded company earlier this year, posted adjusted revenues of $637.8 million. Analysts were looking for $636.5 million. At the same time, bookings grew 28% year over year in the quarter. Excluding the advanced payments received for products and services (deferred revenue), Roblox scored revenues of $509.3 million, up 102% YoY. In the previous quarter, revenue increased 127%.  However, it revealed a loss per share of 13 cents.

The company said it had more than 47.3 million average daily active users, up 31% compared to last year’s figures and up from 43.2 million in Q2.

Following the news, during the extended trading hours on Monday, Roblox share price surged 35%. Including the recent movement, the stock price added more than 60% since its March stock market debut.



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