DoorDash Shares Surge 16% Following Robust Guidance and Decreased Net Loss

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DoorDash, the renowned on-demand food delivery service, witnessed its stock soar by over 16% on Thursday. This remarkable uptick came in the wake of the company’s recent financial results, which not only outstripped Wall Street’s forecasts for both revenue and earnings but also displayed a significant reduction in net loss.

For the quarter, DoorDash unveiled a revenue of $2.2 billion. This robust figure surpassed the predicted $2.1 billion, as stated by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), which was previously recognized as Refinitiv.

Moreover, in a win for the company, DoorDash’s reported loss per share stood at 19 cents. This number trounced the general consensus, which anticipated a loss per share of 40 cents.

A particular highlight from the financial announcement was the considerable shrinking of DoorDash’s net loss. The latest results showcase a net loss of $73 million. When contrasted with the same period from the previous year, this is a dramatic turnaround. For context, the year-ago quarter had reported a net loss of $295 million, equivalent to a loss of 77 cents per share.

The impressive figures and subsequent share price jump reflect the company’s ongoing efforts to streamline its operations and improve its profitability. Investors and stakeholders are likely buoyed by the promising signs of growth and DoorDash’s trajectory towards potentially achieving profitability in the future.

It remains to be seen how the company will capitalize on this momentum in the upcoming quarters, but for now, DoorDash has certainly given its investors reason to cheer.

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