ChannelAdvisor Earnings: Here’s Why Shares are Up Now

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) had a loss and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are up 1.71%.

ChannelAdvisor Earnings Cheat Sheet

Revenue: Was the same at $15.97 million as the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: ChannelAdvisor reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.25 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $-0.35. It beat the average revenue estimate of $14.87 million.

Quoting Management: “We delivered a strong second quarter that was highlighted by revenue that grew at approximately twice the rate of e-commerce growth,” said Scot Wingo, Chief Executive Officer of ChannelAdvisor. “We added a record number of new customers during the second quarter and are seeing increasing demand from online retailers for solutions that help manage the growing complexity of a highly fragmented e-commerce landscape. Our highly differentiated cloud-based platform and industry leading domain expertise around e-commerce channels are driving market share gains, and we believe ChannelAdvisor is well positioned to capitalize on the multi-billion dollar market opportunity that is very much in front of us.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 7.04% from $14.92 million in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from $0 to a loss $0.31. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from $0 to a loss of $1.04 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)

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