Marchex Earnings: Here’s Why the Stock is Rising Now

Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) delivered a profit 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 23.51%.

Marchex, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 33.33% to $0.04 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.06 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 14.67% to $39 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Marchex, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.04 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.03. It beat the average revenue estimate of $36.2 million.

Quoting Management: “Our strong second quarter reflects the growing demand for Call Advertising products that deliver what businesses want most: exposure to mobile consumers and transparency on ad campaign performance,” said Russell Horowitz, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Marchex. “Advertisers spend billions each year on campaigns that get mobile consumers to call and they want the returns to show for it. We will continue to invest in solutions that drive this momentum and position us well for long-term growth.”

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue increased 7.71% from $36.21 million in the previous quarter. EPS were the same at $0.04 as the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.05 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.19, which is the same with that ninety days ago.

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