Snap Makes Gains in Bid to Vie With Big Rivals; Shares Rocket

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When Snap first went public in March, 2017, shares sold for $24.48 a share, but they've declined steadily since. Snap reported a net loss of $350 million for the quarter.

Analysts at SunTrust Banks issued their FY2022 earnings estimates for Snap in a research report issued on Monday. The company brought in $285.7 million, beating expectations of $252.8 million. However, even if it hits that number, it would still represent the sixth straight quarter of year-over-year revenue growth deceleration.

"Our business really came together toward the end of previous year", Evan Spiegel, the cofounder and CEO of Snap, said on a conference call with analysts Tuesday.

"Our business really came together towards the end of past year", said Evan Spiegel, Snap's CEO, in a statement. This represented 4.5 million new DAUs, or growth of about 17% year-over-year, but just 3% sequential growth. Analysts had been expecting North America revenue to amount to $198.1 million, Europe revenue to reach $32.4 million, and Rest of World revenue to amount to $18 million. That would still be significantly fewer DAUs than the 300 million that Instagram Stories had in November.

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Facebook and Instagram may have successfully borrowed a lot of Snap's designs, but it still has a few tricks up its sleeves. In the last quarter, Snap lost $443 million, up from the $124 million it lost in Q3 2016.

During Snap's third quarter earnings call, co-founder and CEO Spiegel acknowledged that Snapchat is harder to understand than he initially realized.

Snap has sought to boost engagement by offering new kinds of content, including snippets from sporting events and media partners.

Advertising revenue rose 74 percent to $281 million, as companies advertised more in the key holiday quarter. "We're willing to take that risk for what we believe are substantial long-term benefits to our business", he said at the time.

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But the company showed on Tuesday that it is still adding new users.

It sounds like Snap is doing pretty well against its competitors based on the company's Q4 earnings report on Tuesday, which blew past Wall Street expectations and made Snap's stock take off.

When investing geniuses David and Tom Gardner have a stock tip, it can pay to listen. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 86,657,812 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,076,290,025.04.

Options are pointing to a double-digit move in the shares, with $15 puts and calls the most widely held options.

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