Amplitude (AMPL) Q1 Earnings: What To Expect

Petr Huřťák /
2023/05/08 4:48 am EDT
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Data analytics software provider Amplitude (NASDAQ:AMPL) will be reporting earnings tomorrow afternoon. Here's what to look for.

Last quarter Amplitude reported revenues of $65.3 million, up 32% year on year, beating analyst revenue expectations by 2.63%. It was a weak quarter for the company, with a deceleration in customer growth and full year guidance missing analysts' expectations. The company added 81 customers to a total of 1,994.

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This quarter analysts are expecting Amplitude's revenue to grow 22.9% year on year to $65.2 million, slowing down from the 60.3% year-over-year increase in revenue the company had recorded in the same quarter last year. Adjusted loss is expected to come in at -$0.06 per share.

Amplitude Total Revenue

Majority of analysts covering the company have reconfirmed their estimates over the last thirty days, suggesting they are expecting the business to stay the course heading into the earnings. The company has a history of exceeding Wall St's expectations, beating revenue estimates every single time over the past two years on average by 4.08%.

Looking at Amplitude's peers in the data and analytics software segment, only Alteryx has so far reported results, delivering top-line growth of 26.1% year on year, missing analyst estimates by 0.49%. The stock was down 8.45% on the results. Read our full analysis of Alteryx's earnings results here.

Tech stocks have had a rocky start in 2022 and while some of the software stocks have fared somewhat better, they have not been spared, with share price declining 6.54% over the last month. Amplitude is down 0.6% during the same time, and is heading into the earnings with analyst price target of $16.3, compared to share price of $11.66.

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The author has no position in any of the stocks mentioned.