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Wayfair (W) To Report Earnings Tomorrow: Here Is What To Expect


Radek Strnad /
2022/08/03 4:08 am EDT
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Online home goods retailer Wayfair (NYSE: W) will be reporting results tomorrow morning. Here's what to look for.

Last quarter Wayfair reported revenues of $2.99 billion, down 13.9% year on year, in line with analyst expectations. It was a weak quarter for the company, with declining number of users and a slow revenue growth. The company reported 25.4 million active buyers, down 23.4% year on year.

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This quarter analysts are expecting Wayfair's revenue to decline 17.3% year on year to $3.18 billion, a further deceleration on the 10.3% year-over-year decrease in revenue the company had recorded in the same quarter last year. Adjusted loss is expected to come in at -$1.88 per share.

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The analysts covering the company have been growing increasingly bearish about the business heading into the earnings, with revenue estimates seeing seven downward revisions over the last thirty days. The company missed Wall St's revenue estimates four times over the last two years.

Looking at Wayfair's peers in the consumer internet segment, some of them have already reported Q2 earnings results, giving us a hint of what we can expect. Overstock's revenues decreased 33.5% year on year, missing analyst estimates by 12% and Uber reported revenues up 105% year on year, exceeding estimates by 9.49%. Overstock traded flat on the results, and Uber traded up 15.4% on the results. Read our full analysis of Overstock's results here and Uber's results here.

There has been positive sentiment among investors in the consumer internet segment, with the stocks up on average 2.86% over the last month. Wayfair is up 7.48% during the same time, and is heading into the earnings with analyst price target of $83.1, compared to share price of $57.7.

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