Airbnb (ABNB) earnings Q3 2021
Shares briefly rose greater than 3% in after-hours buying and selling earlier than paring features.
This is how Airbnb did in contrast with Wall Avenue estimates:
- Earnings per share: $1.22, which isn’t similar to estimates
- Income: $2.24 billion vs. $2.05 billion estimated by Refinitiv
The corporate reported 79.7 million nights and experiences booked within the third quarter, a slight lower from the second quarter. That was nonetheless up 29% 12 months over 12 months, when Covid-19 battered the journey business. Analysts had estimated 80.8 million nights and experiences for the quarter, in keeping with StreetAccount.
The corporate additionally noticed its highest-ever income and web earnings within the third quarter, regardless that city and cross-border journey haven’t returned to pre-pandemic ranges, stated CFO Dave Stephenson on a name with analysts. Income got here in at $2.24 billion, up 67% 12 months over 12 months. Web earnings surged 280% to $834 million on a year-over-year foundation.
Airbnb expects income between $1.39 billion and $1.48 billion within the fourth quarter, in keeping with analyst expectations.
In its third-quarter letter to shareholders, Airbnb stated restoration developments proceed to range regionally, and by vaccination charges and journey restrictions. However the firm added it’s “uniquely positioned for this journey revolution.” In North America alone, nights and experiences booked had been up 10% from the identical quarter in 2019, Airbnb stated.
Airbnb beforehand reported in its second-quarter letter to shareholders that it anticipated the Covid delta variant to affect journey conduct. The corporate had additionally anticipated the variant to make year-over-year comparisons for nights and experiences booked and gross reserving worth “extra risky and non-linear.”
Gross reserving worth — which the corporate makes use of to trace host earnings, service charges, cleansing charges and taxes — totaled $11.89 billion within the third quarter. That was up about 48% 12 months over 12 months however fell barely under a StreetAccount forecast of $12.31 billion.
Common every day charges for the corporate dropped to $149 from roughly $161 within the final quarter. That is up about 15% from the identical interval final 12 months.
The corporate stated it expects a robust fourth quarter and for journey demand to increase into 2022. It additionally expects nights and experiences booked for the fourth quarter to “considerably outperform” the identical interval final 12 months.
“Seeking to 2022, vaccination progress and the restoration of worldwide journey in This autumn 2021 can be key themes for development heading into the brand new 12 months,” the corporate wrote.