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GoPro Plunges 15% After-Hours Following Q3 Earnings Miss

GoPro took a dive Wednesday after releasing Q3 financials that disillusioned road expectations.

On the market’s shut, GoPro reported a miss on its Q3 earnings, posting an adjusted $ 0.25 per share on $ four hundred.3 million non-GAAP income through the interval. These figures in comparison with road expectations of a $ 0.29 per-share revenue, and income of $ 433.6 million.

The action camera maker’s $ four hundred.3 revenues represented a 43% yr-over-yr improve from $ 280.0 in Q3 2015, with EPS additionally up considerably from $ 0.12 within the corresponding quarter final yr. The corporate shipped 1.6 million camera units in Q3, up 46% from Q3 2014, however nonetheless lower than the road had anticipated.

In a press release, GoPro CEO and founder Nicholas Woodman stated “enterprise within the third quarter was clearly harder than anticipated.”

The corporate shipped a pair new units this quarter together with the Hero+ and Hero4 Session, and introduced plans to construct a shopper drone.

Apparently, GoPro emphasised how necessary overseas markets, particularly China, had been to the corporate’s progress. Gross sales outdoors of the U.S. reportedly made up greater than 50% of the corporate’s income. The corporate stated China was “the quickest rising market in GoPro’s historical past.”

Source : TechCrunch

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