Why Meta Platforms Stock Is Falling After Hours

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Meta Platforms Inc META shares are trading lower in Thursday's after-hours session in sympathy with Snap Inc SNAP, which reported worse-than-expected financial results.

Snap said second-quarter revenue increased 13% year-over-year to $1.11 billion, which missed the estimate of $1.14 billion, according to data from Benzinga Pro. The social media company reported a quarterly loss of 2 cents per share, which missed the estimate for a loss of 1 cent per share. Daily active users increased 18% year-over-year to 347 million.

Given uncertainties related to the operating environment, Snap said it would refrain from providing third-quarter revenue and adjusted EBITDA guidance.

Related Link: Snap Q2 Earnings Highlights: Stock Tanks On No Q3 Guidance, Revenue And EPS Miss

Meta Platforms operates an ecosystem of social media-related applications including Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

Meta is scheduled to announce its second-quarter financial results after the market closes on July 27.

META Price Action: Meta has traded between $384.33 and $154.25 over a 52-week period.

The stock was down 4.95% in after hours at $174.10 at press time.

Photo: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.

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