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A Preview Of Cardlytics's Earnings

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On Monday, November 02, Cardlytics (NASDAQ: CDLX) will release its latest earnings report. Benzinga's outlook for Cardlytics is included in the following report.

Net Income, Earnings, And Earnings Per Share

Earnings and EPS are useful metrics of profitability. Total earnings also known as net income is equal to total revenue minus total expenses. Dividing net income by the total number of shares outstanding yields EPS.

Earnings And Revenue

Based on management's projections, Cardlytics analysts modeled for a loss of $0.28 per share on sales of $38.85 million. In the same quarter last year, Cardlytics reported EPS of $0.03 on revenue of $56.42 million.

What Are Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises, And Why Do They Matter?

Analysts who cover this company will publish forward-looking estimates of its revenue and EPS each quarter. Averaging together every EPS and revenue prediction that each analyst makes about a company in a quarter yields the "consensus estimates." A company posting earnings or revenue above or below the consensus estimate is known as an "earnings surprise" and may move the stock by a considerable margin.

If the company were to post earnings in line with the consensus estimate when it reports Monday, EPS would be down 1033.33%. Revenue would be down 31.14% from the same quarter last year. Here is how the Cardlytics's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:

Quarter Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019
EPS Estimate -0.47 -0.21 0.04 -0.15
EPS Actual -0.38 -0.26 0.18 0.03
Revenue Estimate 30.84 M 44.21 M 63.89 M 50.06 M
Revenue Actual 28.22 M 45.51 M 69.29 M 56.42 M

Stock Performance

Shares of Cardlytics were trading at $75.6 as of October 29. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 81.83%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders should be satisfied going into this earnings release.

Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Cardlytics is scheduled to hold the call at 17:00:00 ET and can be accessed here.

 

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