Why Grab Shares Are Soaring Today

  • Grab Holdings Limited GRAB reported first-quarter FY22 revenue growth of 6% year-on-year to $228 million.
  • Mobility segment acceleration and strong core food and groceries growth drove the growth as it expanded its merchant selection and contributions from Jaya Grocer.
  • Revenue for Deliveries rose 70% Y/Y to $91 million, driven by continued growth in food and groceries deliveries and contributions following the acquisition of Jaya Grocer. 
  • Mobility revenue was $112 million, down 22% Y/Y. Financial Services revenue rose 52% Y/Y to $11 million. 
  • Revenue for Enterprise and new initiatives increased by 34% Y/Y to $14 million.
  • GMV grew 32% Y/Y to reach $4.8 billion. Delivery GMV improved 50% Y/Y, Mobility GMV grew 3% Y/Y, Financial Services GMV grew 23% Y/Y, and Enterprise and New Initiatives GMV rose 98% Y/Y.
  • MTUs grew by 10% Y/Y to 30.9 million as lockdowns continued to ease. The average spend per user increased by 19% Y/Y to $155.
  • Adjusted EBITDA loss margin stood at (6)% of GMV compared to (3.1)% a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $(287) million.
  • Outlook: Grab sees Q2 Deliveries GMV of $2.55 billion - $2.65 billion, Mobility GMV of $0.95 billion - $1.0 billion, Financial Services Pre-InterCo TPV of $3.5 billion - $3.6 billion.
  • Grab sees FY22 GMV growth of 30% - 35% Y/Y and revenue of $1.2 billion - $1.3 billion below the consensus of $2.68 billion.
  • Price Action: GRAB shares traded higher by 23.1% at $3.12 on the last check Thursday.
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