Why Planet Labs Stock Is Falling

Planet Labs PL shares are trading lower Wednesday after the company reported worse-than-expected earnings results.

Planet Labs said first-quarter revenue increased 26% year-over-year to $40.1 million, which beat the estimate of $39.5 million, according to data from Benzinga Pro. The company reported a quarterly earnings loss of 17 cents per share, which missed the estimate for a loss of 15 cents per share.

Planet said it expects second-quarter revenue to be between $41 million and $43 million versus the estimate of $42.26 million. The company expects a second-quarter adjusted EBITDA loss of 16 million to 18 million.

Planet narrowed its full-year revenue guidance to a range of $177 million to $187 million versus the estimate of $181.26 million. The company expects a full-year adjusted EBITDA loss of $60 million to $70 million.

Analyst Assessment:

  • Benchmark analyst Josh Sullivan maintained Planet Labs with a Buy rating and lowered the price target from $15 to $11.
  • Needham analyst Ryan Koontz maintained Planet Labs with a Buy rating and lowered the price target from $10.50 to $8.

See Also: 24 Stocks Moving in Wednesday's Pre-Market Session

PL Price Action: Planet Labs has traded between $11.65 and $3.70 over a 52-week period.

The stock was down 10.3% at $4.60 at time of publication.

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