Why Chewy Shares Are Down 10% Today

Why Chewy Shares Are Down 10% Today

Chewy Inc CHWY shares are trading lower Wednesday after the company reported quarterly revenue results that came in below analyst estimates.

Chewy said second-quarter revenue increased 12.8% year-over-year to $2.43 billion, which missed average analyst estimates of $2.48 billion, according to Benzinga Pro. The company reported second-quarter net income of $22.3 million on gross margins of 28.1%. Adjusted EBITDA totaled $83.1 million in the second quarter.

"We believe our superior customer value proposition, strength in resilient demand categories such as food and healthcare, and the recurring nature of our Autoship business enabled us to continue taking market share and extend our leadership position in the recession-resistant pet category," said Sumit Singh, CEO of Chewy.

RBC Capital analyst Steven Shemesh maintained Chewy with an Outperform rating and lowered the price target from $59 to $56 following the company's quarterly results.

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CHWY Price Action: Chewy has a 52-week high of $60.51 and a 52-week low of $22.22.

The stock was down 10.8% at $33.35 at press time.

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