Innodata Stock Soars On Q1 Results, FY24 Guidance

Zinger Key Points
  • Innodata reports earnings of 3 cents per share, up from losses of 8 cents per share from the same period last year.
  • The company also raises its guidance to at least 40% organic revenue growth in 2024.

Innodata Inc. INOD shares are trading higher Wednesday after the company posted a year -over-year increase in its first-quarter financial results. Here's a look at the highlights. 

The Details:

Innodata reported earnings of 3 cents per share, up from losses of 8 cents per share from the same period last year. Quarterly sales came in at $26.5 million, up from $18.84 million in the prior year's period. 

The company also raised its guidance to at least 40% organic revenue growth in 2024. 

Innodata announced it has been awarded an expansion of one of its large language model (LLM) development programs by one of its existing “Magnificent Seven” Big Tech customers. Innodata anticipates that the expansion will result in approximately $23.5 million of additional annualized run rate revenue once implemented. This is in addition to the $20 million in new programs with this customer Innodata announced on April 24. 

“We are pleased to announce record revenues of $26.5 million for the first quarter, representing 41% year-over-year growth. Our growth in the quarter was driven by the value we are bringing to help the world’s largest tech companies build AI large language models, or LLMs. We’re equally excited to share that, as a result of accelerating business momentum, we are raising our 2024 revenue guidance to an expected organic revenue growth of at least 40% year-over-year. This is double the growth rate we guided to last quarter,” said Jack Abuhoff, CEO of Innodata. 

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INOD Price Action: According to Benzinga Pro, Innodata shares are up 37.5% at $9.27 at the time of publication Wednesday.

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