ZipRecruiter Shares Increase Over 12% Pre-Market: Why It Happened

By Amit Chowdhry ● Aug 13, 2021
  • The stock price of ZipRecruiter Inc (NYSE: ZIP) increased by over 12% pre-market. This is why it happened.

The stock price of ZipRecruiter Inc (NYSE: ZIP) increased by over 12% pre-market. Investors are responding to the company’s second-quarter 2021 results. 

These are the highlights:

— Generated $183 million in revenue, up 109% y/y and $23 million above the guidance provided in May prior to the direct listing.

— The revenue in Q2’21 represented a record high for ZipRecruiter and reflects the team’s strong execution of their long-term strategy: more jobs, more job seekers, and highly-effective matching technology to bring the two sides of their marketplace together. 

— The company posted a net loss of $(52.8) million and an Adjusted EBITDA loss of $(1.7) million, equating to a net margin of (29)% and an Adjusted EBITDA margin of (1)%. 

— This exceeds the Adjusted EBITDA guidance they provided in May while still making significant long-term investments in building their marketplace. 

— Both the net loss and Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter included $31.9 million in non-recurring expenses related to their direct listing.

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