On Thursday, the 8th of August 2019, CA-based ride-sharing pioneer, Uber Technologies posted a $5.2 billion in losses during second quarter of the year after experiencing a much-downsized IPO earlier on Q2, 2019, On top of that, Uber had also missed a Wall St.
estimate and told its growth of its core ride-hailing business slew during the second quarter of the year, however, investors held on to bet on Uber, which in effect help Uber rise as much as 8.35 percent to $42.97 per share on Thursday (August 8th) market closure, closing gaps with its initial offering of $45 per share.
According to one of the most closely watched Silicon Valley giants, Uber Technologies’ quarterly earnings’ report for Q2, 2019, revenue growth was slowed down to 14 per cent, while its core ride-sharing business grew only by 2 percent to $2.3 billion, missing a Wall St.
estimate of $3.36 billion by a fair distance. Nonetheless, a downbeat quarterly earnings’ report of Uber, seemed to have startled investors, since its much-smaller rival, Lyft Inc., had uplifted its revenue expectation during its quarterly earnings on Wednesday (August 8th).
Further into the bid, despite its heightened expense of much as 147 percent to $8.65 billion over second quarter of the year, expressing optimism over possible growth during the second half of the year, UBER CFO (Chief Financial Officer), Nelson Chai said in a post-earnings’ statement, “While we will continue to invest aggressively in growth, we also want it to be healthy growth, and this quarter we made good progress in that direction. ”