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Stitch Fix share price up 28% after Q2 earnings revenue beat

The online clothing company's stock rises after a positive Q2 earnings report.

Online clothing and personal styling company Stitch Fix share price soared after a positive second quarter(Q2) earnings report. Stitch Fix’s Q2 revenue exceeded Wall Street expectations.

Stitch Fix results: key figures

Earnings per share $0.12
Revenue $370 million
Active clients 2.96 million

Stitch Fix share price up 28% as earnings revenue beats estimates

Stitch Fix’s earnings per share was $0.12, far above the $0.05 that Wall Street expected. Stitch Fix’s revenue of $370 million surpassed the $365 million predicted by financial experts. The company’s active clients were 2.96 million, an 18% increase from 2018.

The online clothing subscription company has changed retail with its personalised approach to serving customers and focus on analytics to anticipate customers’ needs. Founder and chief executive officer(CEO), Katrina Lake, touted the success of Stitch Fix’s Q2 results.

‘Q2 was another strong quarter for us, delivering net revenue of $370.3 million, exceeding our guidance and representing 25% year-over-year growth,’ said Lake.

‘Since becoming a public company, we have posted six consecutive quarters of over 20% growth, which demonstrates our ability to drive consistent business performance,’ added Lake.

How do Stitch Fix’s Q2 results compare to other online retailers?

Compared to another online retailer,Farfetch, Stitch Fix's Q2 revenue report was also positive. Farfetch had a better-than-expected Q4 revenue, with $195 million in revenue.

What is Stitch Fix’s Q3 forecast?

With a positive Q2 earnings report, Stitch Fix’s Q3 forecast is high. The corporation predicts Q3 revenue between $388-$398 million, surpassing financial analysts’ estimates of $384 million. The company also forecast 2019 revenue between $1.53-$1.56 billion, beating projections of $1.51 billion.

Growth of online personalised shopping boosts Stitch Fix’s profits

Stitch Fix’s Q2 earnings success shows how companies can use analytics to create a customised shopping experience. Lake expressed optimism about the growth of Stitch Fix.

‘I’m proud that we’re now serving 3 million people across the US. and remain focused on delighting our existing clients and expanding our reach,’ said Lake.

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