Shares of Zoom Video Communications, the developer of the cloud platform for video conferencing – soared by 25.5% after the close of the main trading session on August 31, to $ 408. Investors’ attention was drawn to the reports of companies for the second quarter of the current financial year (ended July 31).
In three months, Zoom’s revenue increased by 355% compared to the same quarter last fiscal year, to $ 633.5 million. This result is on 32% higher than the expectations of experts. Notably, that in just one quarter the developer earned more money than for the whole of 2019, when sales amounted to $ 622.7 million.
Such dynamics of Zoom revenue clearly shows how popular cloud services and software developers became during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The coronavirus pandemic immediately turned Zoom from a niche application for companies into a tool that many Americans began to use to stay in touch with colleagues, family and friends,” writes The Wall Street Journal.
On Monday, the company said that the number of its corporate customers with more than ten employees over the past year increased by 458% to 370.2 thousand. In addition, the service has increased the number of customers who have spent on Zoom services more than $ 100 thousand. In total, such “elite” users increased by 200 and now about 1 thousand.
Despite strong interest from individuals, Zoom makes the lion’s share of money for large transactions with corporate clients. Small customers mostly prefer the free version of the platform, which limits the prospects for growth of revenue.
Zoom’s management has raised its revenue forecast for the current fiscal year from $ 1.78-1.8 billion to $ 2.37-2.39 billion. In the third – current – quarter, the company expects to raise $ 685-690 million.
The American oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil had one of the worst years in its history. Exxon shares have fallen by 45.36% since the beginning of 2020. The company has lost money for three quarters in a row, and in August they were excluded from the benchmark index of “blue chips” Dow Jones Industrial […]
By the end of this year, the German airline Lufthansa intends to reduce its foreign staff by 20 thousand people, as well as sell its LSG division, which deals with on-board catering, which employs 7.5 thousand people. Lufthansa subsidiaries Eurowings, Swiss, Austrian and Brussels Airlines are reducing the frequency of flights, fleets and staff amid […]
IT giant Google and Singapore’s state-owned investment company Temasek have invested in Indonesia’s largest online store Tokopedia, writes Nikkei Asian Review. The amount of investments is not disclosed. In October, Bloomberg reported that Tokopedia was going to raise about $ 350 million from Google and Temasek. This is Google’s second investment in the Indonesian unicorn. […]
The French company has developed an augmented reality application for digital makeup. The Signature Faces application allows you to apply filters to your face in real time. “We believe that everyone is beautiful by themselves, but in a world where the camera is always on, it’s normal to want to “play” with filters. We want […]
Shares of Zoom and other companies, which rose amid the pandemic and lockdown, fell in trading on Monday. The reason was the announcement of two biotechnology companies about the successful testing of a promising vaccine, writes CNBC. Shares of the Zoom video conferencing service fell 17.4% by the end of the trading day. Amazon and […]
Shares of General Motors, down by 3.7% since the beginning of the year, rose by 3.9% in trading after the company announced the results of the 3rd quarter, which ended on September 30. General Motors reported earnings per share increase of 65% to $ 2.83, which was higher than analysts expected $ 1.38. The amount […]
Shares of Peloton, which rose nearly 346% since the beginning of the year, rose 2% during trading on Friday after the company published the results of the first quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended September 30. Peloton, which went public a little over a year ago, reported earnings per share for the second quarter in […]
AMC Entertainment Holdings, which owns the world’s largest network of cinemas, presented its financial report for the third quarter of 2020. His company ended with a net loss of $ 906.5 million – 16.5 times worse than last year. In the third quarter, the company’s cinemas began to reopen after a five-month of lockdown due […]
In Ukraine, the market for the sale of agricultural land started operating on July 1. From that day on, the moratorium, which has been in force since the country’s independence, has expired. Until January 1, 2024, the right to sell and buy land will be only for individuals (citizens of Ukraine). “Until January 1, 2024, […]Next
Apple has received a fine of € 318 million from the Italian regulatory authorities. Apple is accused of violating tax laws, namely in the tax evasion in Italy by transferring funds to Ireland. During the investigation, regulatory authorities found that the company deliberately transferred funds in the amount of € 880 million to Ireland, where […]Next
Last year, the global medical device market reached $532.62 billion, according to Mordor Intelligence. Ukrainian engineers are involved in the projects of key players, which occupy almost 10% of the market. This share can be estimated at 50 billion US dollars*. Domestic specialists create more than a hundred software solutions of various levels. These include […]Next
The Digital Future Investment Company invests $ 200,000 in the Softcube personalization service. In this round also participated private investor Alexei Kuznetsov, and the total size of the deal was $ 400 000. There is another investor in the transaction, he is going to announce its participation later, because now he is at the stage […]Next
The sale of part of the social network TikTok of the Chinese company ByteDance to the American companies Oracle and Walmart has been suspended for now. Note that possible security threats from the Chinese technology giant have stopped the process of selling the platform. However, ByteDance continues to negotiate with the US intelligence services about […]Next
Founder of Tesla Inc. and SpaceX Elon Musk took second place in the list of the richest people in the world, ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. This was reported by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Over the past 12 months, Mask’s fortune has grown by about $ 100 billion, according to Bloomberg estimates. According to […]Next
Some owners of PrivatBank payment cards can have difficulties while paying goods and services via the terminal or PayPass. It is reported by Ukrainian news portal AIN.UA referring to the information furnished by the Bank. According to official explanations by consultants of nationalized financial institution customers whose card starts from a combination of numbers 5457, […]Next
By the last calculations, Donald Trump has won in the USA elections . The majority of world editions have reported already about it which reputation don’t allow doubting the validity of this information . As the Air Force reports, for the time being, the candidate of republicans has collected 278 votes of delegates. Hilary Clinton […]Next
US President Donald Trump canceled the trade negotiations with China due to pandemic of coronavirus. The American leader has accused China in the spread of the virus in the world. The information was reported by Bloomberg. The trade agreement concluded in the first stage, which came into force in February, ensured a discussion of the […]Next
On Thursday, Amazon announced the release of its updated smart glasses Echo Frames starting on December 10. Now everyone will be able to buy it. The new product from Amazon for $ 250 will go on sale just before the holiday weeks, which is a good time to start the release. Analysts and market experts […]Next
The Primorsky District Court of Odessa arrested the property and the shares of the Odessa oil refinery of the prosecutor’s office suit and the application of the state enterprise Ukrtransnefteprodukt, which was all movable property of the refinery previously transferred to. This is stated in the judgments from 19 January. The arrest imposed on the […]Next
JP Morgan Chase will pay $ 307 million as a fine to regulatory authorities. The reason of such decision of the regulators is that the bank did not disclose the information about conflicts of interests to investors in the implementation of its own advertising investment products to clients. Based on the date of the Securities […]Next
The value of the most popular cryptocurrency bitcoin continues to grow. On the morning of Thursday, February 18, the price exceeded 52 thousand dollars for the first time. CoinDesk data show this. Thus, at 10 o’clock Kiev time, the cryptocurrency at the peak rose by another 1.28% and reached a price of $ 52,100. Currently, […]Next
The National Bank did not enter the interbank foreign exchange market this week, as in the previous seven weeks. Since the beginning of the year, the NBU has bought $ 290.5 million on the interbank market and sold $ 70 million. The balance of interventions amounted to 220.5 million dollars. It will be recalled that […]Next
Shares of the largest US pharmaceutical company Pfizer, down to 3.14% since the beginning of the year, rose to 3.83% on Friday on good news about its vaccine against the COVID-19. Currently, the mTNA candidate vaccine of BNT162b1, developed by Pfizer in the partnership with the German company BioNTech, the mechanism of the action of […]Next
Cargill and MV Cargo entered into an agreement with the Administration of Seaports of Ukraine on the construction of a grain terminal in the Yuzhnyi port with a capacity of 5 million tons per year. The signing ceremony took place at the Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) in March, 23. The document was signed […]Next