By Senad Karaahmetovic
GitLab (NASDAQ:) delivered “strong” Q2 results and offered an upbeat forecast, Wall Street analysts said.
GitLab a Q2 loss per share of $0.15, better than the average analyst estimate of a loss per share of $0.23. Revenue for the quarter came in at $101 million versus the consensus estimate of $94.44 million.
For the current quarter, the company forecasts a loss per share between $0.16 and $0.15 on revenue of $105 million to $106 million. This compares with the consensus of a loss per share of $0.25 on revenue of $103.41 million.
Looking at the full-year projections, GTLB sees a loss per share ranging from $0.67 to $0.64 while the analysts were expecting a much bigger FY loss per share of $0.89. Revenue also came in better than the average analyst estimate.
A Truist Securities analyst said the results delivered by GitLab didn’t reflect a difficult macro environment.
“The quarter showcased the company’s balanced growth drivers from a record number of new customers, to large expansion deals and over 100% growth in their Ultimate tier. We continue to believe that the company can provide upside to market expectations,” the analyst said in a client note.
A Piper Sandler analyst also reiterated a positive stance on GTLB shares after “strong” results.
“The company’s unified DevOps platform is clearly being prioritized in the current environment, driving spend with new and existing customers and muting macro impacts. With guidance increased again for the back half and strong momentum across the business, we continue to believe GTLB has a long runway as a leading DevOps platform player,” the analyst wrote in a note.
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