U Stock: 16 Things to Know About Video Game Design Player Unity Software

Unity Software (NYSE:U) stock is rising higher Friday following the release of the game development tools company’s Q4 2021 earnings report.

A developer works on a 3D racing game in the Unity engine on a laptop representing U stock.

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Let’s dive into that news and other details investors need to know about U stock below!

  • The earnings report kicks off with adjusted losses per share of 5 cents.
  • That’s an improvement over the company’s adjusted per-share losses of 10 cents from the same time last year.
  • It also beats out Wall Street’s estimate of -7 cents for the quarter.
  • To go along with that, Unity Software reported revenue of $315.9 million in Q4 2021.
  • That’s a 43% increase compared to the same period of the year prior.
  • It’s also a highlight for U stock by coming in above analysts’ estimate of $295.71 million.
  • Unity Software also provides strong guidance in its most recent earnings report.
  • That includes revenue between $315 million and $320 million for Q1 2022.
  • This would have it beating out Wall Street’s revenue estimate of $313.53 million.
  • The company’s revenue estimate for the full year of 2022 ranges from $1.485 billion to $1.505 billion.
  • That would also see it coming in ahead of analysts’ revenue estimate of $1.42 billion for the current year.
  • Unity Software is the creator of the Unity game engine.
  • Game engines are used by companies to develop games.
  • This has Unity Software licensing its engine to other companies that then use it to create games.
  • The company has been around since 2004 and several AAA game developers have made use of its engine.
  • A few recent examples of games made with Unity include Genshin Impact, League of Legends: Wild Rift, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory.

U stock is up 15.6% as of Friday morning.

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