RBLX Stock Alert: Roblox Pops 12% on Bookings Update

  • Roblox (RBLX) stock is rising after beating booking estimates for December.
  • The company also provided updates on other metrics for the month.
  • Roblox noted that it will stop releasing monthly metrics after April 2023.
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Roblox (NYSE:RBLX) stock is on the rise Tuesday after the company provided metrics for the month of December.

The big news exciting investors in RBLX stock today has to do with the company’s bookings for the month. Roblox estimates that bookings ranged between $430 million and $439 million. That represents a 17% to 20% increase year-over-year (YOY).

To put this in perspective, Wedbush analyst Nick McKay expected bookings of $393.5 million. Wall Street was also looking for bookings for the month to come in at $410.4 million. Roblox beat both of those estimates.

In addition to that, the company said that the estimated average bookings per daily active user (DAU) is between $6.99 and $7.14. This represents a -1% to 1% YOY change for the metric.

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Other details worth noting from the release is the company’s DAUs increasing 18% YOY to 61.5 million. Hours users were active on the gaming platform came in at 4.7 billion as well, a 21% increase from December 2021.

Finally, Roblox reported an estimated revenue of $189 million and $199 million for December 2022. That’s a decline of between 1% and 6% YOY. The company also noted that it’s discontinuing its monthly metric reports following its March 2023 release in April 2023.

RBLX stock traders are reacting positively to the news with heavy trading of shares. As of this writing, more than 15 million shares have changed hands. That’s already above the company’s daily average trading volume of about 14.7 million shares.

RBLX stock is up 11.5% as of Tuesday morning.

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