Qualtrics International (NASDAQ:XM) stock is soaring after releasing its earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2022.
Starting off that report is the company’s adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of 3 cents. That’s better than the 2 cents per share Wall Street had expected. It’s also a positive switch from the -7 cents per share reported in the same period last year.
Going along with this is Qualtrics’ revenue of $389.1 million, which beat out analysts’ revenue estimate of $381 million for the period. Revenue also marked a 23% year-over-year (YOY) increase from the $316 million reported last year.
XM Stock Outlook
Looking forward, Qualtrics expects adjusted EPS between 1 cent and 2 cents, alongside revenue of $392 million to $394 million, for Q1 2023. For comparison, Wall Street is looking for an adjusted EPS of 1 cent and revenue of $391.64 million next quarter.
When it comes to full-year 2023, Qualtrics International’s guidance includes adjusted EPS of between 20 cents and 24 cents and between $1.661 billion and $1.669 billion. Analysts expect adjusted EPS of 10 cents and revenue of $1.69 billion in 2023.
XM stock is off to a strong start this morning as some 1 million shares change hands. That has the stock set to surpass the daily average trading volume of about 1.6 million shares. XM is also up 28.9% in pre-market trading on Thursday.
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