Autohome Inc. FY21 revenue decline of 23.8 percent year-on-year to $273.7 million, beating the consensus of $271.3 million.
In September 2021, the mobile daily active users increased by 12.3 percent Y/Y.
Revenues from new energy vehicle (NEV) brands more than doubled Y/Y as it increased its efforts to engage with NEV automakers.
Online Marketplace and Others Revenues grew 2.5 percent Y/Y to $87.1 million due to TTP’s consolidation.
Leads generation services revenues declined 8.6 percent Y/Y to $119.3 million due to decreased dealer advertising spending.
Due to the semiconductor chip crisis that resulted in lower average revenue per automaker advertiser, Media services revenues reduced 53.2 percent Y/Y to $67.4 million.
The adjusted net margin contracted 580 bps to 33.1 percent.
Non-GAAP earnings per ADS of $0.72 were in line with the consensus.
Autohome held $2.98 billion in cash and equivalents and generated $88.1 million in operating cash flow.
Autohome launched a $200 million share repurchase program.
Autohome shares closed higher by 0.03 percent at $34.25 on Thursday.
By Anusuya Lahiri
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