Palantir Misses Earnings in Consecutive Quarters, Lags on Q2 Outlook

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May 10, 2022 Updated: May 10, 2022

Palantir Technologies Inc reported first-quarter FY22 revenue growth of 31 percent year-on-year to $446 million, beating the consensus of $443.4 million.

Revenue Drivers

Commercial revenue grew 54 percent Y/Y. U.S. commercial revenue rose 136 percent Y/Y. Palantir customer count grew 86 percent Y/Y. Government revenue grew 16 percent Y/Y.

Margins

The adjusted operating margin contracted 800 bps to 26 percent as costs rose 2.7 percent Y/Y.

Palantir held $2.3 billion in cash and equivalents and generated $35 million in operating cash flow.

It clocked Q1 adjusted EPS of $0.02, which missed the consensus of $0.04. In the last quarter (Q4), its adjusted EPS of $0.02 also missed the consensus by $0.02, making it a rare consecutive earnings miss.

Outlook

Palantir sees Q2 revenue of $470 million, below the consensus of $483.8 million.

It reiterated annual revenue growth of 30 percent or greater for 2021 through 2025.

By Anusuya Lahiri

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