Palantir Tops Q3 Consensus, Clocks 18 $10 Million+ Deals

By Benzinga
November 9, 2021 Updated: November 10, 2021

Palantir Technologies Inc. reported third-quarter FY21 revenue growth of 36 percent year-on-year to $392 million, beating the consensus of $385 million.

Revenue Drivers

U.S. commercial revenue grew 103 percent Y/Y. Palantir added 34 net new customers. Commercial customer count increased 46 percent Q/Q.

Palantir closed 54 deals of $1 million or more, of which 33 contracts were worth $5 million or more and 18 deals at $10 million or above. The total remaining deal value grew 50 percent Y/Y to $3.6 billion.


The adjusted operating margin expanded 500 bps to 30 percent. The adjusted EBITDA margin rose 400 bps to 30 percent.

Palantir held $2.4 billion in cash and equivalents and generated $101 million in operating cash flow.

Adjusted EPS of $0.04 was in line with the consensus.


Palantir sees Q4 revenue of $418 million above the consensus of $401.9 million. It expects FY21 revenue of $1.53 billion above the consensus of $1.51 billion.

Palantir raised the adjusted free cash flow outlook to over $400 million, up from above $300 million. It reiterated annual revenue growth of 30 percent or greater for 2021 through 2025.

Price Action

PLTR shares traded higher by 9.42 percent at $24.23 in the premarket session on the last check Tuesday.

By Anusuya Lahiri

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