MongoDB ( MDB Quick Quote MDB - Free Report) reported second-quarter fiscal 2023 adjusted loss of 23 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 20.69%. The company had reported a loss of 12 cents per share in the year-ago quarter. Revenues of $303.7 million surged 52.8% year over year and surpassed the consensus mark by 8.38%. MongoDB’s subscription revenues accounted for 96% of revenues and totaled $291.6 million, up 52.4% year over year. Services revenues surged 63.6% year over year to $12.1 million, contributing 4% to revenues. User Base Up
MongoDB added 1,800 customers sequentially to reach 37,000 at the end of the quarter under review. Of this, more than 5,400 were direct-sales customers.
The company’s Atlas revenues soared 73% year over year, contributing 64% to total revenues. Atlas had more than 35,500 customers at the end of the reported quarter, adding 1,800 customers sequentially. MongoDB ended the quarter with 1,462 customers (with at least $100K in ARR) compared with 1,126 in the year-ago quarter. Non-GAAP Operating Details
Gross profit in the fiscal second quarter surged 55% year over year to $223.2 million.
In the reported quarter, gross margin expanded 100 basis points (bps) on a year-over-year basis to 73.5%. The year-over-year margin improvement was primarily driven by improved efficiencies. Research and development (R&D) expenses climbed 45.3% year over year to $64.7 million. Sales and marketing (S&M) expenses increased 70.8% to $143.7 million. Moreover, general and administrative (G&A) expenses increased 40.5% to $27.2 million. As a percentage of revenues, R&D expenses contracted 110 bps to 21.3%. G&A expenses declined 80 bps to 9%. As a percentage of revenues, S&M expenses expanded 500 bps on a year-over-year basis to 47.3%. Operating loss, on an adjusted basis, was $12.4 million compared with the year-ago quarter’s loss of $4 million. Balance Sheet & Cash Flow
As of Jul 31, 2022, MongoDB had $1.8 billion in cash, cash equivalents, short-term investments and restricted cash. As of Apr 30, 2022, MongoDB had $1.83 billion in cash, cash equivalents, short-term investments and restricted cash.
During the three months ended Jul 31, 2022, MongoDB used $44.7 million of cash from operations, $2.6 million of cash in capital expenditures and $1.3 million of cash in principal repayments of finance leases, leading to a negative free cash flow of $48.6 million, compared with negative free cash flow of $22.7 million in the year-ago period. Guidance
For third-quarter fiscal 2023, MongoDB expects revenues between $300 million and $303 million.
Non-GAAP loss from operations is anticipated in the range of $8-$10 million. Non-GAAP net loss is estimated between 16 cents and 19 cents per share. For fiscal 2023, MongoDB expects revenues between $1.196 billion and $1.206 billion. Non-GAAP net loss is expected between 28 cents and 35 cents per share. Zacks Rank & Other Stocks to Consider
Currently, MongoDB carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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