Shares of GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) ended Tuesday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.44 points or 3.11% at $14.57 with 4.84 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $14.22, the shares hit an intraday low of $14.10 and an intraday high of $14.66 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $1.98 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 102.94 million shares.
GoPro Inc (GPRO) on July 27, 2016 announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2016.
“GoPro is well-positioned for the second half of the year. We now have a simple product line, a clean retail channel and clear indications of strong consumer demand,” said GoPro Founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman. “HERO5 and Karma will contribute to the largest introduction of products in our history, all in time for what we believe will be GoPro’s most exciting fourth quarter, ever — a quarter where we expect to return to profitability.”
Recent GoPro Highlights Include
- Since the May rebranding of Quik and Splice, these mobile apps have doubled their combined monthly active users to 3.7 million and doubled the amount of shared content each month. Combined, these apps have 37 million cumulative downloads.
- The GoPro Mobile App was downloaded 2.6 million times in the second quarter, totaling over 30 million cumulative downloads; Q2 installs of GoPro Studio was 1.5 million, totaling over 17.7 million cumulative installs, with average daily video exports up 15.3% year-over-year to over 43,500.
- According to The NPD Group’s Retail Tracking Service, GoPro accounted for 6 of the top 10 products, including the top 3 spots, on a unit basis in the digital camera/camcorder category in the U.S. in the second quarter. HERO4 Silver remains the best-selling digital image camera on a unit and dollar basis for the seventh consecutive quarter. By our estimate, Session continues to be the #2 best-selling camera on a unit basis.
- According to NPD, GoPro’s second quarter combined digital camera/camcorder unit share increased 110 basis points year-over-year to 21.3% in the U.S.
- According to GfK, GoPro’s second quarter digital imaging unit share in Europe increased 110 basis points year-over-year to 9.4%. GoPro accounted for 4 of the top 5 camcorders in Europe on a unit basis.
- Revenue was up 20% to $221 million sequentially, driven by an 8% increase in units shipped to 759,000 and an 11% increase in average selling price. On a year-over-year basis, average selling price increased 14%.
- Unit sell-thru was up approximately 10% sequentially and was more than 50% higher than sell-in for the second quarter in a row, resulting in an estimated 35% sequential reduction in channel inventory.
- Inventory declined $50 million, or 36%, from the first quarter to $90 million, our lowest inventory level since the second quarter of 2014.
Shares of Johnson Controls Inc (NYSE:JCI) ended Tuesday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +1.16 points or 2.43% at $48.90 with 6.15 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $47.66, the shares hit an intraday low of $47.25 and an intraday high of $48.97 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $31.47 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 637.75 million shares.
On Sept. 6, 2016 With a vision to create a safe, comfortable and sustainable world, a newly formed Johnson Controls (JCI) begins operations following the successful completion of its merger with Tyco, marking a historic turning point for both companies.
By uniting Johnson Controls, the number one provider of building efficiency solutions with Tyco, the number one provider of fire and security solutions, the new company is uniquely positioned as a leader in products, technologies and integrated solutions for the buildings and energy sectors.
With $30 billion in revenue and 117,000 employees (following the anticipated spinoff of the Adient automotive business in October), this powerful combination brings together best-in-class product, technology and service capabilities across controls, fire, security, HVAC and energy storage, to serve the full spectrum of end markets including large institutions, government, commercial buildings, retail, industrial, small business and residential. Tyco and Johnson Controls’ buildings platforms create immediate opportunities for growth through cross-selling, complementary branch and distribution channel networks, and expanded global reach for established businesses.