The ride-hailing company Uber (UBER) reported its second quarter figures, ending June 30. According to the company info, the revenue rose 14 % to 3,1 billion dollars, while the loss increased to 5,4 billion dollars from 739 million loss a year earlier. Diluted net loss was 4,72 dollars per share, while it was -2,01 dollars a year ago.
According to Uber, the operating loss includes for example the driver compensation of nearly 300 million dollars related to the IPO process.
The ridesharing revenue rose 2 % to 2,3 billion dollars during the quarter and the Uber Eats revenue rose 72 % to 595 million dollars.
-Our platform strategy continues to deliver strong results, with Trips up 35% and Gross Bookings up 37% in constant currency, compared to the second quarter of last year,” said Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, in the press release.
-In July, the Uber platform reached over 100 million Monthly Active Platform Consumers for the first time, as we become a more and more integral part of everyday life in cities around the world, the CEO said.