Breaking: Facebook Announces Q2 2012 Results: Revenue Of $1.18 Billion, EPS Of $0.12

Posted on Jul 26 2012 - 8:12pm by Editorial Staff

Facebook today announced its second quarter results with reporting revenues of $1.18 billion and earnings per share of $0.12. Revenue for the second quarter totaled $1.18 billion, an increase of 32%, compared with $895 million in the second quarter of 2011. Revenue from advertising was $992 million, representing 84% of total revenue and a 28% increase from the same quarter last year. Payments and other fees revenue for the second quarter was $192 million.

For the second quarter, GAAP loss from operations was $743 million, compared to income from operations of $407 million for the second quarter of 2011. GAAP operating margin was negative 63% for the second quarter of 2012, compared to 45% for the second quarter of 2011. GAAP net loss for the second quarter was $157 million, compared to net income of $240 million for the second quarter of 2011. GAAP EPS for second quarter of 2012 was $(0.08), largely reflecting the effect of the accounting treatment of pre-2011 RSUs, as previously noted in the company’s initial public offering prospectus.

Monthly active users (MAUs) were 955 million as of June 30, 2012, an increase of 29% year-over-year. Daily active users (DAUs) were 552 million on average for June 2012, an increase of 32% year-over-year. Mobile MAUs were 543 million as of June 30, 2012, an increase of 67% year-over-year.

The company last traded at 26.84 -2.50 (-8.50%) with shares extend losses, fall 3.2%.

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