Roblox Corp. (RBLX), a company developing and operating an online entertainment platform, has soared 28.19% in aftermarket trading session and consequently is trading at $98.71 at the time of the writing. The increase could be attributed to the company’s strong quarterly results for the third quarter of 2021. On Monday, RBLX closed the day at $77 after declining 1.27% during regular trading hours.
Why is RBXL Rising?
In the late hours of Monday, RBLX reported the financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2021. The quarter ended on 30th September 2021. The company had cash and cash equivalents of $1.92 billion on 30th September. The total revenue generated by the company during the period was $509.33 million against $251.91 million for the same period of 2020. The company bore total costs and expenses of $586.78 million for the period against $303.43 million for the same period of 2020. The company suffered a consolidated net loss of $771.9 million against $50.01 million for the same period of 2020. The net loss per basic and diluted share for the period was $0.13 against $0.26 for the same period of 2020.
David Baszucki, Chief Executive Officer of RBLX, while commenting on the results said that the company engagement is the North Star for the company. He expressed his pleasure over the results and assured the investors that during the coming fiscal, the company would continue to invest in innovation, which in turn would enable the developer community to build and create in the best possible way.
The offering of Senior Notes
On 25th October, RBLX announced that it intends to offer the $1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes through an offering to qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 subject to market and other considerations. The interest rate, redemption provisions, maturity date and other terms of the Notes had to be determined by the negotiations between the company and the initial purchasers.
Future Outlook for RBLX
RBLX stock has not seen a monumental decline or surge during the last 12 months. Generally, it has followed a stable approach. Analysts believe that the reliance on innovation, as highlighted by the CEO, would provide the company and the investors with numerous dividends in near future. Hence, potential investors should keep a close eye on fluctuations in RBLX stock.