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Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Uber's stock price dropped by more than 12% after its Q2 revenue and losses missed analyst expectations.

By the numbers:

  • Revenue: $3.17 billion , versus $3.3 billion expected.
  • Net loss: $5.24 billion, versus losses of $3.4 billion expected. Uber says its losses include $298 million in IPO-related driver rewards and $3.9 billion in employee stock compensation.
  • Loss per share: $4.72, versus a loss of $3.19 per share expected.
  • Gross bookings: $15.76 billion, up 31% from a year ago.
  • Monthly active platform consumers: 99 million, up 30% from a year ago.

Yesterday, rival Lyft posted better-than-expected revenue for Q2 and raised its outlook for the rest of 2019.

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