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Zoom founder Eric Yuan in New York on the day of the firm's 2019 IPO. Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images

Zoom saw revenue more than double and bulked up what had been a razor-thin profit margin in the three months ending April 30, the company reported Tuesday.

The big picture: The report marks Zoom's first of the pandemic era, as the company went from insurgent enterprise video-conferencing startup to global powerhouse.

Details:

  • Revenue came to $328.2 million, up 169% year over year and well above the $203 million Wall Street reportedly expected.
  • Net income came to $27.0 million, or $0.09 per share, up from $198,000, or roughly break-even per share, in the year-ago quarter. Analysts had been projecting $0.01 per share.
  • The company counted roughly 265,400 enterprise customers with more than 10 employees, up 354% year over year.

Zoom shares were up modestly in after-hours trading following the report.

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Dion Rabouin, author of Markets
Sep 1, 2020 - Economy & Business

Apple, Tesla and Zoom power Nasdaq to new record high

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Data: FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals

Tech stocks had a big day on Monday led by gains in three companies, even as U.S. equities broadly ended the day lower.

What happened: Tesla rose 12.5% during the session as traders were again inexplicably lured by its lower share price due to a five-to-one stock split. Apple added 3.5% and Zoom gained 8.6% during the day with its stock jumping by nearly 10% in after-hours trading after posting better-than-expected Q2 earnings.

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Biden holds first phone call with Putin, raises Navalny arrest

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President Biden on Tuesday held his first call since taking office with Vladimir Putin, pressing the Russian president on the arrest of opposition leader Alexey Navalny and the Russia-linked hack on U.S. government agencies, AP reports.

The state of play: Biden also planned to raise arms control, bounties allegedly placed on U.S. troops in Afghanistan and the war in Ukraine, according to White House press secretary Jen Psaki, who said the call took place while she was delivering a press briefing. Psaki added that a full readout will be provided later Tuesday.

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