SentinelOne Stock: SentinelOne Earnings Beat; Cybersecurity Firm To Stay ‘Independent’

Shares in SentinelOne (S) jumped Friday after the cybersecurity firm reported second-quarter earnings that topped views. SentinelOne stock climbed more than 3%.


Reporting after the close Thursday, SentinelOne recorded an adjusted loss of 8 cents a share for the quarter ended July 31, vs. a 20-cent loss a year earlier. Also, the earnings report showed revenue rose 46% to $149.4 million.

SentinelOne stock analysts expected the Mountain View, Calif.-based company to report revenue of $141 million and a loss of 14 cents a share.

For the current quarter ending in October, SentinelOne predicted revenue of $156 million vs. estimates of $154.2 million.

“With expectations into the print more rooted in M&A speculation than fundamentals, CEO Tomer Weingarten firmly rebuked a potential takeout, noting the commitment to delivering ‘as a public, independent and transparent company’,” UBS analyst Roger Boyd said in a note to clients.

On the stock market today, SentinelOne stock rose 3.5% to close at 17.21.

SentinelOne Stock: Wiz Collaboration Ended

The cybersecurity firm’s results came in amid lowered financial expectations. Also, its first-quarter sales growth missed estimates and the company issued a weak outlook amid accounting issues.

SentinelOne stock had gained 11% thus far this year prior to the earnings report.

Shares rebounded in early August amid reports that well-funded, fast-growing security startup Wiz was weighing a potential bid for SentinelOne. Further, SentinelOne on Wednesday said it has ended a marketing collaboration with Wiz.

SentinelOne’s software detects malware on laptops, mobile phones and other “endpoints” that access corporate networks. Also, it’s building a broad, threat-detection cybersecurity platform.

Rivals include CrowdStrike Holdings (CRWD) and Microsoft (MSFT).

SentinelOne stock holds a weak Composite Rating of 34 and a Relative Strength Rating of 19.

Follow Reinhardt Krause on Twitter @reinhardtk_tech for updates on 5G wireless, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and cloud computing.


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2023-09-01 20:25:00

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