Zoom delivers strong Q2 results, raises outlook

CEO Eric Yuan noted the company's 96% year-over-year revenue growth during the quarter and increased free cash flow.

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Zoom posted better-than-expected second-quarter financial results on Thursday as well as a strong outlook but its shares still fell after hours.

The company reported second-quarter non-GAAP earnings of 2 cents per share on revenue of $145.8 million, up 96% from a year ago. Wall Street was looking for non-GAAP Q2 earnings of 1 cent per share on revenue of $130.3 million.

In terms of outlook, Zoom said third-quarter revenue will be between $155 million to $156 million with non-GAAP earnings of 3 cents a share. Wall Street was expecting third-quarter revenue of $140.4 million with a non-GAAP earnings loss of a penny per share. 

The company projected fiscal 2020 revenue of $587 million to $590 million with non-GAAP earnings of 18 cents a share to 19 cents a share. Shares of Zoom were down nearly 7% in aftermarket trading. 

Zoom said it had 66,300 customers with more than 10 employees and had 466 customers spending more than $100,000 for the trailing 12 months.

CEO Eric Yuan noted the company's 96% year-over-year revenue growth during the quarter and increased free cash flow. Zoom also announced that Verizon Business Group will market Zoom's unified communications platform to its global customers via a new partnership.