LendingClub posted better-than-expected third-quarter earnings.
In the quarter, LendingClub posted record net income $27.2 million, which implies a +190% increase sequentially.
The company’s per-share earnings came in at 26 cents , beating the 12 cents a share expected by analysts at FactSet. It had a loss of -25 cents in the year-ago quarter.
Total revenue in the quarter came in at $246.2 billion, surpassing analysts’ expectations of $222 billion.
LendingClub’s marketplace revenue in the third quarter climbed +15% sequentially to $174 million, on the back of growth in loan origination and strong investor demand for loans, as mentioned by Chief Financial Officer Thomas Casey.
Origination fees rose 13% year-over-year to $129 million.