Pinterest Inc forecast 2019 revenue in-line with Wall Street estimates, disappointing investors who had expected more from the stock - sending its shares down 16 percent. The online scrapbook company’s shares have risen 62% from its initial public offering price of $19 last month.
The company expects full-year revenue between $1.055 billion and $1.08 billion, the mid point of which is slightly above analysts’ estimate of $1.06 billion, driven by average revenue per user (ARPU) in the United States.
Net loss narrowed to $41.4 million in the quarter ended March 31 from $52.7 million a year earlier. Excluding certain items, the company lost 32 cents per share.