Stitch Fix posted a loss for its second quarter. The online styling company also lowered its full-year sales forecast .
The company’s loss for the three months ending in January was -20 cents per share, down from a profit of 11 cents over the same period. Analysts expected loss of -22 cents.
Revenues rose +11.6% year-over-year to $504.1 million.
Stitch Fix active clients rose +12% year-over-year to 3.9 million. Net revenue per active client fell -7% to $467.00.
Stitch Fix also said it would delay the rollout of its direct buy platform until later in the year. This decision that will impact current quarter and full year sales.
For the fiscal third quarter, Stitch Fix is expecting net sales of $505 million to $515 million (growth of 36% to 39%), and an adjusted loss before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of $5 million to $9 million. According to executives, it’s been a “mixed bag” on shipping and processing delays so far in February, and they expect this to continue through the rest of the fiscal third quarter.
Looking further ahead, the company now expects revenue to grow 18% to 20% for the full fiscal year 2021, down from its prior outlook of 20% to 25%. Analysts were expecting revenue growth of 22.6% for the fiscal year.