Wayfair (W) Misses Q3 EPS by 19c, Sales In-Line

November 2, 2017 7:01 AM EDT

Wayfair (NYSE: W) reported Q3 EPS of ($0.65), $0.19 worse than the analyst estimate of ($0.46). Revenue for the quarter came in at $1.2 billion versus the consensus estimate of $1.21 billion.

Direct Retail net revenue, consisting of sales generated primarily through Wayfair’s sites, increased $348.8 million to $1.2 billion, up 41.9% year over year

"We are very pleased with the company’s strong growth and momentum as we continue to reinforce our position as a clear online leader in the massive home category," noted Niraj Shah, CEO, co-founder and co-chairman, Wayfair. "With $1.2 billion in year over year Direct Retail revenue growth during the twelve months ending September 30, we are already quickly outpacing the shift of dollars online in our category and taking a high proportion of market share as customers embrace our exceptional shopping experience. Through significant advancements across our supply chain network, we are now able to promise our customers a more seamless shopping experience and even faster delivery times for millions of products. The majority of large parcel orders such as sofas, dining tables, bathroom vanities, chandeliers and more are now flowing through the Wayfair-controlled Wayfair Delivery Network, which means we can ensure a flawless experience from start to finish for even the largest and heaviest products. We are also able to leverage our enhanced logistics network and greater efficiencies to offer our customers creative and compelling promotions in time for the holidays in the U.S., Canada and Europe. We believe these exciting initiatives and many others across all areas of the business will continue to propel significant growth for Wayfair as we move into 2018."

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