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2U, Inc.

2U, Inc. reports financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017.We analyze the earnings along side the following peers of 2U, Inc. - John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Class A (JW.A-US) that have also reported for this period.

  • Summary numbers: Revenues of USD 64.83 million, Net Earnings of USD -3.44 million.
  • Gross margins widened from 78.90% to 82.07% compared to the same period last year, operating (EBITDA) margins now 0.02% from -2.73%.
  • Year-on-year change in operating cash flow of -284.76% is about the same as the change in earnings, likely no significant movement in accruals or reserves.
  • Earnings decline largely a result of non-operational activity, pretax margins improved from -7.12% to -5.30%.

The table below shows the preliminary results and recent trends for key metrics such as revenues and net income growth:

Revenues (mil)64.857.45249.147.4
Revenue Growth (%YOY)36.632.640.139.437.1
Earnings (mil)-3.4-2.2-6.8-8.3-3.4
Earnings Growth (%YOY)-1.73517.913.438.2
Net Margin (%)-5.3-3.9-13-17-7.1
Return on Equity (%)-1.8-1.1-3.5-4.3-1.7
Return on Assets (%)-5.4-3.7-11.3-13.8-5.8

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TWOU-US's change in revenue this period compared to the same period last year of 36.64% is almost the same as its change in earnings, and is about average among the announced results thus far in its peer group, suggesting that TWOU-US is holding onto its market share. Also, for comparison purposes, revenues changed by 13.04% and earnings by -55.68% compared to the immediate last period.Spreadsheet

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