The Tale of FuboTV Stock as it Weathers the Storm – FuboTV (NYSE:FUBO)

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By Ronald Tech

FuboTV Inc FUBO shares are on the move after the company revealed its fourth-quarter fiscal 2023 results. Sales experienced a remarkable 28.5% year-over-year growth, reaching $410.18 million, surpassing the expected $397.8 million mark.

Despite expectations of a loss, the adjusted EPS came in at $(0.17), beating the projected loss of $(0.31).

The company’s gross margin, which showed a significant year-over-year improvement of 888 basis points, settled at 10%. Moreover, it achieved a notable 662 basis points reduction in subscriber-related expenses (SRE) as a percentage of revenue, down to 86.5%, showcasing ongoing efforts to optimize content costs.

North America Streaming: Revenue in this sector soared by 29% compared to the previous year, hitting $401.8 million as paid subscribers witnessed a 12% increase year-over-year, totaling 1.618 million. The average revenue per user (ARPU) also saw a substantial 15% year-over-year growth, reaching $86.65.

Rest of the World Streaming: Despite a decline in paid subscribers by 3% compared to the previous year, revenue in this region managed to grow by 18%, amounting to $8.4 million.

At the end of the quarter, FuboTV boasted $251 million in cash, cash equivalents, and restricted cash.

Outlook: FuboTV anticipates first-quarter revenue to fall within the range of $371.6 million to $383.6 million (in contrast to the predicted $393.6 million) and fiscal 2024 revenue to range between $1.536 billion and $1.560 billion (opposed to the expected $1.624 billion).

For investors eyeing exposure to the stock, options include ProShares Trust ProShares Metaverse ETF VERS and IShares Robotics And Artificial Intelligence Multisector ETF IRBO, both of which saw a rise of 2.4% to 3.7% in the previous month.

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Price Action: FUBO shares are currently experiencing a decline of 5.6% at $1.95 as of last check on Friday.

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