Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH) is witnessing a decline in its stock value during Friday’s pre-market session following the release of its second-quarter earnings report.
Enphase Energy reported quarterly earnings of $1.47 per share, beating the analyst consensus estimate of $1.25. This marks a 37.38% increase over earnings of $1.07 per share from last year.
However, the company fell short of the estimated quarterly sales of $722.12 million, reporting $711.12 million in sales. Nonetheless, this still represented a 34.12% increase from the previous year’s sales of $530.20 million.
The company expects third-quarter revenue to range from $550 million to $600 million versus the $748.08 million estimate. The guidance might be influencing investor sentiment during pre-market trading.
In other financial highlights, Enphase reported a robust free cash flow of $225.2 million and holds $1.8 billion in cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities.
CEO Badri Kothandaraman provided further insight into the company’s performance, mentioning the specific details of their IQ Battery shipments and recent product launches.
- IQ Battery shipments for the second quarter of 2023 amounted to 82.3-megawatt hours, compared to 102.4 megawatt hours in the previous quarter.
- Enphase introduced IQ Batteries into Spain and Portugal and launched the high-powered IQ™ Battery 5P in Australia, the United States, and Puerto Rico during the second quarter of 2023. The IQ Battery 5P offers a peak power delivery of 7.68 kW and continuous power of 3.84 kW, enabling homeowners to start heavy loads like air conditioners during power outages.
- The company boasts over 3,500 certified installers worldwide for their IQ Batteries.
In addition, Enphase Energy’s Board of Directors has authorized a new share repurchase program. This move allows the company to buy back up to $1.0 billion of its common stock.
As of press time, ENPH shares were trading at $143.80, down 13.79% compared to the previous trading session.