Affirm Shares Pop 20% on 71% Revenue Growth
September 10, 2021
Affirm Holdings, the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2021. The firm had revenue of $261.8 million vs. $225 million expected. Affirm had a loss per share: 48 cents per share, which is not comparable to estimates.
“Affirm’s strong results this quarter and fiscal year demonstrate the progress we are making in rapidly expanding our network,” said Max Levchin, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Affirm. “More consumers and merchants are continuing to choose Affirm because of our ability to offer a variety of ways to pay, thanks to our unrivaled technology. During the fourth quarter, we increased the number of merchants on our platform by more than fivefold, more than doubled gross merchandise volume and grew active consumers by 97% year over year.”
Levchin continued, “The secular shift toward flexible and transparent financial products continues to accelerate. With our superior technology, Affirm is strongly positioned to build a more valuable two-sided network for consumers and merchants. We remain focused on extending our leadership position with our core products, while capitalizing on our vast opportunities to empower more people with the new ones we continue to launch.”
“We delivered another set of excellent results to close out our fiscal year with GMV and revenue growth continuing to accelerate,” said Michael Linford, CFO of Affirm. “During the fourth quarter, we delivered strong unit economics while driving even greater capital efficiency. The strategic progress we achieved in fiscal year 2021 sets us up for long-term growth. We have never been more confident and excited in Affirm's future.”