Thursday, December 6, 2018

Domo Announces Fiscal 2019 Third Quarter Financial Results

30% Year-Over-Year Growth in Total Revenue

29% Year-Over-Year Growth in Billings

SILICON SLOPES, Utah – December 6, 2018 – Domo, Inc. (Nasdaq: DOMO), provider of the leading cloud-based operating system for business, today announced results for the fiscal 2019 third quarter ended October 31, 2018.

Fiscal Third Quarter Results

  • Total revenue was $36.8 million, an increase of 30% year over year
  • Subscription revenue represented 83% of total revenue
  • Billings were $38.8 million or 29% year-over-year growth
  • Subscription gross margin was 73% compared to 60% in Q3 fiscal 2018
  • GAAP operating margin improved by 73 percentage points year over year
  • Non-GAAP operating margin improved by 77 percentage points year over year
  • GAAP operating expenses decreased 10% year over year
  • Non-GAAP operating expenses decreased 14% year over year
  • GAAP net loss was $32.5 million, and GAAP net loss per share was $1.24, based on 26.3 million weighted-average shares outstanding
  • Non-GAAP net loss was $27.9 million, and non-GAAP net loss per share was $1.06, based on 26.3 million weighted-average shares outstanding
  • Cash and cash equivalents were $206.0 million


“We executed very well in Q3 as our results show, and we expect that strong execution to continue into Q4 and into fiscal 2020” said Josh James, Domo founder and CEO. “Demand for our products and services continues to grow as enterprises around the globe embrace digital transformation and push our products deeper into their business processes. We have a very large multi-billion-dollar market opportunity in front of us. I’m incredibly proud of our team, the efficiencies they found, and their enormous contributions in helping us deliver on all our commitments.”

“Q3 was another strong quarter for us,” said Bruce Felt, CFO. “We continued to improve execution across all functions of the organization. We are pleased with the productivity gains from sales. As we displayed this quarter, we will continue to focus on realizing more out of our cost structure next quarter to drive growth.”

Recent Highlights

We believe the following points and accolades are leading indicators of what’s to come in our business through our commitment to product innovation and customer success:

Business Outlook

Based on information available as of December 6, 2018, Domo is providing the following guidance for Q4 and full year fiscal 2019:

Q4 Fiscal 2019

  • Revenue is expected to be in the range of $37.5 million to $37.9 million
  • Non-GAAP net loss per share is expected to be between $1.23 to $1.27 based on 26.5 million weighted-average shares outstanding

Full Year Fiscal 2019

  • Revenue is expected to be in the range of $140.6 million to $141.0 million
  • Non-GAAP net loss per share is expected to be between $8.79 to $8.83 based on 16.4 million weighted-average shares outstanding

We have not reconciled guidance for non-GAAP metrics to their most directly comparable GAAP measures because such items that impact these measures are not within our control or cannot be reasonably predicted.

Earnings Call Details

Domo plans to host a conference call today to review its fiscal 2019 third quarter financial results and to discuss its financial outlook. The call is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. MT/ 5:00 p.m. ET. A live webcast of the event will be available on the Domo Investor Relations website at A live dial-in is available domestically at (877) 491-5762 and internationally at (763) 416-6939, with conference ID#8473747. A replay will be available via webcast or at (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406 until midnight (ET) December 20, 2018.

About Domo
Domo’s mission is to be the operating system for business, digitally connecting all your people, your data and your systems, empowering them to collaborate better, make better decisions and be more efficient, right from their phones. Domo works with many of the world’s leading and most progressive brands across multiple industries including retail, media and entertainment, manufacturing, finance and more. For more information about Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO), visit You can also follow Domo on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.

Domo Disclosure Channels to Disseminate Information
Domo investors and others should note that we announce material information to the public about our company, products and services, and other issues through a variety of means, including Domo’s website, press releases, SEC filings, blogs and social media, in order to achieve broad, non-exclusionary distribution of information to the public. We intend to use the Domo Facebook page, the Domo LinkedIn page, the Domo blog, the @Domotalk Twitter account and the @JoshJames Twitter account as a means of disclosing information about the Company and its services and for complying with the disclosure obligations under Regulation FD. The information we post through these social media channels may be deemed material. Accordingly, we encourage investors and others to monitor these social media channels in addition to following our press releases, SEC filings and public conference calls and webcasts.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures
To supplement our condensed consolidated financial statements, which are prepared and presented in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States of America (GAAP), we reference in this press release and the accompanying tables the following non-GAAP financial measures: billings, non-GAAP subscription gross margin, non-GAAP operating expenses, non-GAAP operating loss, non-GAAP operating margin, non-GAAP net loss and non-GAAP net loss per share. In computing these measures, we exclude the effects of stock-based compensation expense, amortization of intangible assets and the reversal of continent tax-related accruals. The presentation of this non-GAAP financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP, and our non-GAAP measures may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies.

We use these non-GAAP financial measures for financial and operational decision-making and as a means to evaluate period-to-period comparisons. Our management believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide meaningful supplemental information regarding our performance and liquidity by excluding certain expenses that may not be indicative of our ongoing core business operating results. We believe that both management and investors benefit from referring to these non-GAAP financial measures in assessing our performance and when analyzing historical performance and liquidity and planning, forecasting, and analyzing future periods.

For a reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures to GAAP measures, please see the tables captioned “Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures” included at the end of this release.

Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding our future growth, demand for our products and services, our financial outlook for Q4 fiscal quarter and full fiscal year 2019, and results for future periods. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and are based on potentially inaccurate assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expected or implied by the forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results should not be considered as an indication of future performance. The potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the results predicted include, among others, those risks and uncertainties included under the caption “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, the Prospectus related to our initial public offering filed with the SEC on June 29, 2018 and the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2018 expected to be filed with the SEC on or about December 14, 2018.  All information provided in this release and in the attachments is as of the date hereof, and we undertake no duty to update this information unless required by law.

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