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Beyond Meat (BYND) slips to Q1 loss despite higher sales; stock dips

Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND), a leading producer of plant-based meat substitutes, Thursday reported a net loss for the first quarter, compared to profit last year. Though sales increased during the three-month period, they missed estimates. The company’s stock dropped in the after-hours trading session following the announcement.

Beyond Meat Q1 2021 earnings infographic

Beyond Meat reported a loss of $0.42 per share for the March quarter, on an adjusted basis, which marked a deterioration from the prior-year period when it posted earnings of $0.05 per share. The market was looking for a narrower loss for the latest quarter.

Beyond Meat Q1 2021 Financial Summary

The reported net loss was $27.3 million or $0.43 per share, compared to a profit of $1.82 million or $0.03 per share in the first quarter of 2020. Meanwhile, revenues moved up 11.4% annually to $108.2 million but missed expectations.

Read management/analysts’ comments on Beyond Meat’s Q1 results

Beyond Meat’s stock has declined 24% in the past twelve months. The shares closed Thursday’s session lower and continued to lose in the after-hours following the announcement.

  • Beyond Meat (BYND) Q2 2020 Earnings Infograph

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