RealReal, Inc. (REAL), an online marketplace for consigned luxury goods, has slightly increased by 0.97% in the premarket trading session. Consequently, REAL stock is trading at $11.48 at the time of the writing. On Wednesday, the REAL stock closed the day at $11.37 after declining 7.94% during the regular trading session. The decline came after the company announced its monthly business update.
REAL Monthly Business Update
On Wednesday, REAL announced its monthly business update for December. The Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) for the month stood at $153 million. That depicts an increase of 40% from the same period of 2020. The Average Order Value (AOV) for December stood at $518. That depicts an increase of 10% when compared with the same period of 2020. The fastest-growing categories for December were Watches, Women Shoes and Women Apparels.
Q3 2021 Operational Results
On 8th November, REAL released the operational results for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2021. The quarter ended on 30th September. The company generated total revenue of $118.3 million during the quarter against $77.7 million for the same period of 2020. The total operating expenses for the three months were $122.2 million against $91.1 million for the same period of 2020. The net loss for the three months was $57.19 million (or $0.62 per basic and diluted share) against $43.5 million (or $0.50 per basic and diluted share) for the same three-month period of 2020.
While commenting on the results, Julie Wainwright, founder, and CEO of REAL said that the company is pleased to announce some strong quarterly results. The business of the company is in an excellent position and the positive momentum is expected to continue in the upcoming months as well. The company is starting to see the benefits of its previous investments which would create leverage.
Future Outlook for REAL
During the last month, the REAL stock has declined more than 14%. But analysts are optimistic that the stock is in a good shape to attract investors in the upcoming times months. Hence, potential investors should keep a close eye on the performance of the stock.