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Box Beats 2Q Estimates Fueled By Cloud Storage Demand

Box announced better-than-expected 2Q results fueled by strong cloud storage demand amid the pandemic-led shift to remote working. The cloud storage solution provider’s shares rose 8.8% in the extended trading session on Wednesday.

BOX) reported 2Q revenues increased 11% to $192.3 million year-on-year, surpassing analysts’ expectations of $189.6 million. Adjusted EPS of $0.18 beat Street estimates of $0.12 during the reported quarter.” data-reactid=”13″ type=”text”>Box (BOX) reported 2Q revenues increased 11% to $192.3 million year-on-year, surpassing analysts’ expectations of $189.6 million. Adjusted EPS of $0.18 beat Street estimates of $0.12 during the reported quarter.

See BOX stock analysis on TipRanks).” data-reactid=”14″ type=”text”>Buoyed by strong quarterly performance, Box now anticipates fiscal 2021 revenue between $767 million and $770 million, up from a previous forecast of $760-$768 million. The non-GAAP EPS guidance range was lifted to $0.56-$060 from $0.47-$0.52. (See BOX stock analysis on TipRanks).

Ittai Kidron said that “we believe Box is better-positioned to capitalize on its increased relevance with larger enterprises (WFH activity) and see expansion/large deal activity improving as Suites/new product adoption gains more momentum.” Kidron maintains a Buy rating on the stock with a price target of $24 (24.4% upside potential).” data-reactid=”19″ type=”text”>Following 2Q results, Oppenheimer analyst Ittai Kidron said that “we believe Box is better-positioned to capitalize on its increased relevance with larger enterprises (WFH activity) and see expansion/large deal activity improving as Suites/new product adoption gains more momentum.” Kidron maintains a Buy rating on the stock with a price target of $24 (24.4% upside potential).

price target of $24.17 implies upside potential of another 25.3%.” data-reactid=”20″ type=”text”>Currently, BOX has a Strong Buy analyst consensus. With shares up already 15% year-to-date, the average price target of $24.17 implies upside potential of another 25.3%.

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