Jul 2014

Grubhub Reports Second Quarter Results

Chicago, IL – GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB), the leading online and mobile food-ordering company, today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.

"GrubHub continued to execute against the large opportunity in takeout in the second quarter, driving significant year over year growth in revenues, adjusted EBITDA, and all of our key metrics," said Matt Maloney, CEO. "We generated record revenues in the second quarter despite both an expected seasonal slowdown and an unusually cold winter that drove record orders in the first quarter.”

Second Quarter 2014 Results

The following results reflect the financial performance and key operating metrics of our business for the three months ended June 30, 2014, compared to the non-GAAP pro forma combined results of Seamless Holdings and GrubHub Holdings for the three months ended June 30, 2013, giving effect to the August 2013 merger of the two companies.

Financial Highlights

  • Revenues: $60.0 million, a 48% year-over-year increase from $40.7 million in the second quarter of 2013.
  • Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA: $16.9 million, a 56% year-over-year increase from $10.8 million in the second quarter of 2013.
  • Net Income: $2.7 million, a 930% year-over-year increase from $0.3 million in the second quarter of 2013.

Key Business Metrics Highlights

  • Active Diners grew 51% to 4.19 million, compared to 2.78 million active diners in the second quarter of 2013. *GrubHub Inc. processed 174,500 Daily Average Grubs, a 34% year-over-year increase from 130,100 Daily Average Grubs in the second quarter of 2013. *GrubHub Inc. processed $423 million in gross food sales, a 38% year-over-year increase from $307 million processed in the second quarter of 2013.

“We’re pleased with the initial roll-out of restaurant-driven pricing to the Seamless brand in April, which had a positive impact on overall commission rates during the quarter,” noted Maloney. “In addition, by maintaining our seasonally higher first quarter advertising spending in the second quarter, we continued to add new diners at a healthy rate, particularly in areas outside of our largest markets.”

Third Quarter 2014 Guidance

Based on information available as of July 24, 2014, the company is providing the following financial guidance for the third quarter:

Revenue is expected to be in the range of $55.5 million to $57.5 million.
Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be in the range of $13 million to $15 million.

About GrubHub

GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB) is the nation's leading online and mobile food ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with local takeout restaurants. The company's online and mobile ordering platforms allow diners to order directly from approximately 30,000 takeout restaurants in more than 700 U.S. cities and London. Every order is supported by the company's 24/7 customer service teams.