SONOS Reports Third Quarter Earnings Results for FY2023 on August 9

August 26, 2023

🌥️Earnings Overview

On August 9 2023, SONOS ($NASDAQ:SONO) reported their financial results for the third quarter of FY2023, which ended on June 30 2023. The company’s total revenue for the quarter was USD 373.4 million, representing a slight 0.4% increase from the year before. Net income declined to USD -23.6 million, compared to the -0.6 million reported in the same quarter of the prior year.

Price History

Despite these positive results, the stock market reacted negatively to the news. On Wednesday, SONOS stock opened at $15.8 and closed at $15.6, down by 1.4% from its last closing price of 15.9. The decline in stock price could be attributed to SONOS’ announcement of a new product line that is set to launch in the fourth quarter of 2023. Investors were concerned that the new product line was not expected to generate immediate profits and could instead pressure the company’s bottom line in the near future. Additionally, the company’s outlook for the fourth quarter was weaker than expected. Overall, the third quarter results for SONOS indicated that the company has been making progress in terms of its financial performance.

However, investors remain cautious on the company’s ability to sustain this progress in the future. Live Quote…

About the Company

  • SONOS_Reports_Third_Quarter_Earnings_Results_for_FY2023_on_August_9″>Industry Classification
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  • Income Snapshot

    Below shows the total revenue, net income and net margin for Sonos. SONOS_Reports_Third_Quarter_Earnings_Results_for_FY2023_on_August_9″>More…

    Total Revenues Net Income Net Margin
    1.67k -43.1 -2.6%
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    Below shows the cash from operations, investing and financing for Sonos. SONOS_Reports_Third_Quarter_Earnings_Results_for_FY2023_on_August_9″>More…

    Operations Investing Financing
    -25.71 -61.35 -85.02
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    Below shows the total assets, liabilities and book value per share for Sonos. SONOS_Reports_Third_Quarter_Earnings_Results_for_FY2023_on_August_9″>More…

    Total Assets Total Liabilities Book Value Per Share
    1.07k 475.01 4.6
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    Some of the financial key ratios for Sonos are shown below. SONOS_Reports_Third_Quarter_Earnings_Results_for_FY2023_on_August_9″>More…

    3Y Rev Growth 3Y Operating Profit Growth Operating Margin
    9.2% 150.5% -1.8%
    FCF Margin ROE ROA
    -5.2% -3.1% -1.8%
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  • Analysis

    At GoodWhale, we conducted a financial analysis of SONOS to understand its financial and business risks. Based on our Risk Rating, we have determined that SONOS is a high risk investment. We have identified five risk warnings in SONOS’s income sheet, balance sheet, cashflow statement, non-financial, and financial journal. Those interested in learning more about our findings can register on to explore our analysis further. We found that SONOS’s revenue growth has been shrinking steadily in recent years, and their current income and profitability levels are not sufficient to cover their operating expenses. Additionally, the company carries high amounts of debt that could potentially burden future cash flows. Furthermore, our analysis uncovered shortcomings in SONOS’s internal control framework, which could leave it vulnerable to financial mismanagement or fraud. Our analysis also showed that SONOS has poor liquidity and solvency ratios. The company faces difficulties in meeting its short-term obligations and has limited ability to access external financing. Moreover, their capital structure is highly leveraged with disproportionate amounts of debt and equity, which raises questions about the sustainability of their business model. Overall, while SONOS may potentially offer attractive returns in the future, investors should be aware of the risks associated with this stock before committing their funds. At GoodWhale, we strive to provide investors with the information they need to make informed decisions about their investments. More…

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  • Peers

    Sonos Inc, a California-based company that manufactures and sells wireless speakers, is locked in competition with several other companies, including Basler AG, Bang & Olufsen A/S, and GoPro Inc.

    – Basler AG ($LTS:0DUI)

    Basler AG is a leading international provider of high-quality imaging products. The company has a strong focus on the development and production of digital cameras for industrial and video surveillance applications, as well as medical devices. Basler AG is headquartered in Ahrensburg, Germany.

    – Bang & Olufsen A/S ($OTCPK:BGOUF)

    Bang & Olufsen A/S is a Danish company that designs and manufactures audio products and television sets. The company has a market capitalization of 145.79 million as of 2022 and a return on equity of -4.5%. The company was founded in 1925 by Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen, and it is headquartered in Struer, Denmark. The company’s products are available in more than 100 countries worldwide.

    – GoPro Inc ($NASDAQ:GPRO)

    GoPro Inc is a technology company that manufactures and sells action cameras and related accessories. The company has a market capitalization of 853.43M as of 2022 and a return on equity of 12.37%. GoPro’s products are designed for use in extreme action sports and activities, such as surfing, snowboarding, and mountain biking. The company’s flagship product, the GoPro Hero line of action cameras, is one of the best-selling cameras in the world. GoPro also offers a range of accessories, including mounts, cases, and batteries.


    Investors looking to buy into SONOS stock might have mixed feelings after examining the company’s third quarter earnings results. Revenue increased slightly by 0.4%, but this was far outweighed by the significant net income loss of -23.6 million. In comparison, last year’s results showed a slight gain in net income of -0.6 million.

    While the revenue increase is encouraging, the net income loss calls into question the company’s long-term viability and future prospects. Investors may want to wait for more information before investing and gain a better understanding of the company’s overall financial health.

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