Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA) Posts Q4 Results, Falls Just Short of Revenue Estimates

Overall, the Q4 report Marathon Digital printed revealed appreciable enchancment over the identical quarter from the yr earlier than.

Marathon Digital Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: MARA) lately posted its Q4 results, exhibiting a 17% rise in income from the earlier quarter. In addition, the crypto mining firm’s manufacturing price declined by about 12% to 1,098 self-mined Bitcoins (BTC) for the fourth quarter. Although that is markedly decrease than the 1,252 tokens realized within the third quarter, it nonetheless represents a whopping 600% enhance from the identical interval a yr in the past.

Fred Thiel, the chief government officer of Marathon Digital, weighed in on the event of Marathon’s knowledge middle in Montana. According to Thiel, “whereas upkeep to the ability producing station in Hardin, MT materially impacted our bitcoin manufacturing in November, we nonetheless produced 1,098 Bitcoin within the fourth quarter and ended the yr with our best month to this point, producing 484.5 bitcoin in December alone.”

Q4 income for Marathon, one of the most important publicly traded bitcoin miners in North America, stood at $60.3 million. According to FactSet knowledge, this determine fell simply quick of the final consensus estimate of $60.9 million. However, the agency’s adjusted earnings was $0.36 per share, edging out analysts’ estimate of $0.35. Over the final 4 quarters, Marathon has now exceeded consensus earnings-per-share estimates twice.

Marathon’s shares rose by 0.4% in post-market buying and selling Tuesday after rising practically 3% throughout common buying and selling hours. Meanwhile, the value of BTC, the corporate’s main mined commodity, superior upward by 2% and is at present buying and selling at just under $44K.

The whole income generated by Marathon for the fiscal yr of 2021 was $150.5 million. The sum represented a large upswing from the comparatively paltry $4.4 million realized the yr earlier than.

Marathon Digital Q4 Report Could Indicate More

Marathon’s chief monetary officer Sim Salzman additionally shared his ideas on the corporate’s latest report. As Salzman put it:

“In 2021, we grew our revenues 3,353% year-over-year to $150.5 million. Due to the leverage in our enterprise mannequin, we produced non-GAAP earnings from operations of $118.7 million and non-GAAP web earnings of $168.7 million, or $1.70 per diluted share, throughout the identical time interval.

Thiel additionally said that Marathon was working in direction of extra renewable strategies of extracting digital currencies within the close to future. As he put it:

“We consider Marathon stays nicely positioned to generate roughly 23.3 EH/s and for our mining operations to be 100% carbon impartial by early 2023.”

As of February twenty eighth, Marathon held about 8,956 Bitcoins, price $386.8 million at $43,193 every.

About Marathon

Founded on February twenty third, 2010 and headquartered in Las Vegas, Marathon is a digital asset know-how firm. Engaging in mining crypto, Marathon focuses on the blockchain ecosystem in addition to the manufacturing of digital property. The firm, previously often known as Marathon Patent Group, notably bought rather a lot of BTC and mining gear in 2021.

As of press time, MARA is buying and selling at $26.

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