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      SentinelOne Stock Gaining Traction After Earning Release

      By Fahim Awan

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      December 6, 2023

      12:44 PM UTC

      SentinelOne Stock Gaining Traction After Earning Release

      SentinelOne, Inc. (NYSE: S) shares concluded the preceding trading session with a marginal decline of 1.19%, settling at $20.00. However, post-market transactions witnessed a notable surge, elevating SentinelOne’s stock by 15.25% to $23.05. This upswing closely followed the disclosure of the company’s financials subsequent to the market closure.

      In the wake of the third quarter for the fiscal year 2024, concluding on October 31, 2023, SentinelOne (S) unveiled its financial outcomes. The performance during this quarter not only surpassed the company’s expectations in both revenue and profit but also demonstrated exceptional growth and enhanced margins.

      SentinelOne’s forefront position in artificial intelligence-driven security, spanning endpoints, cloud, and data, solidifies its standing as a genuine innovator. Recognizing the escalating velocity and intricacy of cyber threats, the company is pioneering a modern, comprehensive security platform at an enterprise level, empowering organizations to navigate risks and proactively address evolving threats.

      The impressive financials showcased robust top-line growth and a significant expansion in margins, underscoring the prowess of the Singularity platform. The gross margin achieved a historic high, marking the ninth consecutive quarter with a year-over-year operating margin improvement exceeding 25 percentage points.

      To provide further insight, SentinelOne has issued a communication to its shareholders, available in the Investor Relations section of its website. In the reported quarter, the total revenue witnessed a notable uptick of 42%, reaching $164.2 million, compared to the previous figure of $115.3 million. Concurrently, the Annualized Recurring Revenue (ARR) witnessed a 43% increase, culminating at $663.9 million as of October 31, 2023.

      The total customer count surpassed 11,500 as of the same date, with a 33% growth in customers boasting an ARR of $100,000 or more, totaling 1,060. The Dollar-Based Net Revenue Retention Rate (NRR) exceeded an impressive 115%. Maintaining a gross margin of 73%, a significant improvement from the previous 64%, SentinelOne’s Non-GAAP gross margin stood at 79%, compared to the previous 71%.

      The operating margin, while still negative at (50%), demonstrated a marked enhancement from the previous (90%). As of October 31, 2023, the company’s cash, cash equivalents, and investments reached $1.1 billion, reflecting a robust financial position.

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