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Wix reported strong Q1 2024 results, with total revenue of $419.8 million, up 12% year-over-year (y/y), and total bookings of $457.3 million, a 10% y/y increase. The company's Creative Subscriptions revenue rose by 9% to $304.3 million, while Business Solutions revenue surged by 20% to $115.5 million. Wix achieved a record free cash flow (FCF) margin of 26%, driven by stable costs and robust product traction, particularly from AI offerings and Wix Studio. GAAP operating income reached $9.7 million, marking the second consecutive quarter of GAAP operating profit. Looking ahead, Wix raised its full-year bookings outlook to $1,796-$1,826 million and revenue forecast to $1,738-$1,761 million. The company anticipates strong bookings growth in the second half of 2024, driven by AI products and Wix Studio.

Positive
  • Total revenue of $419.8 million, up 12% y/y.
  • Total bookings of $457.3 million, up 10% y/y.
  • Record FCF margin of 26%, well ahead of the three-year plan.
  • GAAP operating income of $9.7 million, marking the second consecutive quarter of GAAP operating profit.
  • Creative Subscriptions revenue increased by 9% to $304.3 million.
  • Business Solutions revenue surged by 20% to $115.5 million.
  • Non-GAAP net income was $77.3 million, or $1.38 per basic share.
  • Raised full-year bookings outlook to $1,796-$1,826 million.
  • Increased full-year revenue forecast to $1,738-$1,761 million.
  • Achieved significant usage of AI Website Builder and Wix Studio.
Negative
  • Total employee count decreased by 1% quarter-over-quarter.
  • Stock-based compensation expected to remain approximately 13% of revenue in 2024.

Wix's first quarter 2024 results showcase a robust financial performance that exceeded expectations. The company reported total bookings of $457.3 million, a 10% year-over-year increase and total revenue of $419.8 million, marking a 12% growth compared to the previous year. Furthermore, the free cash flow (FCF) margin reached a record 26%, notably ahead of the anticipated timeline. This exceptional performance is likely to boost investor confidence in Wix, reflecting strong product traction and effective cost management.

In particular, the significant uptake in Wix Studio and AI products, with a high conversion rate to premium subscriptions, indicates a successful product strategy. The company's revised outlook, expecting a 16% bookings growth in the second half and an FCF margin of 26% for the full year 2024, underscores its growth trajectory and financial health. This is a positive signal for investors, suggesting that Wix is well-positioned for sustained growth and profitability.

Analyzing the market dynamics, Wix's achievements in Q1 2024 are indicative of its growing market share and the effectiveness of its strategic initiatives. The 33% year-over-year growth in Partners revenue and the 20% growth in Business Solutions revenue demonstrate Wix's ability to diversify its revenue streams and capture new market segments. The strong performance of its AI and Studio products highlights Wix's innovation capabilities and its appeal to professional users, which could have long-term positive implications for market positioning.

The increase in the company's full-year bookings outlook, driven by higher renewal rates and retention of existing users, suggests a stable and loyal customer base. This stability, coupled with the expected acceleration in revenue growth in 2025, paints a promising picture for Wix's market prospects. Investors should note the potential for continued market share gains as Wix leverages its innovative products and strategic partnerships.

From a technological perspective, Wix's advancements in AI and the success of its Wix Studio product are noteworthy. The rapid adoption of the AI Website Builder, with hundreds of thousands of sites created within a few months, showcases the platform's appeal and the substantial value it offers to users. The AI tools' ability to enhance user experience and streamline website creation processes is a significant competitive advantage in the SaaS website builder market.

Moreover, the high conversion rates of Wix Studio users to premium subscriptions indicate that the product meets the demands of professional designers and developers. This could lead to increased user engagement and higher lifetime value of customers. The emphasis on AI and advanced design capabilities positions Wix well to capitalize on future technological trends and maintain its leadership in the market.

Record increase to FCF outlook driven by Q1 outperformance and expected 2H bookings acceleration – now anticipating 26% FCF margin in FY2024, one year ahead of plan and within clear sight of hitting Rule of 40 milestone already this year

  • Strong start to year with total bookings of $457.3 million, up 10% y/y driven by reacceleration of Creative Subscriptions growth
  • Total revenue of $419.8 million exceeded expectations, up 12% y/y driven by continued momentum in the Partners business – reflecting market share gains and stronger than anticipated Wix Studio uptake
  • Robust top-line growth coupled with stable optimized cost structure drove record FCF1 margin of 26% in the most recent quarter
    • GAAP operating income of $9.7 million marks second consecutive quarter of GAAP operating profit; we continue to expect positive full year 2024 GAAP operating income
  • Expect acceleration of both Self Creators and Partners bookings growth in second half of 2024, driven by strong traction of expanding AI product suite and Studio, as well as encouraging business fundamentals
    • Increasing 2024 bookings outlook with 2H bookings growth expected to accelerate to 16% y/y vs. 15% previously expected
    • Increasing 2024 FCF1 margin outlook to ~26% – well ahead of three-year plan as 25%+ FCF margin target was previously anticipated for 2025

NEW YORK, May 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Wix.com Ltd. (Nasdaq: WIX), the leading SaaS website builder platform globally2, today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2024. In addition, the Company provided its outlook for the second quarter and an increased outlook for full year 2024. Please visit the Wix Investor Relations website at https://investors.wix.com/ to view the Q1'24 Shareholder Update and other materials.

"Building on the milestones achieved in 2023, we carried that momentum into the first quarter and delivered a strong start to 2024 with results demonstrating the efficacy of our product strategy, solid execution of our growth initiatives, and steadfast commitment to balanced profitable growth. As a result, Q1 results outperformed expectations across the board," said Avishai Abrahami, Wix Co-founder and CEO. "This outperformance was underpinned by robust business fundamentals as well as strong product traction, particularly for our expansive AI product offering and Wix Studio. Notably, we saw extremely strong usage of our AI Website Builder that was launched earlier in the quarter with hundreds of thousands of sites already created using the tool over just a few months. Wix Studio also continues to perform ahead of plan, with over one million Studio accounts created since our August launch. Importantly, these accounts have resulted in more Studio premium subscriptions than anticipated as Studio users have converted at a high rate. This high conversion of Studio users is a testament to the powerful design, creation and workflow management capabilities that professionals cannot get anywhere else. We continue to expect AI and Studio to be increasingly more meaningful drivers of growth in 2024 and the years to come."

"We kicked off 2024 with a strong start to the year with top-line growth and profitability exceeding expectations in Q1, positioning us within close reach of the Rule of 40," added Lior Shemesh, CFO at Wix. "Of note, bookings growth accelerated to 10% y/y and revenue growth of 12% y/y exceeded expectations, driven by higher conversion and improved monetization across our user base, as well as the robust product traction Avishai mentioned. Strong top-line growth coupled with a stable cost base resulted in record FCF margin of 26% in the quarter, well ahead of our three-year plan.

Encouraged by the Q1 outperformance and strong cohort behavior across our business, we are raising bookings, revenue and FCF outlook for the year. Bookings growth is now expected to accelerate to 16% y/y in 2H, driven by accelerating growth in both of our Self Creators and Partners business. Self Creators growth acceleration is expected to be propelled by AI products driving higher conversion and product attach. Partners growth acceleration is expected to primarily come as a result of Studio ramping and contributing more meaningfully through the year than initially planned.

This improved bookings trend is expected to translate into strong y/y revenue growth acceleration in 2025. As a result of this broad-based strength and the maintenance of our stable cost structure, we are confident that we will significantly surpass the Rule of 40 in 2025."

Q1 2024 Financial Results

  • Total revenue in the first quarter of 2024 was $419.8 million, up 12% y/y
    • Creative Subscriptions revenue in the first quarter of 2024 was $304.3 million, up 9% y/y
    • Creative Subscriptions ARR increased to $1.24 billion as of the end of the quarter, up 10% y/y
  • Business Solutions revenue in the first quarter of 2024 was $115.5 million, up 20% y/y
    • Transaction revenue3 was $49.5 million, up 17% y/y
  • Partners revenue4 in the first quarter of 2024 was $138.4 million, up 33% y/y
  • Total bookings in the first quarter of 2024 were $457.3 million, up 10% y/y
    • Creative Subscriptions bookings in the first quarter of 2024 were $334.6 million, up 7% y/y
    • Business Solutions bookings in the first quarter of 2024 were $122.6 million, up 21% y/y
  • Total gross margin on a GAAP basis in the first quarter of 2024 was 67%
    • Creative Subscriptions gross margin on a GAAP basis was 82%
    • Business Solutions gross margin on a GAAP basis was 29%
  • Total non-GAAP gross margin in the first quarter of 2024 was 68%
    • Creative Subscriptions gross margin on a non-GAAP basis was 83%
    • Business Solutions gross margin on a non-GAAP basis was 30%
  • GAAP net income in the first quarter of 2024 was $24.0 million, or $0.43 per basic share and $0.41 per diluted share
  • Non-GAAP net income in the first quarter of 2024 was $77.3 million, or $1.38 per basic share and $1.29 per diluted share
  • Net cash provided by operating activities for the first quarter of 2024 was $113.8 million, while capital expenditures totaled $8.1 million, leading to free cash flow of $105.7 million
  • Excluding capital expenditures and other expenses associated with the build out of our new corporate headquarters free cash flow for the first quarter of 2024 would have been $111.1 million, or 26% of revenue
  • As previously announced in February, we completed $300 million of share repurchases, repurchasing 2.4 million ordinary Wix shares in total at an approximate volume-weighted average price per share of $124.91
  • Total employee count at the end of Q1'24 was 5,235, down 1% q/q

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1

Free cash flow excluding expenses associated with the buildout of our new corporate headquarters.

2

Based on the number of active live sites as reported by key competitors' figures, independent third-party-data and internal data as of Q4 2023.

3

Transaction revenue is a portion of Business Solutions revenue, and we define transaction revenue as all revenue generated through transaction facilitation, primarily from Wix Payments as well as Wix POS, shipping solutions and multi-channel commerce and gift card solutions.

4

Partners revenue is defined as revenue generated through agencies and freelancers that build sites or applications for other users ("Agencies") as well as revenue generated through B2B partnerships, such as LegalZoom or Vistaprint ("Resellers"). We identify Agencies using multiple criteria, including but not limited to, the number of sites built, participation in the Wix Partner Program and/or the Wix Marketplace or Wix products used (incl. Wix Studio). Partners revenue includes revenue from both the Creative Subscriptions and Business Solutions businesses.

*

In Q1 2024, the definition was slightly revised to exclude revenue generated from agreements with enterprise users that by their nature are more suitable to be categorized under revenue generated by Self Creators. Such revision had an immaterial impact on prior period amounts.

Financial Outlook

Our outstanding Q1 results, which exceeded expectations, demonstrate the strong traction of our marquee products, efficacy of our key strategic initiatives, and robust underlying business fundamentals against a stable macro backdrop. We remain confident in our ability to significantly surpass the Rule of 40 in 2025.

Given Q1 outperformance along with continued robust cohort behavior and strong business trends, we are increasing full year bookings outlook to $1,796 - $1,826 million, or 12-14% y/y growth. The midpoint of this updated outlook is ~$13 million higher than the midpoint of our previous outlook of $1,784 - $1,813 million.

This increase reflects 2H24 y/y bookings growth acceleration in both Self Creators and Partners. Self Creators growth acceleration is expected to be propelled by AI products driving higher conversion and product attach. Partners growth acceleration is expected to be primarily driven by Studio ramping and contributing more meaningfully through the year than initially planned. This increase in outlook also reflects better than expected dynamics around the price increase we implemented this quarter as renewals prove to be stickier and retention of existing users higher than expected. We now expect total bookings in the second half of 2024 to accelerate to 16% at the high end of our guidance range, up from 15% as previously anticipated. We continue to expect Creative Subscriptions bookings to accelerate to double digit y/y growth in 2H24.

This improved bookings trend is expected to translate into y/y revenue growth acceleration in 2025.

We are also increasing our full year revenue outlook to $1,738 - $1,761 million, or 11-13% y/y growth. The midpoint of this updated outlook is ~$8 million higher than the midpoint of our previous outlook of $1,726 - $1,757 million as a result of better visibility in our business and higher bookings expectations.

We expect total revenue in Q2 2024 of $431 - $435 million, or 11-12% y/y growth.

For the full year 2024, we continue to expect non-GAAP total gross margin of 68-69% with non-GAAP Business Solutions gross margin to exceed 30% for the full year.

We now expect non-GAAP operating expenses to be 50-51% of revenue for the full year, down slightly from our previous expectation of 51-52% of revenue. This anticipated decrease is due to expected organic improvement in sales productivity and slower hiring as a result of the efficiency initiatives implemented over the past few years.

We continue to expect positive GAAP operating income in 2024 as well as a second consecutive year of GAAP net income.

We now expect to generate free cash flow, excluding headquarters costs, of $445 - $455 million, or ~26% of revenue in 2024, up from $370 - $400 million, or 21-23% of revenue. This meaningful increase in free cash flow is expected to be driven primarily by the increase in bookings expectations coupled with a more favorable gross margin mix as Creative Subscriptions growth is expected to accelerate throughout the year, the operating efficiencies mentioned above and general working capital efficiencies. This puts us an entire year ahead of our three-year plan, as we did not expect to achieve 25%+ FCF margin until 2025. 

Given increased share repurchase activity as well as continued share count management, we anticipate to end 2024 with 62 - 63 million of fully diluted shares.

Expected stronger cash flow generation in conjunction with this share count forecast, translates to a higher expected FCF per share trajectory for the full year than previously anticipated.

Finally, we continue to expect stock-based compensation to be approximately 13% of revenue in 2024, in-line with our three-year plan.

Conference Call and Webcast Information

Wix will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. ET on Monday, May 20, 2024. To participate on the live call, analysts and investors should register and join at https://register.vevent.com/register/BI339cba3199544dd8849f139294973ae9. A replay of the call will be available through May 19, 2025 via the registration link.

Wix will also offer a live and archived webcast of the conference call, accessible from the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website at https://investors.wix.com/.

About Wix.com Ltd.

Wix is the leading SaaS website builder platform globally2 to create, manage and grow a digital presence. What began as a website builder in 2006 is now a complete platform providing users with enterprise-grade performance, security and a reliable infrastructure. Offering a wide range of commerce and business solutions, advanced SEO and marketing tools, Wix enables users to take full ownership of their brand, their data and their relationships with their customers. With a focus on continuous innovation and delivery of new features and products, anyone can build a powerful digital presence to fulfill their dreams on Wix.

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Non-GAAP Financial Measures and Key Operating Metrics

To supplement its consolidated financial statements, which are prepared and presented in accordance with U.S. GAAP, Wix uses the following non-GAAP financial measures: bookings, cumulative cohort bookings, bookings on a constant currency basis, revenue on a constant currency basis, non-GAAP gross margin, non-GAAP operating income (loss), non-GAAP operating margin, non-GAAP net income (loss), non-GAAP net income (loss) per share, free cash flow, free cash flow, as adjusted, free cash flow margins, non-GAAP R&D expenses, non-GAAP S&M expenses, non-GAAP G&A expenses, non-GAAP operating expenses, non-GAAP cost of revenue expense, non-GAAP financial expense, non-GAAP tax expense (collectively the "Non-GAAP financial measures"). Measures presented on a constant currency or foreign exchange neutral basis have been adjusted to exclude the effect of y/y changes in foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations. Bookings is a non-GAAP financial measure calculated by adding the change in deferred revenues and the change in unbilled contractual obligations for a particular period to revenues for the same period. Bookings include cash receipts for premium subscriptions purchased by users as well as cash we collect from business solutions, as well as payments due to us under the terms of contractual agreements for which we may have not yet received payment. Cash receipts for premium subscriptions are deferred and recognized as revenues over the terms of the subscriptions. Cash receipts for payments and the majority of the additional products and services (other than Google Workspace) are recognized as revenues upon receipt. Committed payments are recognized as revenue as we fulfill our obligation under the terms of the contractual agreement. Bookings and Creative Subscriptions Bookings are also presented on a further non-GAAP basis by excluding, in each case, bookings associated with long term B2B partnership agreements. Non-GAAP gross margin represents gross profit calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for the impact of share-based compensation expense, acquisition-related expenses and amortization, divided by revenue. Non-GAAP operating income (loss) represents operating income (loss) calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for the impact of share-based compensation expense, amortization, acquisition-related expenses and sales tax expense accrual and other G&A expenses (income). Non-GAAP net income (loss) represents net loss calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for the impact of share-based compensation expense, amortization, sales tax expense accrual and other G&A expenses (income), amortization of debt discount and debt issuance costs and acquisition-related expenses and non-operating foreign exchange expenses (income). Non-GAAP net income (loss) per share represents non-GAAP net income (loss) divided by the weighted average number of shares used in computing GAAP loss per share. Free cash flow represents net cash provided by (used in) operating activities less capital expenditures. Free cash flow, as adjusted, represents free cash flow further adjusted to exclude one-time cash restructuring charges and the capital expenditures and other expenses associated with the buildout of our new corporate headquarters. Free cash flow margins represent free cash flow divided by revenue. Non-GAAP cost of revenue represents cost of revenue calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for the impact of share-based compensation expense, acquisition-related expenses and amortization. Non-GAAP R&D expenses represent R&D expenses calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for the impact of share-based compensation expense, acquisition-related expenses and amortization. Non-GAAP S&M expenses represent S&M expenses calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for the impact of share-based compensation expense, acquisition-related expenses and amortization. Non-GAAP G&A expenses represent G&A expenses calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for the impact of share-based compensation expense, acquisition-related expenses and amortization. Non-GAAP operating expenses represent operating expenses calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for the impact of share-based compensation expense, acquisition-related expenses and amortization. Non-GAAP financial expense represents financial expense calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for unrealized gains of equity investments, amortization of debt discount and debt issuance costs and non-operating foreign exchange expenses. Non-GAAP tax expense represents tax expense calculated in accordance with GAAP as adjusted for provisions for income tax effects related to non-GAAP adjustments.

The presentation of this financial information is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. The Company uses these non-GAAP financial measures for financial and operational decision making and as a means to evaluate period-to-period comparisons. The Company believes that these measures provide useful information about operating results, enhance the overall understanding of past financial performance and future prospects, and allow for greater transparency with respect to key metrics used by management in its financial and operational decision making.

For more information on the non-GAAP financial measures, please see the reconciliation tables provided below. The accompanying tables have more details on the GAAP financial measures that are most directly comparable to non-GAAP financial measures and the related reconciliations between these financial measures. The Company is unable to provide reconciliations of free cash flow, free cash flow, as adjusted, cumulative cohort bookings, non-GAAP gross margin, and non-GAAP tax expense to their most directly comparable GAAP financial measures on a forward-looking basis without unreasonable effort because items that impact those GAAP financial measures are out of the Company's control and/or cannot be reasonably predicted. Such information may have a significant, and potentially unpredictable, impact on our future financial results.

Wix also uses Creative Subscriptions Annualized Recurring Revenue (ARR) as a key operating metric. Creative Subscriptions ARR is calculated as Creative Subscriptions Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) multiplied by 12. Creative Subscriptions MRR is calculated as the total of (i) the total monthly revenue of all Creative Subscriptions in effect on the last day of the period, other than domain registrations; (ii) the average revenue per month from domain registrations multiplied by all registered domains in effect on the last day of the period; and (iii) monthly revenue from other partnership agreements including enterprise partners.

Forward-Looking Statements

This document contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements may include projections regarding our future performance, including, but not limited to revenue, bookings and free cash flow, and may be identified by words like "anticipate," "assume," "believe," "aim," "forecast," "indication," "continue," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "potential," "predict," "project," "outlook," "future," "will," "seek" and similar terms or phrases. The forward-looking statements contained in this document, including the quarterly and annual guidance, are based on management's current expectations, which are subject to uncertainty, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict and many of which are outside of our control. Important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements include, among others, our expectation that we will be able to attract and retain registered users and partners, and generate new premium subscriptions, in particular as we continuously adjust our marketing strategy and as the macro-economic environment continues to be turbulent; our expectation that we will be able to increase the average revenue we derive per premium subscription, including through our partners; our expectation that new products and developments, as well as third-party products we will offer in the future within our platform, will receive customer acceptance and satisfaction, including the growth in market adoption of our online commerce solutions and our Wix Studio product; our expectations regarding our ability to develop relevant and required products using artificial intelligence ("AI"), the regulatory environment impacting AI and AI-related activities, including privacy and intellectual property, and potential competitive impacts from AI tools; our assumption that historical user behavior can be extrapolated to predict future user behavior, in particular during turbulent macro-economic environments; our prediction of the future revenues and/or bookings generated by our user cohorts and our ability to maintain and increase such revenue growth, as well as our ability to generate and maintain elevated levels of free cash flow and profitability; our expectation to maintain and enhance our brand and reputation; our expectation that we will effectively execute our initiatives to improve our user support function through our Customer Care team, and continue attracting registered users and partners, and increase user retention, user engagement and sales; our ability to successfully localize our products, including by making our product, support and communication channels available in additional languages and to expand our payment infrastructure to transact in additional local currencies and accept additional payment methods; our expectation regarding the impact of fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, interest rates, potential illiquidity of banking systems, and other recessionary trends on our business; our expectations relating to the repurchase of our ordinary shares and/or Convertible Notes pursuant to our repurchase program; our expectation that we will effectively manage our infrastructure; our expectation to comply with AI, privacy, and data protection laws and regulations as well as contractual privacy and data protection obligations; our expectations regarding the outcome of any regulatory investigation or litigation, including class actions; our expectations regarding future changes in our cost of revenues and our operating expenses on an absolute basis and as a percentage of our revenues, as well as our ability to achieve and maintain profitability; our expectations regarding changes in the global, national, regional or local economic, business, competitive, market, and regulatory landscape, including as a result of Israel-Hamas war and/or the Ukraine-Russia war and any escalations thereof and potential for wider regional instability and conflict; our planned level of capital expenditures and our belief that our existing cash and cash from operations will be sufficient to fund our operations for at least the next 12 months and for the foreseeable future; our expectations with respect to the integration and performance of acquisitions; our ability to attract and retain qualified employees and key personnel; and our expectations about entering into new markets and attracting new customer demographics, including our ability to successfully attract new partners large enterprise-level users and to grow our activities, including through the adoption of our Wix Studio product, with these customer types as anticipated and other factors discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2023 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 22, 2024. The preceding list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all of our forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statement made by us in this press release speaks only as of the date hereof. Factors or events that could cause our actual results to differ may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for us to predict all of them. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

Wix.com Ltd.




CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS - GAAP




(In thousands, except loss per share data)













Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Revenues




Creative Subscriptions

$          304,293


$          278,130

Business Solutions

115,483


95,946


419,776


374,076





Cost of Revenues




Creative Subscriptions

54,803


57,484

Business Solutions

82,494


71,994


137,297


129,478





Gross Profit

282,479


244,598





Operating expenses:




Research and development

124,245


114,943

Selling and marketing

107,234


99,133

General and administrative

41,330


38,517

Impairment, restructuring and other costs

0


25,338

Total operating expenses

272,809


277,931

Operating income (loss)

9,670


(33,333)

Financial income, net

18,884


21,377

Other income

211


57

Income (loss) before taxes on income

28,765


(11,899)

Income tax expenses (benefit)

4,763


(1,530)

Net income (loss)

$             24,002


$           (10,369)





Basic net income (loss) per share

$                 0.43


$               (0.18)

Basic weighted-average shares used to compute net income (loss) per share

56,098,997


56,408,677





Diluted net income (loss) per share

$                 0.41


$               (0.18)

Diluted weighted-average shares used to compute net income (loss) per share

58,647,238


56,408,677

 

Wix.com Ltd.




CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS




(In thousands)









Period ended


March 31,


December 31,


2024


2023

Assets

(unaudited)


(audited)

Current Assets:




Cash and cash equivalents

$            513,323


$            609,622

Short-term deposits

241,987


212,709

Restricted deposits

1,306


2,125

Marketable securities

126,910


140,563

Trade receivables 

56,275


57,394

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

60,075


47,792

 Total current assets

999,876


1,070,205





Long-Term Assets:




Prepaid expenses and other long-term assets 

28,292


34,296

Property and equipment, net

136,981


136,928

Marketable securities

34,935


64,806

Intangible assets, net 

26,527


28,010

Goodwill

49,329


49,329

Operating lease right-of-use assets

416,140


420,562

 Total long-term assets

692,204


733,931





 Total assets

$         1,692,080


$         1,804,136





Liabilities and Shareholders' Deficiency




Current Liabilities:




Trade payables

$              34,434


$              38,305

Employees and payroll accruals

54,152


56,581

Deferred revenues

626,081


592,608

Current portion of convertible notes, net

-


-

Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

74,974


76,556

Operating lease liabilities

23,494


24,981

Total current liabilities

813,135


789,031

Long Term Liabilities:




Long-term deferred revenues

91,230


83,384

Long-term deferred tax liability

1,595


7,167

Convertible notes, net

570,504


569,714

Other long-term liabilities

9,759


7,699

Long-term operating lease liabilities

400,063


401,626

Total long-term liabilities

1,073,151


1,069,590





 Total liabilities

1,886,286


1,858,621





Shareholders'  Deficiency




Ordinary shares

107


110

Additional paid-in capital

1,620,838


1,539,952

Treasury Stock

(800,172)


(558,875)

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

883


4,192

Accumulated deficit

(1,015,862)


(1,039,864)

Total shareholders' deficiency

(194,206)


(54,485)





Total liabilities and shareholders' deficiency

$         1,692,080


$         1,804,136

 

Wix.com Ltd.




CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS




(In thousands)













Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

OPERATING ACTIVITIES:




Net income (loss) 

$            24,002


$         (10,369)

Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by operating activities:




Depreciation 

$              6,442


4,922

Amortization

$              1,483


1,488

Share based compensation expenses

$            58,142


54,521

Amortization of debt discount and debt issuance costs

$                 790


1,308

Changes in accrued interest and exchange rate on short term and long term deposits

$                 880


(25)

Non-cash impairment, restructuring and other costs

$                      -


20,834

Amortization of premium and discount and accrued interest on marketable securities, net

$                 597


540

Remeasurement gain on Marketable equity

$             (3,367)


(13,898)

Changes in deferred income taxes, net

$             (5,011)


(4,144)

Changes in operating lease right-of-use assets

$              5,024


5,796

Changes in operating lease liabilities

$             (3,652)


(8,121)

Loss on foreign exchange, net

$                 553


-

Decrease (increase) in trade receivables

$              1,119


(10,474)

Increase in prepaid expenses and other current and long-term assets

$           (12,568)


(10,858)

Decrease in trade payables

$             (2,123)


(41,670)

Decrease in employees and payroll accruals

$             (2,429)


(10,042)

Increase in short term and long term deferred revenues

$            41,319


60,975

Increase in accrued expenses and other current liabilities

$              2,635


5,178

Net cash provided by operating activities

$          113,836


45,961

INVESTING ACTIVITIES:




Proceeds from short-term deposits and restricted deposits

$                 823


56,091

Investment in short-term deposits and restricted deposits

$           (30,162)


(58,980)

Investment in marketable securities

$           (27,847)


-

Proceeds from marketable securities

$            52,805


58,390

Purchase of property and equipment and lease prepayment 

$             (7,715)


(19,574)

Capitalization of internal use of software

$                (410)


(1,358)

Proceeds from sale of equity securities

$            22,148


31,861

Purchases of investments in privately held companies

$                (550)


(7,500)

Net cash provided by investing activities

$              9,092


58,930

FINANCING ACTIVITIES:




Proceeds from exercise of options and ESPP shares

$            22,628


19,655

Purchase of treasury stock

$         (241,302)


(18,319)

Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities

$         (218,674)


1,336

Effect of exchange rates on cash, cash equivalent and restricted cash

$                (553)


-

INCREASE (DECREASE) IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS

$           (96,299)


106,227

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS—Beginning of period

$          609,622


244,686

CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS—End of period

$          513,323


$         350,913

 

Wix.com Ltd.




KEY PERFORMANCE METRICS




(In thousands)









Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Creative Subscriptions

304,293


278,130

Business Solutions

115,483


95,946

Total Revenues

$       419,776


$       374,076





Creative Subscriptions

334,637


313,429

Business Solutions

122,644


101,476

Total Bookings

$       457,281


$       414,905





Free Cash Flow

$       105,711


$         25,029

Free Cash Flow excluding HQ build out and restructuring costs

$       111,073


$         44,029

Creative Subscriptions ARR

$    1,244,264


$    1,134,662

 

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RECONCILIATION OF REVENUES TO BOOKINGS




(In thousands)









Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Revenues

$       419,776


$       374,076

Change in deferred revenues

41,319


60,975

Change in unbilled contractual obligations

(3,814)


(20,146)

Bookings

$       457,281


$       414,905














Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Creative Subscriptions Revenues

$       304,293


$       278,130

Change in deferred revenues

34,158


55,445

Change in unbilled contractual obligations

(3,814)


(20,146)

Creative Subscriptions Bookings

$       334,637


$       313,429










Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Business Solutions Revenues

$       115,483


$         95,946

Change in deferred revenues

7,161


5,530

Business Solutions Bookings

$       122,644


$       101,476

 

Wix.com Ltd.




RECONCILIATION OF COHORT BOOKINGS




(In millions)





Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023





Q1 Cohort revenues

$                    9


$                    8

Q1 Change in deferred revenues

23


22

Q1 Cohort Bookings

$                  32


$                  30

 

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RECONCILIATION OF REVENUES AND BOOKINGS EXCLUDING FX IMPACT




(In thousands)





Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Revenues

$       419,776


$       374,076

FX  impact on Q1/24 using Y/Y rates

(1,422)


-

Revenues excluding FX impact

$       418,354


$       374,076





Y/Y growth

12 %








Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Bookings

$       457,281


$       414,905

FX  impact on Q1/24 using Y/Y rates

(1,115)


-

Bookings excluding FX impact

$       456,166


$       414,905





Y/Y growth

10 %



 

Wix.com Ltd.




TOTAL ADJUSTMENTS GAAP TO NON-GAAP




(In thousands)













Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023

(1) Share based compensation expenses:

(unaudited)

Cost of revenues

$            3,590


$            4,238

Research and development

31,102


28,294

Selling and marketing

10,483


9,558

General and administrative

12,967


12,431

Total share based compensation expenses

58,142


54,521

(2) Amortization

1,483


1,488

(3) Acquisition related expenses

5


196

(4) Amortization of debt discount and debt issuance costs

790


1,308

(5) Impairment, restructuring and other costs

-


25,338

(6) Sales tax accrual and other G&A expenses

121


308

(7) Unrealized gain on equity and other investments

(3,367)


(13,898)

(8) Non-operating foreign exchange income

(4,663)


(3,662)

(9) Provision for income tax effects related to non-GAAP adjustments

774


(4,131)

Total adjustments of GAAP to Non GAAP

$         53,285


$         61,468

 

Wix.com Ltd.




RECONCILIATION OF GAAP TO NON-GAAP GROSS PROFIT




(In thousands)













Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Gross Profit

$       282,479


$       244,598

Share based compensation expenses

3,590


4,238

Acquisition related expenses

-


24

Amortization 

667


667

Non GAAP Gross Profit 

286,736


249,527





Non GAAP Gross margin

68 %


67 %










Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Gross Profit - Creative Subscriptions

$       249,490


$       220,646

Share based compensation expenses

2,669


3,151

Non GAAP Gross Profit - Creative Subscriptions

252,159


223,797





Non GAAP Gross margin - Creative Subscriptions

83 %


80 %










Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Gross Profit - Business Solutions

$         32,989


$         23,952

Share based compensation expenses

921


1,087

Acquisition related expenses

-


24

Amortization 

667


667

Non GAAP Gross Profit - Business Solutions

34,577


25,730





Non GAAP Gross margin - Business Solutions

30 %


27 %

 

Wix.com Ltd.




RECONCILIATION OF OPERATING INCOME (LOSS) TO NON-GAAP OPERATING INCOME




(In thousands)









Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Operating income (loss)

$            9,670


$       (33,333)

Adjustments:




Share based compensation expenses

58,142


54,521

Amortization 

1,483


1,488

Impairment, restructuring and other charges

-


25,338

Sales tax accrual and other G&A expenses

121


308

Acquisition related expenses

5


196

Total adjustments

$         59,751


$         81,851





Non GAAP operating income

$         69,421


$         48,518





Non GAAP operating margin

17 %


13 %

 

Wix.com Ltd.




RECONCILIATION OF NET INCOME (LOSS) TO NON-GAAP NET INCOME AND NON-GAAP NET INCOME PER SHARE




(In thousands, except  per share data)









Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Net income (loss)

$          24,002


$         (10,369)

Share based compensation expenses and other Non GAAP adjustments

53,285


61,468

Non-GAAP net income 

$          77,287


$          51,099





Basic Non GAAP net income per share

$              1.38


$              0.91

Weighted average shares used in computing basic Non GAAP net income per share

56,098,997


56,408,677





Diluted Non GAAP net income per share

$              1.29


$              0.91

Weighted average shares used in computing diluted Non GAAP net income per share

60,073,986


56,408,677

 

Wix.com Ltd.




RECONCILIATION OF NET CASH PROVIDED BY OPERATING ACTIVITIES TO FREE CASH FLOW




(In thousands)









Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)

Net cash provided by operating activities

$       113,836


$         45,961

Capital expenditures, net

(8,125)


(20,932)

Free Cash Flow

$       105,711


$         25,029





Restructuring and other costs

-


2,051

Capex related to HQ build out

5,362


16,949

Free Cash Flow excluding HQ build out and restructuring costs

$       111,073


$         44,029

 

Wix.com Ltd.

RECONCILIATION OF BASIC WEIGHTED AVERAGE NUMBER OF SHARES OUTSTANDING AND THE DILUTED WEIGHTED AVERAGE NUMBER
OF SHARES OUTSTANDING 







Three Months Ended


March 31,


2024


2023


(unaudited)









Basic weighted-average shares used to compute net income (loss) per share 

56,098,997


56,408,677

Effect of dilutive securities (included in the effect of dilutive securities is the assumed conversion of employee stock
options, employee RSUs and the Notes)

2,548,241


-

Diluted weighted-average shares used to compute net income (loss) per share 

58,647,238


56,408,677





The following items have been excluded from the diluted weighted average number of shares outstanding because
they are anti-dilutive:




Stock options

1,315,926


4,149,981

Restricted share units

406,968


3,538,527

 Convertible Notes (if-converted)

1,426,748


3,969,514


61,796,880


68,066,699

 

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FAQ

What were Wix's total revenues and bookings for Q1 2024?

Wix reported total revenues of $419.8 million and total bookings of $457.3 million for Q1 2024.

How much did Wix's Creative Subscriptions revenue grow in Q1 2024?

Wix's Creative Subscriptions revenue grew by 9% y/y to $304.3 million in Q1 2024.

What is Wix's expected FCF margin for FY2024?

Wix anticipates a free cash flow (FCF) margin of 26% for FY2024.

What is Wix's updated bookings outlook for full year 2024?

Wix raised its full-year bookings outlook to $1,796-$1,826 million for 2024.

How much did Wix's Business Solutions revenue grow in Q1 2024?

Wix's Business Solutions revenue surged by 20% y/y to $115.5 million in Q1 2024.

What are Wix's revenue expectations for Q2 2024?

Wix expects total revenue in Q2 2024 to be between $431 and $435 million, an 11-12% y/y growth.

What were Wix's GAAP operating income and FCF margin in Q1 2024?

Wix achieved GAAP operating income of $9.7 million and a record free cash flow (FCF) margin of 26% in Q1 2024.

What is driving Wix's bookings growth for the second half of 2024?

Wix's bookings growth in the second half of 2024 is driven by strong traction of AI products and Wix Studio.

How did Wix's non-GAAP net income perform in Q1 2024?

Wix's non-GAAP net income was $77.3 million, or $1.38 per basic share in Q1 2024.

What is Wix's forecast for full-year 2024 revenue growth?

Wix forecasts full-year 2024 revenue of $1,738-$1,761 million, an 11-13% y/y growth.

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