Vroom Inc. (VRM) shares declined 4.87% in after-market on Monday, June 14, 2021, and closed the day at $42.99 per share. Earlier, VRM’s stock gained 2.15% to close Monday’s session at $45.19 per share. VRM shares have risen 5.02% over the last 12 months, and they have moved up 4.17% in the past week. Over the past three months, the stock has gained 20.73%, while over the past six months, it has added 32.91%.
Let’s see what’s going on with VRM?
Convertible Senior Notes Offer
On June 14, 2021, Vroom, Inc announced its intention to offer, $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2026 in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers. Vroom also expects to grant the initial purchasers of the notes an option to purchase, for settlement within 13 days from, and including, the date the notes are first issued, up to an additional $75,000,000 aggregate principal amount of notes.
Last Mile Concierge Experience to Dallas Locals
On May 27, 2021, Vroom, Incopened a new Dallas hub and a more customized driveway experience for nearly 7 million people in over 1,000 zip codes within a 70-mile radius. Vroom is now offering an experience that includes a more personalized concierge service where customer advocates transport cars directly to car buyers’ driveways on Vroom-branded trucks and show them how to use their new vehicles.
Vroom facing legal actions and lawsuits
Several class-action lawsuits have been filed by many law firms against the company and VRM is facing legal challenges.
On May 21, 2021, Jakubowitz Law announces that securities fraud class action lawsuits have commenced on behalf of shareholders.
the complaint is that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that Vroom had not demonstrated that it was able to control and scale growth in respect to its salesforce to meet the demand for its products, as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
Recent financial results
On May 13, 2021, Vroom, Inc released its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021.
Q1 2021 financial highlights
- Vroom reported a net loss of $$77.2 million for Q1 2021, compared to $41.05 million in Q1 2020.
- Net loss per share, basic and diluted was $0.57 per share in Q1 2021 compared to $4.85 per share in Q1 2020.
- Total revenue was $591.1 million in Q1 2021 compared to $375.8 million in Q1 2020.
- The total gross profit was $36.2 million in Q1 2021 compared to $18.39 million in Q1 2020.
- Selling, general and administrative expenses were $109.1 million in Q1 2021 compared to $58.38 million in Q1 2020.
- Adjusted EBITDA was $72.6 million in Q1 2021 compared to $39.2 million in Q1 2020.
The convertible senior note offer could be the reason either behind its loss or gains on Monday as there is no other recent news.