GoPro took a dive Wednesday after releasing Q3 financials that disappointed street expectations.
At the market’s close, GoPro reported a miss on its Q3 earnings, posting an adjusted $0.25 per share on $400.3 million non-GAAP revenue during the period. Those figures compared to street expectations of a $0.29 per-share profit, and revenue of $433.6 million.
The action camera maker’s $400.3 revenues represented a 43% year-over-year increase from $280.0 in Q3 2015, with EPS also up significantly from $0.12 in the corresponding quarter last year. The company shipped 1.6 million camera devices in Q3, up 46% from Q3 2014, but still less than the street had expected.
In a statement, GoPro CEO and founder Nicholas Woodman said “business in the third quarter was clearly more difficult than anticipated.”
The company shipped a couple new devices this quarter including the Hero+ and Hero4 Session, and announced plans to build a consumer drone.
Interestingly, GoPro emphasized how important foreign markets, specifically China, had been to the company’s growth. Sales outside of the U.S. reportedly made up more than 50% of the company’s revenue. The company said China was “the fastest growing market in GoPro’s history.”