Uber loses $1bn in first quarter due to high spending on food, drivers

Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public company. Revenue of $3.1 billion matched the high end of the range Uber forecast for the quarter and the loss of $1.0 billion compared with the company's forecast of $1.

0 billion to $1.11 billion. Shares rose 2.6% following a conference call with executives in which Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi cited business.

This article is no longer available in our repository.

There could be multiple reasons for this.