Google has now announced their Q3 2014 earnings and unsurprisingly, revenue for the company is up year over year. This time around, reported consolidated revenues of $16.52 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2014, amounting to an increase of 20 percent compared to the third quarter of 2013.
Q3 Financial Highlights
- Revenues and other information - Google Inc. revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 were $16.52 billion, representing a 20 percent increase over third quarter of 2013 revenues of $13.75 billion.
- Sites Revenues - Our sites generated revenues of $11.25 billion, or 68 percent of total revenues, in the third quarter of 2014. This represents a 20 percent increase over third quarter of 2013 sites revenues of $9.38 billion.
- Network Revenues - Our partner sites generated revenues of $3.43 billion, or 21 percent of total revenues, in the third quarter of 2014. This represents a 9 percent increase over third quarter of 2013 network revenues of $3.15 billion.
- Other Revenues - Other revenues were $1.84 billion, or 11 percent of total revenues, in the third quarter of 2014. This represents a 50 percent increase over third quarter of 2013 other revenues of $1.23 billion.
- Operating Expenses - Operating expenses, other than cost of revenues, were $6.10 billion in the third quarter of 2014, or 37 percent of revenues, compared to $4.58 billion in the third quarter of 2013, or 33 percent of revenues.
- Operating Income - GAAP operating income in the third quarter of 2014 was $3.72 billion, or 23 percent of revenues. This compares to GAAP operating income of $3.76 billion, or 27 percent of revenues, in the third quarter of 2013. Non-GAAP operating income in the third quarter of 2014 was $5.36 billion, or 32 percent of revenues. This compares to non-GAAP operating income of $4.62 billion, or 34 percent of revenues, in the third quarter of 2013.
Speaking on the results, "Google had another strong performance this quarter, with revenue up 20% year on year, at $16.5 billion," said Patrick Pichette, CFO of Google. "We continue to be excited about the growth in our advertising and emerging businesses."
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