NortonLifeLock adds 334,000 shoppers in one particular quarter

Escalating awareness of the relevance of digital safety is driving purchaser advancement for NortonLifeLock, the company mentioned Thursday. In its third quarter financial outcomes, the organization noted a direct buyer rely of 21 million, up by 876,000 yr-around-yr and by 334,000 quarter-above-quarter. 

“Our vision to protect and empower every person to live their digital life safely has hardly ever been far more applicable than it is now,” CEO Vincent Pilette said in a assertion. “People are looking at the price of Cyber Basic safety with almost 60% of our clients using Norton 360. We are accelerating our investments in new items and buyer ordeals that are driving our advancement momentum, and with the Avira acquisition, we are just obtaining began.”

NortonLifeLock’s non-GAAP diluted EPS was 38 cents on earnings of $639 million, up 3 p.c.

Analysts were being expecting earnings of 37 cents for each share on revenue of $630.53 million.

Customer noted billings in the quarter arrived to $700 million, up 10 %. Common earnings per consumer was $9.10 for every month, up 1 per cent. 

NortonLifeLock also reported its board of administrators has declared a quarterly funds dividend of $.125 for each common share to be compensated on March 17.

For the fourth quarter, the organization is anticipating profits in the vary of $655 million to $665 million.