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Match Group Inc MTCH

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Match Reported Strong Q1; We Remain Bullish on Operations Metrics but Bearish on Valuation

Ali Mogharabi Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Ali Mogharabi |

Match is emerging as another beneficiary of the COVID-19 recovery as pent-up demand to socialize face-to-face and seek romantic relationships drove better-than-expected first-quarter top- and bottom-line results. Tinder remained one of the biggest contributors to the impressive top-line growth, driven mainly by new subscribers. Non-Tinder apps also continued their recovery, with accelerating growth in revenue per subscriber.

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Company Profile

Business Description

Match Group is a provider of online dating products. The firm became public in 2015 and was more than 80% owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp until IAC spun it off in second-quarter 2020. The company has a vast portfolio of different online dating service providers, including Tinder, Match.com, OkCupid, PlentyOfFish, and Meetic. Match Group has more than 45 brands of online dating sites and/or apps, from which it generates user fee revenue (95%) and advertising revenue (5%).

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8750 North Central Expressway, Suite 1400
Dallas, TX, 75231
T +1 214 576-9352
Sector Communication Services
Industry Internet Content & Information
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2021
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type Slow Growth
Employees 1,900

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