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Opendoor announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Financial Results

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February 24, 2022

By Opendoor Team

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February 24, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Opendoor Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: OPEN), a leading digital platform for residential real estate transactions, today reported financial results for its quarter ended December 31, 2021. Opendoor’s fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial results and management commentary can be accessed through the Company’s shareholder letter on the quarterly results page of Opendoor’s investor relations website at https://investor.opendoor.com.

“In 2021, we saw a significant and durable shift in demand for our digital product, demonstrated our market leadership, and delivered exceptional results. By consistently outperforming expectations, we pulled forward our financial targets by years, growing revenue 211% year-on-year and exiting 2021 at a revenue run-rate of over $15 billion. And yet, we are still just scratching the surface of our opportunity to transform one of the largest, most antiquated industries in the U.S.” said Eric Wu, Co-founder and CEO of Opendoor. “In 2022, we will continue to build the best consumer experience, expand nationwide to service more customers, and become the digital one-stop-shop that homeowners love and choose.”

Wu continued, “It is our fundamental belief that in a matter of years, millions of homebuyers and home sellers will pick a simple, certain, and fast experience and transact themselves, completely online. More importantly, we know Opendoor’s digital, seamless experience is and will continue to be what consumers choose now and for decades to come.”

Full Year 2021 Key Highlights

  • Total revenue of $8.0 billion, up 211% versus 2020, with 21,725 homes sold, up 119% versus 2020

  • Gross profit of $730 million, up 232% versus 2020; gross margin of 9.1% versus 8.5% in 2020

  • Net loss of $(662) million, versus $(253) million in 2020, primarily driven by non-cash stock based compensation of $536 million versus $38 million in 2020

  • Adjusted Net Loss of $(116) million, versus $(175) million in 2020

  • Contribution Profit of $525 million, up 377% versus 2020; Contribution Margin of 6.5%, versus 4.3% in 2020

  • First year of positive Adjusted EBITDA of $58 million versus $(98) million in 2020; Adjusted EBITDA Margin of 0.7% versus (3.8)% in 2020

  • Purchased 36,908 homes, up 498% versus 2020

  • Launched Opendoor Backed Offers, which provides homebuyers with the benefits of an all-cash offer when they bid on their dream home, and Opendoor Complete, which brings together all of Opendoor’s products and services into a single, streamlined experience

  • More than doubled market footprint to 44 markets

  • Expanded buybox coverage by 50% versus 2020, enabling us to offer on over 60% of all transactions in our active markets

  • Real seller conversion of over 35% with record offers, up 590% versus 2020

  • Maintained seller Net Promoter Score of above 80

  • Acquired Pro.com and the team from Skylight.com, which were leaders in home renovation technology, and RedDoor.com, a fully digital mortgage brokerage

Fourth Quarter 2021 Key Highlights

  • Revenue of $3.8 billion, up 1,435% versus 4Q20; with 9,794 total homes sold, up 1,054% versus 4Q20

  • Gross profit of $272 million, versus $39 million in 4Q20; gross margin of 7.1%, versus 15.4% in 4Q20

  • Net loss of $(191) million, versus $(54) million in 4Q20

  • Adjusted Net Loss of $(80) million, versus $(41) million in 4Q20

  • Contribution Profit of $152 million, versus $31 million in 4Q20; 20th consecutive quarter of positive Contribution Margin which was 4.0%, versus 12.6% in 4Q20

  • Adjusted EBITDA of $0.4 million versus $(27) million in 4Q20; Adjusted EBITDA Margin of breakeven versus (10.9)% in 4Q20

  • Purchased 9,639 homes, up 378% versus 4Q20

  • Grew inventory balance to 17,009 homes, representing $6.1 billion in value, up 1,208% versus 4Q20


  • 1Q22 revenue guidance of $4.1 billion – $4.3 billion, up 462% YoY at the midpoint of range

  • 1Q22 Adjusted EBITDA1 guidance of $30 million – $40 million, up $37 million YoY at the midpoint of range

Conference Call and Webcast Details

Opendoor will host a conference call to discuss its financial results on February 24, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time. A live webcast of the call can be accessed from Opendoor’s Investor Relations website at https://investor.opendoor.com. An archived version of the webcast will be available from the same website after the call.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking, including statements regarding our financial condition, anticipated financial performance, business strategy and plans, market opportunity and expansion and objectives of management for future operations. These forward-looking statements generally are identified by the words “anticipate”, “believe”, “contemplate”, “continue”, “could”, “estimate”, “expect”, “forecast”, “future”, “intend”, “may”, “might”, “opportunity”, “plan”, “possible”, “potential”, “predict”, “project,” “should”, “strategy”, “strive”, “target”, “will”, or “would”, the negative of these words or other similar terms or expressions. The absence of these words does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Forward-looking statements are predictions, projections and other statements about future events that are based on current expectations and assumptions and, as a result, are subject to risks and uncertainties. Many important factors could cause actual future events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this press release, including but not limited to our public securities’ potential liquidity and trading; our ability to raise financing in the future; our success in retaining or recruiting, or changes required in, our officers, key employees or directors; the impact of the regulatory environment and complexities with compliance related to such environment; various factors relating to our business, operations and financial performance, including, but not limited to, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our ability to grow market share; our ability to respond to general economic conditions and the health of the U.S. residential real estate industry. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. You should carefully consider the foregoing factors and the other risks and uncertainties described under the caption “Risk Factors” in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 24, 2022, as updated by our other filings with the SEC. These filings identify and address other important risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements, and we assume no obligation and do not intend to update or revise these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. We do not give any assurance that we will achieve our expectations.

About Opendoor

Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. Since 2014, Opendoor has provided people across the U.S. with a radically simple way to buy, sell or trade-in a home online. Opendoor currently operates in a growing number of markets across the U.S.

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