Opera first quarter revenue and adjusted EBITDA expected to exceed top-end of guidance ranges

April 6, 2021 at 9:35 AM EDT
- Outperformance driven by strength in core business, with combined search & advertising revenue growth rates on track to exceed 30% year-over-year
- Opera planning to report first quarter 2021 results on April 27th

OSLO, Norway, April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world's major browser developers and a leading internet consumer brand, announced today it expects first quarter 2021 results to exceed both its revenue and adjusted EBITDA guidance ranges. Opera had initially guided to first quarter revenue of $46 to $48 million and breakeven adjusted EBITDA.

"The first quarter demonstrates our continued strong execution, with our core business performance exceeding our expectations thanks to combined search and advertising revenue growth rates in excess of 30% year-over-year", said Frode Jacobsen, CFO. "More broadly, the momentum in our core businesses, combined with the progress Opera made this quarter across multiple new initiatives, bolster our confidence around the sustained growth we can deliver for shareholders in 2021 and beyond."

Opera plans to report its full first quarter 2021 results on April 27, 2021.

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About Opera

Opera is a global web innovator. Opera's browsers, news products and fintech solutions are the trusted choice of more than 380 million users worldwide. Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange (OPRA).

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