Chip big Nvidia (NVDA) stated its contribution from gross sales of cryptocurrency mining processor (CMP) was “nominal” for its 2023 fiscal first quarter ended Could 1, 2022, constituting a drag on year-over-year income for its OEM enterprise unit.
Nvidia’s stated first quarter income for its “OEM and Different” enterprise unit fell 52% to $158 million from the identical quarter final yr because of a decline in its cryptocurrency mining processor gross sales, based on a submitting.
The chip maker didn’t disclose the particular quantity of gross sales for its mining processor unit within the first quarter, however labeled it as “nominal” and down from $155 million a yr in the past.
This comes after the gross sales of the CMP unit continued to say no with the worth of cryptocurrencies normally. In Nvidia’s earlier quarter, CMP income fell 77% from the earlier quarter.
Nvidia’s complete first quarter income was $8.29 billion, beating the consensus estimate of $8.12 billion, based on FactSet. Its “OEM and Different” unit contributed solely about 2% of the primary quarter income.
Adjusted earnings per share of $1.36 beat consensus estimates of $1.30. Nevertheless, Nvidia gave fiscal second quarter gross sales steerage of $8.10 billion, which missed the consensus estimate of $8.399 billion.
The shares of the chip maker have been down about 7% in after hours buying and selling on Wednesday.
On Could 6, The U.S. Securities and Alternate Fee (SEC) stated that Nvidia did not disclose that cryptomining was a big contributor to its 2018 income and the corporate agreed to pay a $5.5 million high quality to settle the fees.