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Factbox: How Uber and Lyft compare on key financial metrics

Here are how the two companies compare on key metrics from Uber's filing


A photo illustration shows the Uber app in use in London, Britain. Photo: Reuters

Technologies Inc's filing on Thursday contains data that will be key to selling itself to investors. The share sale follows a public offering by rival ride-sharing service last month, whose shares have dropped to about $61 from an IPO price of $72.

Here are how the two compare on key metrics from Uber's filing:


had $11.3 billion in 2018 vs Lyft $2.2 billion.

Uber's growth has been slowing relative to Lyft due to scandals and aggressive discounting by Lyft.

Lyft's revenue more than doubled between 2017 and 2018 while Uber's grew around 41 percent.


has lost market share but remains the leader.

Uber has 65 percent share in while Lyft says it has 39 percent in the


Both Uber and Lyft lose money though Uber has trimmed its losses in recent years.

Uber's adjusted loss before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation was just over $1.8 billion in 2018 compared to $2.6 billion in 2017.

Lyft lost $950 million in 2018 on the same basis.


Uber has 91 million monthly active users compared to Lyft's 18.6 million.

Uber's number includes customers of additional services beyond ride sharing.



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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 08:22 IST