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Hut 8 reports 32% revenue increase amid Bitcoin rally

Cryptocurrency miner Hut 8 Corp has published a report on its results over the past six months.

According to the company’s press release, Hut 8 increased revenue to $60.6 million for the six months ending Dec. 31, 2023. Financial reporting highlights for Hut 8 include a 32% increase in revenue and a significant increase in net income to $6.2 million, compared to the previous net loss.

The Bitcoin (BTC) mining cost was $18,815, and the company mined 1,244 Bitcoins during this period. Hut 8’s energy cost per MWh was $44.52, reflecting its efficiency in managing energy costs.

“With this in mind, we will continue to focus on driving topline revenue growth and cost reduction across the business.”

Hut 8 report

Bitcoin anchors Hut 8 holdings

The strength of the company’s balance sheet is evident in its Bitcoin holdings, with 9,195 Bitcoins valued at approximately $388.1 million as of Dec. 31, 2023. This asset base provides Hut 8 with significant market value and potential for future earnings.

Bitcoin has seen steady growth since the start of the year after spot Bitcoin ETFs in the U.S. attracted institutional and retail investors to Bitcoin. Since the beginning of the year, the world’s first and still the leading cryptocurrency has risen in price by 60%, and in early March, BTC updated its all-time high, going above $70,000.

In addition, Bitcoin’s market capitalization has jumped above $1.4 trillion, making the most valuable cryptocurrency the eighth-largest asset in the world, overtaking silver.

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