I get how it makes money.
I'm curious about the financial data, how much profit, etc. it makes.
I've tried searching on the SEC to no avail.
Meta Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for meta-discussion of the Stack Exchange family of Q&A websites. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
It is a private company, owned by principal employees and venture capital investors. Since their stock isn't publicly traded, they have no obligation to publish profit and loss statements. And they don't. It is a secret, known to insiders only.
Enough to keep the lights on, the servers serving, the programmers programming, marketers marketing, sysadmins adminingsyses and folks like me doing whatever it is that we do. With enough extra to keep everyone supplied with beer.
Want more specific details? Want some of the actual cash? Well, there is one way you can get that...
Here is one source of their [estimated] gross daily income, accounting for ads only (but it is probably their major source anyway) - websiteoutlook.com/www.stackoverflow.com
making USD 58931.02 daily
That's 21.5M a year.
Note: This number is probably lower than their actual yearly revenue, but it's a good number to start with.