Audible ( ADBL) posted another quarter of losses on Thursday after the bell, but it was narrower than analysts feared.

Still, the results disappointed investors, who sent the stock down 6 %, shedding 50 cents to $7.85 in post-close trading.

Audible lost $2.2 million in the second quarter, or 9 cents a share. A year ago, the company was earned $823,000, or 3 cents a share.

Excluding certain items, the audio content firm's loss was $619,000, or 3 cents a share for the quarter. In the same period last year, the company earned $958,000, or 4 cents a share.

The latest-quarter result was better than the consensus forecast, which predicted the company would lose 5 cents a share.

Revenue rose 25% to $19.1 million, missing $21.5 million.

"Q2 proved to be a very important quarter for Audible as we made substantial progress towards building an evermore data-driven organization that is committed to profitable growth, cost management and high quality operations," Donald Katz, Audible CEO, said in a statement.

He said the company assembled strong leadership in marketing, merchandising, content acquisition and customer service during the quarter, which will help the company on its "journey to very strong growth and profitability."