NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Twilio  (TWLO - Get Report) were climbing in pre-market trading on Tuesday after issuing preliminary 2016 third-quarter financial results that top analysts' estimates.

The software maker expects to post an adjusted loss between 4 cents and 5 cents per share on revenue between $70.25 million and $71.25 million, according to an SEC filing.

Analysts are anticipating an adjusted loss of 9 cents per share on revenue of $64.37 million for the period. 

Twilio also expects to report more than 34,000 active customer accounts as of September 30, up from 23,822 a year ago.

The company is scheduled to report third-quarter results after the market close on November 3.