May 2 (Reuters) – What’s the cost of students using ChatGPT for homework? For U.S. education services provider Chegg Inc (CHGG.N), it could be nearly $1 billion in market valuation.
Chegg signaled the rising popularity of viral chatbot ChatGPT was pressuring its subscriber growth and prompted it to suspend its full-year outlook, sending shares of the company 47% lower in early trading on Tuesday.
“Since March, we saw a significant spike in student interest in ChatGPT. We now believe it’s having an impact on our new customer growth rate,” said Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig.
There are fears Chegg’s…