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How to buy DigitalOcean (DOCN) stock

Learn how to easily invest in DigitalOcean stock.

DigitalOcean Holdings, Inc
+$1.14 (+2.16%)

DigitalOcean Holdings, Inc is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. DigitalOcean shares (DOCN) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. DigitalOcean employs 581 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

How to buy shares in DigitalOcean

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  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – DOCN – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

DigitalOcean stock price (NYSE: DOCN)

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DigitalOcean shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-23.
Latest market close$42.04
52-week range$35.35 - $58.65
50-day moving average $49.12
200-day moving average $44.73
Wall St. target price$58.44
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A

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Is it a good time to buy DigitalOcean stock?

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DigitalOcean price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $42.04 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-17) N/A
1 month (2021-06-28) -24.17%
3 months (2021-04-28) -4.58%
6 months (2021-01-24) N/A
1 year (2020-07-24) N/A
2 years (2019-07-24) N/A
3 years (2018-07-24) N/A
5 years (2016-07-24) N/A

Is DigitalOcean under- or over-valued?

Valuing DigitalOcean stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of DigitalOcean's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

DigitalOcean's EBITDA

DigitalOcean's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $65 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a DigitalOcean's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put DigitalOcean's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

DigitalOcean financials

Revenue TTM $339.2 million
Gross profit TTM $172.8 million
Return on assets TTM -2.69%
Return on equity TTM -57.34%
Profit margin -8.84%
Book value $7.95
Market capitalisation $5.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting DigitalOcean shares

There are currently 1.8 million DigitalOcean shares held short by investors – that's known as DigitalOcean's "short interest". This figure is 22% up from 1.5 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting DigitalOcean shares can be evaluated.

DigitalOcean's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

DigitalOcean's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of DigitalOcean shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of DigitalOcean shares traded daily (recently around 502345.70637119). DigitalOcean's SIR currently stands at 3.61. In other words for every 100,000 DigitalOcean shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3610 shares are currently held short.

To gain some more context, you can compare DigitalOcean's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.

However DigitalOcean's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of DigitalOcean shares, or, against the total number of tradable DigitalOcean shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case DigitalOcean's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 DigitalOcean shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0511% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable DigitalOcean shares, roughly 51 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against DigitalOcean.

Find out more about how you can short DigitalOcean stock.

DigitalOcean share dividends

We're not expecting DigitalOcean to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

DigitalOcean overview

DigitalOcean Holdings, Inc. operates a cloud computing platform that offers infrastructure and platform tools for developers, start-ups, and small and medium-sized businesses in North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It offers infrastructure solutions across compute, storage, and networking fields, as well as managed application, container, and database offerings to developers. The company's users include software engineers, researchers, data scientists, system administrators, students, and hobbyists. Its customers use its platform in various industry verticals and for a range of use cases, such as web and mobile applications, website hosting, e-commerce, media and gaming, personal web projects, managed services, and others. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, New York. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of DigitalOcean is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 40.872% of DigitalOcean shares are held by insiders and 43.053% by institutions.
How many people work for DigitalOcean?
Latest data suggests 581 work at DigitalOcean.
When does the fiscal year end for DigitalOcean?
DigitalOcean's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is DigitalOcean based?
DigitalOcean's address is: 101 6th Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10013

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