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GoDaddy Inc is a software—infrastructure business based in the US. GoDaddy shares (GDDY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. GoDaddy employs 7,024 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$3.1 billion.

How to buy shares in GoDaddy

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for GoDaddy. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: GDDY. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until GoDaddy reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$77.49, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of GoDaddy, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of GoDaddy. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted GoDaddy's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, GoDaddy's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was USD$77.49, which is 0.18% up on its pre-crash value of USD$77.35 and 92.52% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$40.25.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of GoDaddy shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$704.73 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$1,119.73.

GoDaddy share price

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GoDaddy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-21.
Latest market closeUSD$77.49
52-week rangeUSD$40.25 - USD$85.66
50-day moving average USD$76.3174
200-day moving average USD$74.3449
Wall St. target priceUSD$93.43
PE ratio 75.5699
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.933

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Is it a good time to buy GoDaddy stock?

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GoDaddy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $77.49 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-15) 1.41%
1 month (2020-09-22) 4.01%
3 months (2020-07-22) 11.35%
6 months (2020-04-22) 18.80%
1 year (2019-10-22) 23.41%
2 years (2018-10-22) 2.07%
3 years (2017-10-20) 72.20%
5 years (2015-10-22) 178.34%

Is GoDaddy under- or over-valued?

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

GoDaddy's P/E ratio

GoDaddy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 76x. In other words, GoDaddy shares trade at around 76x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

GoDaddy's PEG ratio

GoDaddy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.61. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into GoDaddy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

GoDaddy's EBITDA

GoDaddy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$490.6 million.

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

GoDaddy financials

Revenue TTM USD$3.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.28%
Gross profit TTM USD$2 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.9%
Return on equity TTM -140.16%
Profit margin -15.72%
Book value $2.868
Market capitalisation USD$13.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting GoDaddy shares

There are currently 7.6 million GoDaddy shares held short by investors – that's known as GoDaddy's "short interest". This figure is 11.2% down from 8.6 million last month.

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

GoDaddy's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

GoDaddy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of GoDaddy shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of GoDaddy shares traded daily (recently around 1.3 million). GoDaddy's SIR currently stands at 5.63. In other words for every 100,000 GoDaddy shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5630 shares are currently held short.

However GoDaddy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of GoDaddy shares, or, against the total number of tradable GoDaddy shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case GoDaddy's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 GoDaddy shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0456% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable GoDaddy shares, roughly 46 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against GoDaddy.

Find out more about how you can short GoDaddy stock.

GoDaddy share dividends

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

GoDaddy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, GoDaddy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $40.25 up to $85.66. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GDDY.US volatility(beta: 0.91)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while GoDaddy's is 0.9073. This would suggest that GoDaddy's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

GoDaddy overview

GoDaddy Inc. designs and develops cloud-based technology products in the United States and internationally. The company provides domain name registration product that enables to engage customers at the initial stage of establishing a digital identity. It also offers shared Website hosting products that provide various applications and products such as web analytics, SSL certificates, and WordPress; Website hosting on virtual private servers and virtual dedicated servers products, which allows customers to select the server configuration suited for their applications, requirements, and growth; managed hosting products to set up, monitor, maintain, secure, and patch software and servers for customers; and security products, a suite of tools designed to help secure customers' online presence. In addition, the company provides presence products, such as Websites + Marketing, a mobile-optimized online tool that enables customers to build Websites and online stores; a range of marketing tools and services designed to help businesses acquire and engage customers, as well as search engine optimization that helps customers get their Websites found on search sites; and social media management services. Further, it offers business application products, such as Microsoft Office 365, email accounts, email marketing, and telephony services. The company serves small businesses, individuals, organizations, developers, designers, and domain investors. GoDaddy Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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