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How to buy Datadog (DDOG) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in Datadog stocks.

Datadog is a software-application business based in the US. Datadog stocks (DDOG.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $87.45 – an increase of 0.19% over the previous week. Datadog employs 3,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.4 billion.

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Datadog stock price (NASDAQ:DDOG)

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Datadog shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-27.
Latest market close$87.45
52-week range$81.12 - $199.68
50-day moving average $101.44
200-day moving average $123.81
Wall St. target price$139.80
PE ratio 8641.001
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.01

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Is it a good time to buy Datadog stock?

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Datadog price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $87.45 from 2022-09-29

1 week (2022-09-23) 0.19%
1 month (2022-08-30) -16.40%
3 months (2022-06-30) -8.18%
6 months (2022-03-29) -43.73%
1 year (2021-09-29) -36.69%
2 years (2020-09-30) -14.40%
3 years (2019-09-30) 157.89%
5 years (2017-09-26) N/A

Is Datadog under- or over-valued?

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

Datadog's P/E ratio

Datadog's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8641x. In other words, Datadog shares trade at around 8641x 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.

Datadog's PEG ratio

Datadog's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.4583. 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 Datadog's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Datadog's EBITDA

Datadog's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $35.6 million.

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

Datadog financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.79%
Gross profit TTM $794.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0.29%
Return on equity TTM 0.62%
Profit margin 0.48%
Book value $3.84
Market capitalisation $27.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Datadog share dividends

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

Datadog share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Datadog's shares have ranged in value from as little as $81.12 up to $199.675. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DDOG.US volatility(beta: 1.13)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Datadog's is 1.1287. This would suggest that Datadog's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Datadog overview

Datadog, Inc. provides monitoring and analytics platform for developers, information technology operations teams, and business users in the cloud in North America and internationally. The company's SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, log management, and security monitoring to provide real-time observability of its customers technology stack. Its platform also provides user experience monitoring, network performance monitoring, cloud security, developer-focused observability, and incident management, as well as a range of shared features, such as dashboards, analytics, collaboration tools, and alerting capabilities. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in New York, New York. .

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