Datadog Inc. [DDOG] Stock trading around $97.50 per share: What’s Next?


Datadog Inc. [NASDAQ: DDOG] surged by $2.11 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $103.88 during the day while it closed the day at $97.50. The company report on May 25, 2022 that Datadog Achieves AWS Education Competency Status.

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The designation recognizes Datadog’s technical proficiency and success building solutions that support mission-critical workloads for educational institutions.

Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Education Competency. This status recognizes that Datadog has demonstrated technical proficiency and success in building solutions that support mission-critical workloads of customers in the higher education, K-12 primary/secondary, research and publishing sectors.

Datadog Inc. stock has also gained 13.62% of its value over the past 7 days. However, DDOG stock has declined by -40.72% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -45.31% and lost -45.26% year-on date.

The market cap for DDOG stock reached $28.07 billion, with 313.46 million shares outstanding and 255.77 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.97M shares, DDOG reached a trading volume of 6658034 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Datadog Inc. [DDOG]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for DDOG shares is $164.97 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on DDOG stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Monness Crespi & Hardt have made an estimate for Datadog Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 06, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BTIG Research raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on March 22, 2022, representing the official price target for Datadog Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $136, while SMBC Nikko analysts kept a Neutral rating on DDOG stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Datadog Inc. is set at 9.87, with the Price to Sales ratio for DDOG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 23.52. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 27.39, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.80. Price to Free Cash Flow for DDOG in the course of the last twelve months was 77.16 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 3.30.

DDOG stock trade performance evaluation

Datadog Inc. [DDOG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 13.62. With this latest performance, DDOG shares dropped by -18.89% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -45.31% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 6.44% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for DDOG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 44.45, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.76, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 42.88 for Datadog Inc. [DDOG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 121.29, while it was recorded at 93.86 for the last single week of trading, and 146.12 for the last 200 days.

Datadog Inc. [DDOG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Datadog Inc. [DDOG] shares currently have an operating margin of -1.86 and a Gross Margin at +77.17. Datadog Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.02.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -2.08, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.97.

Datadog Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.30 and a Current Ratio set at 3.30.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Datadog Inc. [DDOG] stock

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for DDOG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Datadog Inc. go to 50.60%.

Datadog Inc. [DDOG]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $21,030 million, or 79.70% of DDOG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of DDOG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 22,492,050, which is approximately 1.455% of the company’s market cap and around 0.90% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 16,888,052 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.61 billion in DDOG stocks shares; and MORGAN STANLEY, currently with $1.6 billion in DDOG stock with ownership of nearly 0.448% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Datadog Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 414 institutional holders increased their position in Datadog Inc. [NASDAQ:DDOG] by around 35,036,782 shares. Additionally, 308 investors decreased positions by around 22,871,545 shares, while 84 investors held positions by with 162,559,460 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 220,467,787 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. DDOG stock had 140 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,646,140 shares, while 101 institutional investors sold positions of 6,367,044 shares during the same period.