DDOG Stock: Datadog Earnings Top Estimates; Software Stock Surges

Datadog (DDOG) on Tuesday reported September-quarter earnings and revenue that handily beat consensus estimates amid lowered expectations. DDOG stock soared on the news.


For the quarter ending Sept. 30, Datadog earnings came in at 45 cents per share on an adjusted basis, up 95% from a year earlier. The enterprise software maker’s revenue jumped 25% to $525 million.

Meanwhile, analysts expected Datadog to report profit of 34 cents a share on revenue of $525 million. A year earlier, Datadog earned 23 cents on revenue of $436.5 million.

New York-based Datadog in August cut its full-year 2023 revenue prediction.

On the stock market today, Datadog stock skyrocketed more than 24% to 99.08.

Some other cloud-software names rose on the Datadog earnings news, including Snowflake (SNOW) and MongoDB (MDB).

DDOG Stock: Outlook Tops Views

For the current quarter ending in December, Datadog forecast profit in a range of 42 cents to 44 cents vs. estimates of 35 cents.

Datadog said it expects revenue of $566 million at the midpoint of its outlook. Wall Street called for sales of $545 million.

Started in 2010, Datadog operates a monitoring and analytics platform for software developers and information-technology departments. Datadog has a partnership with Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing unit of Amazon.com (AMZN).

Heading into the Datadog earnings report, the software stock had gained 8% in 2023. That lagged the Nasdaq’s gain of 29%.

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