GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY)Growth Analysis: Profit Driven by Strength

GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Nima J. Kelly Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer with 126,802 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Ah Kee Andrew Low Chief Operating Officer, with 101,723 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 87,885 shares of GDDY is Ray E. Winborne Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer.

Now turning to institutional ownership of GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 16.28 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Wellington Management Co. LLP with 9.54 million shares. In the third-place spot with 8.54 million shares is Henderson Global Investors Ltd..

This company’s stock price was $65.64 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1575002. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.60M. Given the fact that this stock has 172.79M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $11.34B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.67. Its Price to Sales ratio is 3.91, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 11.45, and its Price to Book ratio is 17.18.

GDDY stock has achieved a 5-day range of $65.05 to $69.49, with a total performance of -5.28% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $60.58 to $73.49, generating a +0.44% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +3.63%, trading in the range of $59.93 to $73.49.

In the past 5 days, shares of GDDY have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 2 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 9 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 9/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.42. This is a 0.21 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.21, amounting to an earnings surprise of 100.00%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 9/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.16, making for an earnings surprise of -143.80%. For the quarter ending 3/30/2019, EPS was reported at 0.07, generating a -30.00% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $82.0 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $139.8 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $559.8 million for the year, compared to $475.6 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$87.7 million, compared to -$83.2 million, and Free Cash flow was $472.1 million compared to the prior year’s $392.4 million.

GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 4/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.38, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.11, a Debt to Equity ratio of 3.93 and a Debt to EBITDA of 6.23. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 1.79, its Piotroski F-Score is 6, its Altman Z-Score is 1.7 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.68.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 4/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 5.89, a Net Margin of 4.1, a ROE of 14.83, and a ROC of 55.13.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for GDDY, this company’s Price to Median PS Value is 1.56. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for GDDY is now 3.98. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 23.93.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for GDDY is sitting at 0.75, while its Current Ratio is 0.75 and its PEG Ratio is 1.25. This stock’s PB Ratio is 17.01, its PS Ratio is 4.08, its Forward PE Ratio is 48.54, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 99.45. Similarly, its Price to Owner Earnings is 26.37, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 20.78 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 17.21.