DDOG Stock: 12 Things to Know About SaaS Play Datadog as Shares Pop

Datadog (NASDAQ:DDOG) stock is on the move today and traders are going to want to keep track of the Software as a Service (SaaS) company in the company days.

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We’ve got a quick breakdown below on what potential investors need to know about DDOG stock.

  • First off, let’s talk about the recent news that has DDOG stock on the rise today.
  • RBC Capital analyst Matthew Hedberg released a new price target for the stock after-hours Thursday.
  • This saw the analyst increasing his price target for the shares to $153 each from $130.
  • However, Hedberg maintained his sector perform rating for DDOG stock.
  • The reason for the price increase was a positive impression from the company’s Dash event this week.
  • Traders of DDOG stock are also gearing up for news next week as well.
  • Datadog plans to release its earnings report for the third quarter of 2021 after markets close on Thursday.
  • The company will also hold a conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time that same day to go over its earnings.
  • Datadog is based out of New York City but has operating hubs all around the world.
  • Its business has it offering various services to businesses that include cloud integration.
  • This allows them to track metrics, clouds, servers, apps, and their team all in one place.
  • The company’s market capitalization is $52.114 billion.

DDOG stock was up 4.5% as of Friday afternoon and is sitting 84.4% higher since the start of the year.

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