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DigitalOcean (DOCN) To Report Earnings Tomorrow: Here Is What To Expect


Kayode Omotosho /
2022/02/23 6:42 am EST
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Cloud computing provider DigitalOcean (NYSE: DOCN) will be reporting earnings tomorrow before the bell. Here's what you need to know.

Last quarter DigitalOcean reported revenues of $111.4 million, up 37.2% year on year, beating analyst revenue expectations by 2.38%. It was a decent quarter for the company, with a significant improvement in gross margin but decelerating customer growth. The company lost 4,000 customers and ended up with a total of 598,000.

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This quarter analysts are expecting DigitalOcean 's revenue to grow 36% year on year to $119 million, improving on the 26.2% year-over-year increase in revenue the company had recorded in the same quarter last year. Adjusted earnings are expected to come in at $0.09 per share.

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The company has a history of exceeding Wall St's expectations, beating revenue estimates every single time since going public on average by 3.91%.

Looking at DigitalOcean's peers in the data and analytics software segment, some of them have already reported Q4 earnings results, giving us a hint what we can expect. Commvault Systems (NASDAQ:CVLT) delivered top-line growth of 7.65% year on year, beating analyst estimates by 3.91% and Amplitude (NASDAQ:AMPL) reported revenues up 75.1% year on year, exceeding estimates by 5.26%. Commvault Systems traded down 1.15% on the results, Amplitude was down 58.9%. Read our full analysis of Commvault Systems's results here and Amplitude's results here.

It seems that the volatility in the software stocks has somewhat calmed down for now, with stocks down on average 1.93% over the last month. DigitalOcean is up 6.33% during the same time, and is heading into the earnings with analyst price target of $101.9, compared to share price of $54.7.

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The author has no position in any of the stocks mentioned.