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Starboard takes big stake in GoDaddy

Activist investor takes 6.5% stake in GoDaddy. Investment company Starboard has made a significant investment in shares of GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY). Today, the group filed a 13D with the SEC, disclosing its ownership stake. Shares of GoDaddy are up about 8% today on the news. In a story today, The Wall Street Journal referred to […]

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GoDaddy tops $1 billion in quarterly bookings, domain revenue surges

GoDaddy turns in big numbers for Q1 and announces to executive hires. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) reported earnings after the market closed today. The company reported its first quarter ever that topped $1 billion in bookings, generating $1.0887 billion. Revenue was up 13.8% year over year to $901.1 million. Domains revenue surged 18.8% to $422.7 million. […]

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GoDaddy tops 20 million customers

Company reports strong second quarter and customer base milestone. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) announced its second quarter earnings this afternoon. The company now has over 20 million paying customers after adding 400,000 in the latest quarter. Q2 was a boon for most domain name and website service providers as people made their businesses digital during pandemic-induced […]

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GoDaddy domains revenue hits $356 million

Domain name business keeps growing at GoDaddy. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) reported first quarter earnings yesterday after the market closed. First quarter revenue was $792 million, up 12% year-over-year. Bookings increased 9% year-over-year to $951 million. The domains segment grew 11% year-over-year to $355.9 million. That’s up from $352.3 million in Q4 2019. This business segment […]

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Aman Bhutani NamesCon live blog

GoDaddy’s (NYSE: GDDY) new CEO, Aman Bhutani, is giving a keynote presentation at NamesCon in Austin, Texas this afternoon. This is a live blog. The presentation is called Sushi, Onions and Domain Investors. Bhutani said that in the past, they looked at people like those in the room at NamesCon as suppliers…suppliers of domains to […]

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.Com Winners & Losers: A strong month for NameSilo

NameSilo has strong month. Here’s how other registrars fared. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers June 2019. NameSilo surged this month, landing at #5 on the monthly list. It’s also nipping at the heels of GMO for #10 on the total .com […]

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GoDaddy reports earnings, domain revenue up nearly 10% from last year

Domain revenue continues upward charge at GoDaddy. The big news out of GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) on its Q2 earnings release wasn’t the numbers. It was Scott Wagner stepping down as CEO. He is leaving for health reasons and will be replaced by Aman Bhutani, previously President of Brand Expedia Group. On the numbers side of […]

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Executive changes at GoDaddy

Four notable changes at GoDaddy. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) announced several executive changes before the weekend. Steven Aldrich, Chief Product Officer, is stepping down effective the end of February. Arne M. Josefsberg, Executive Vice President, Chief Infrastructure Officer and Chief Information Officer, is retiring at the end of June. The company promoted Andrew N. Low Ah […]

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Tucows sold $3.2 million of domains to GoDaddy (and more from earnings call)

Tucows reveals portfolio sale price and data center plans. Domain name, mobile and internet services company Tucows (NASDAQ: TCX) released earnings for Q4 and full-year 2018 yesterday. In its pre-recorded commentary about the earnings, the company disclosed that it generated about $3.2 million from a bulk sale of domains from its portfolio in Q4. Elliot […]

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.Com Winners & Losers

How domain name registrars performed in the latest official report. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2018. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations. 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 868,031 (920,365 in August) 2. Tucows** (NASDAQ:TCX) 174,114 (200,563) 3. […]

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