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Why GoDaddy (GDDY) Could Be an Impressive Growth Stock
October 06, 2016


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Growth stocks can be some of the most exciting picks in the market, as these high-flyers can captivate investors’ attention, and produce big gains as well. However, these can also lead on the downside when the growth story is over, so it is important to find companies which are still seeing strong growth prospects in their businesses.

One such company that might be well-positioned for future earnings growth is GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY - Snapshot Report) . This firm, which is in the Internet Services-Delivery industry, saw EPS growth of 27.0% last year, and is looking great for this year too.

In fact, the current growth estimate for this year calls for earnings-per-share growth of 98.2%. Furthermore, the long-term growth rate is currently an impressive 20.0% suggesting pretty good prospects for the long haul.

GODADDY INC-A Price and Consensus


GODADDY INC-A Price and Consensus | GODADDY INC-A Quote

And if this wasn’t enough, the stock has actually seen estimates rise over the past 60 days for the current fiscal year by about 66.7%. Thanks to this rise in earnings estimates, GDDY has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) which further underscores the potential for outperformance in this company. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

So if you are looking for a fast growing stock that is still seeing plenty of opportunities on the horizon, make sure to consider GDDY. Not only does it have double digit earnings growth prospect, but its impressive Zacks Rank suggests that analysts believe better days are ahead for GDDY as well.

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