Teradata (NYSE:TDC) & Datadog (NYSE:DDOG) Critical Survey

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Datadog (NASDAQ:DDOG) and Teradata (NYSE:TDC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Datadog and Teradata, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Datadog 1 9 10 0 2.45
Teradata 2 6 2 0 2.00

Datadog presently has a consensus price target of $91.53, indicating a potential downside of 11.55%. Teradata has a consensus price target of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 24.42%. Given Teradata’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Teradata is more favorable than Datadog.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Datadog and Teradata’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Datadog $362.78 million 86.53 -$16.71 million ($0.15) -689.93
Teradata $1.90 billion 1.25 -$20.00 million $0.59 36.78

Datadog has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Teradata. Datadog is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Teradata, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares Datadog and Teradata’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Datadog 0.73% 0.75% 0.50%
Teradata 6.07% 12.92% 2.00%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

42.1% of Datadog shares are held by institutional investors. 26.1% of Datadog shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Teradata shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Teradata beats Datadog on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Datadog Company Profile

Datadog, Inc. provides monitoring and analytics platform for developers, information technology operations teams, and business users in the cloud in North America and internationally. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide real-time observability of customers technology stack. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Teradata Company Profile

Teradata Corporation provides hybrid cloud analytics software. Its solutions and services comprise software, hardware, and related business consulting and support services to deliver analytics in company's analytical ecosystem. It operates through three segments: North America and Latin America region; Europe, Middle East and Africa region; and Asia Pacific and Japan region. The company offers Teradata Vantage, an analytics platform that provides pervasive data intelligence; and Teradata IntelliCloud, an as-a-service solution for the management of performance, security, availability, and operations of software and infrastructure. Its business consulting services include various offerings, such as consulting to help organizations establish an analytic vision, and identify and operationalize analytical opportunities, as well as enable an analytical ecosystem architecture. The company also provides maintenance services. It serves various industries comprising communications, financial services, government, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, media and entertainment, oil and gas, retail, travel and transportation, and utilities. The company sells its solutions and services through a direct sales force. Teradata Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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