The above graph represents the total number of GoDaddy domains under management, by quarter. As of Q2 2019, GoDaddy is currently managing approximately 78.4 million domain names, across the world. That’s a 1.95% year-over-year increase in the number of domains managed by the company. The total revenue from domains in Q2 2019 clocked $334.4 million.
Note: GoDaddy has stopped revealing the number of domains under management from Q3 2019.
Growth in GoDaddy’s Domain Names Under Management
|Source||GoDaddy Quarterly Reports|
|Note||GoDaddy fiscal year starts from January 1st|
GoDaddy domain registrations provide a customer with the exclusive use of a domain during the applicable contract term. He/She can no longer access the domain until it renewed.
In Q2 2015, GoDaddy had more than 60 million domain names under its management, which increased to over 62.8 million in just one year.
Surprisingly, in Q2 2017, the company witnessed a whopping 14.97% YoY increase in its number of domains under management. The total domains increased from 62.8 million in Q2 2016 to a whopping 72.2 million in Q2 2017. The GoDaddy domains revenue also increased a notable 14.6% YoY to $263.3 million during the second quarter of 2017. This growth was primarily driven by the acquisition of HEG.
The highest-ever year-over-year growth in the number of domains names managed by GoDaddy was recorded in Q1 2018. The company recorded an appreciable 18.14% year-over-year growth in the number domain names under management, totalling to 76.2 million.
About GoDaddy Inc: Additional Information
GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) is the world’s one of the largest internet domain name registrar and web hosting company. In 1997, Bob Parsons formed a company named “Jomax Technologies”, which later became GoDaddy. On May 28, 2014, the company was incorporated in Delaware.
In 2005, GoDaddy became the largest ICANN-Accredited registrar on the Internet.
In January 2009, GoDaddy began offering .IN domain names to small businesses in India. While in June 2012, the company launched its full-scale operations in India which soon became the company’s largest international office.
In July 2011, GoDaddy Group Inc agreed to be bought by a private equity consortium led by KKR, Silver Lake, and Technology Crossover Ventures, for about $2.25 billion.
On April 7, 2015, GoDaddy completed its initial public offering (IPO) of 26,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock, at a public offering price of $20.00 per share.
GoDaddy’s top acquisitions include Outright.com (July 2012), M.dot Inc (February 11, 2013), Locu (August 19, 2013), Media Temple (October 15, 2013), Afternic (September 19, 2013), Mad Mimi (August 20, 2014), Worldwide Media (December 7, 2015), FreedomVoice for $42M (May 17, 2016), ManageWP (September 6, 2016), Cognate (September 25, 2018), Sellbrite (April 10, 2019).
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