Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM): Price and Financial Metrics

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM)

Today's Latest Price: $112.98 USD

0.54 (0.48%)

Updated Aug 3 8:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 48 in Technology - Services

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AKAM Stock Summary

  • Akamai Technologies Inc's market capitalization of $17,931,329,156 is ahead of 89.77% of US-listed equities.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 108.93%, Akamai Technologies Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 88.14% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AKAM is more volatile than merely 6.47% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Akamai Technologies Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CHKP, FTNT, HZNP, TECH, and NICE.
  • AKAM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Akamai Technologies Inc's official web site, go to www.akamai.com.
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AKAM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $112.98 52-week high $116.39
Prev. close $112.44 52-week low $75.18
Day low $111.75 Volume 1,212,000
Day high $113.53 Avg. volume 1,973,414
50-day MA $106.91 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $95.90 Market Cap 18.33B

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Company Bio

Akamai Technologies provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing online content and business applications in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

AKAM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$112.98$37 -67%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Akamai Technologies Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Akamai Technologies Inc ranked in the 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 66.83%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Akamai Technologies Inc, consider:

  • AKAM's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 32.98% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Akamai Technologies Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 10.87. This coverage rate is greater than that of 78.55% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 8. This value is greater than just 19.17% stocks in the Technology sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Technology that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as AKAM, try AZPN, EVOL, ITRI, BLKB, and FICO.

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Latest AKAM News From Around the Web

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Akamai Technologies' (AKAM) CEO Tom Leighton on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call July 28, 2020 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Tom Barth – Head-Investor Relations Tom Leighton – Chief Executive Officer Ed McGowan – Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants James Breen – William Blair Brad Zelnick – Credit Suisse Sterling Auty –...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 29, 2020

Looking Into Akamai Technologies's Return On Capital Employed

Looking at Q2, Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) earned $138.06 million, a 6.66% increase from the preceding quarter. Akamai Technologies also posted a …

Benzinga | July 29, 2020

It’s remarkable how fast the attacks and kinds of attacks have increase due to COVID: Akamai CEO

Tom Leighton, Akamai Technologies CEO joins the On the Move panel to discuss the company's Q2 earnings results.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

Looking Into Akamai Technologies's Return On Capital Employed

Looking at Q2, Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) earned $138.06 million, a 6.66% increase from the preceding quarter. Akamai Technologies also posted a total of $794.72 million in sales, a 3.98% increase since Q1. Akamai Technologies earned $129.44 million and sales totaled $764.30 million in Q1.Why ROCE Is Significant Changes in earnings and sales indicate shifts in Akamai Technologies's Return on Capital Employed, a measure of yearly pre-tax profit relative to capital employed in a business. Generally, a higher ROCE suggests successful growth in a company and is a sign of higher earnings per share for shareholders in the future. In Q2, Akamai Technologies posted an ROCE of 0.1%.View more earnings on AKAMIt is important to keep in mind ROCE evaluates past performance and is not us...

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Q2 Earnings Beat, Revenues Up Y/Y

Akamai's (AKAM) second-quarter 2020 results reflect robust demand for the company's cloud security solutions and increased Internet traffic.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

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AKAM Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 13.93%
6-mo 16.53%
1-year 34.48%
3-year 136.01%
5-year 51.81%
YTD 30.79%
2019 41.42%
2018 -6.09%
2017 -2.46%
2016 26.70%
2015 -16.41%

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