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

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM): $117.88

-0.30 (-0.25%)

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  • AKAM scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 85.86% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AKAM is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • AKAM's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 24.91% of US stocks).

AKAM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $19,262,357,333, Akamai Technologies Inc has a greater market value than 87.51% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 173.91, Akamai Technologies Inc is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 82.52% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Akamai Technologies Inc's share price is greater than that of only 4.31% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Akamai Technologies Inc are PTC, MXIM, BMRN, QRVO, and CPRT.
  • AKAM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Akamai Technologies Inc's official web site, go to www.akamai.com.

AKAM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AKAM, see our AKAM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $129.36 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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AKAM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $117.88 52-week high $124.91
Prev. close $118.18 52-week low $92.64
Day low $117.55 Volume 342,862
Day high $118.70 Avg. volume 1,824,302
50-day MA $111.10 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $106.46 Market Cap 19.21B

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:
$117.88$36.19 -68%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Akamai Technologies Inc. To summarize, we found that Akamai Technologies Inc ranked in the 26th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 67.83%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Akamai Technologies Inc ended up being:

  • AKAM's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 29.89% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 9. This value is greater than merely 14.37% stocks in the Technology sector that generate free cash flow.

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

APH, CDK, ITNM, MTCH, and SATS can be thought of as valuation peers to AKAM, in the sense that they are in the Technology sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest AKAM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Akamai Technologies Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AKAM as an investment opportunity.

Akamai Boosts Edge Application Power, Expanding Possibilities for Developers

Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, today announces powerful enhancements designed to enable Akamai customers to create and deliver even more exceptional user experiences at the edge.

Yahoo | June 15, 2021

Akamai Technologies Announces Dr. Boaz Gelbord as Chief Security Officer

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, announces Dr. Boaz Gelbord has joined Akamai as senior vice president and chief security officer, effective today. Gelbord will assume direct leadership of Akamai's existing information security organization which includes responsibility for cybersecurity, information security compliance, and the protection of Akamai's systems, data, employees, and the world's leading in

Yahoo | June 14, 2021

Media Streaming Market Size to Grow with Stupendous CAGR by 2028 Adobe Systems, Akamai Technologies, Amazon, Apple

Global Media Streaming Industry report provides detailed study to understand current market scenario and future aspects. The report helps to comprehend Emerging Trends and Growth Opportunities along with important developments in the Media Streaming market. Media Streaming is a multimedia service

OpenPR | June 9, 2021

Why Did Fastly Stock Soar on the Day of the Outage? Think Apple.

Fastly, Cloudflare, and Akamai will be Apple's partners in providing a feature that lets users hide their identity when visiting websites, according to a blog post Tuesday.

Yahoo | June 9, 2021

Estimating The Fair Value Of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)

Does the June share price for Akamai Technologies, Inc. ( NASDAQ:AKAM ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will...

Yahoo | June 9, 2021

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AKAM Price Returns

1-mo 3.87%
3-mo 20.08%
6-mo 10.09%
1-year 17.83%
3-year 43.81%
5-year 121.62%
YTD 12.28%
2020 21.54%
2019 41.42%
2018 -6.09%
2017 -2.46%
2016 26.70%

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