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

Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM): $85.38

-1.78 (-2.04%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where AKAM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 84.21% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AKAM is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • AKAM ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 18th percentile.

AKAM Stock Summary

  • AKAM has a higher market value than 87.02% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $12,767,437,726.
  • AKAM's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 381.1 -- higher than 93.7% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • AKAM's current price/earnings ratio is 22.08, which is higher than 70.99% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES INC are NICE, DLB, PING, FFIV, and PHR.
  • AKAM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES INC's official web site, go to www.akamai.com.

AKAM Valuation Summary

  • AKAM's price/sales ratio is 3.6; this is 50% higher than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, AKAM's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AKAM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AKAM 2022-09-30 3.6 3.0 22.1 21.1
AKAM 2022-09-29 3.6 3.0 22.1 21.1
AKAM 2022-09-28 3.7 3.1 22.6 21.5
AKAM 2022-09-27 3.6 3.0 22.2 21.2
AKAM 2022-09-26 3.6 3.0 22.2 21.2
AKAM 2022-09-23 3.6 3.0 22.3 21.3

AKAM Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -17.29%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 25.41%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 19.34%.
AKAM's revenue has moved up $1,269,586,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows AKAM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 3,572.67 1,340.519 578.15
2022-03-31 3,522.162 1,377.221 615.11
2021-12-31 3,461.223 1,404.563 651.642
2021-09-30 3,402.152 1,308.756 604.478
2021-06-30 3,334.664 1,320.992 584.185
2021-03-31 3,276.555 1,241.55 589.603

AKAM's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AKAM has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 77.44% of graded US stocks.
  • AKAM's asset turnover comes in at 0.43 -- ranking 353rd of 561 Business Services stocks.
  • GLOB, OKTA, and ICLK are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AKAM.

The table below shows AKAM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.430 0.636 0.094
2021-03-31 0.432 0.643 0.097
2020-12-31 0.434 0.646 0.095
2020-09-30 0.435 0.652 0.099
2020-06-30 0.442 0.655 0.100
2020-03-31 0.460 0.656 0.104

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 $132.31 Average Broker Recommendation 1.56 (Moderate Buy)

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AKAM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $85.38 52-week high $123.25
Prev. close $87.16 52-week low $79.79
Day low $84.87 Volume 1,404,900
Day high $86.31 Avg. volume 1,670,688
50-day MA $90.72 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $102.74 Market Cap 13.57B

Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) Company Bio

Akamai Technologies, Inc. is an American content delivery network (CDN), a cybersecurity, and cloud service company, providing web and Internet security services. Akamai's Intelligent Edge Platform is one of the world's largest distributed computing platforms. The company operates a network of servers around the world and rents out capacity on these servers to customers who want their websites to work faster by distributing content from locations near the user. When a user navigates to the URL of an Akamai customer, their browser is directed by Akamai's domain name system to a proximal edge server that can serve the requested content. Akamai's mapping system assigns each user to a proximal edge server using sophisticated algorithms such as stable matching and consistent hashing, enabling more reliable and faster web downloads. Further, Akamai implements DDoS mitigation and other security services in its edge server platform. (Source:Wikipedia)

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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 quickly gains amid report of takeover approach

  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) rose 5% amid a report that an unidentified private equity firm has made a takeover approach.
  • The PE made an initial approach and the two sides have held discussions, according to Street Insider report, which cited an unidentified source. It's not clear if the PE firm has secured the funding for a deal or if Akamai (Seeking Alpha | October 3, 2022

Akamai may be worth well over $150/share in a potential takeover - analyst

  • Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) may be worth well over $150/share in a potential acquisition after a report that the company received a takeover approach, according to Truist.
  • Based on a sum-of-the-parts valuation, Akamai (AKAM) could see a value of well north of $150/share, according to Truist analyst Greg P Miller. A $150 price would represent almost 80% upside from its current level. Truist has a buy rating and $125 price target ...

    Seeking Alpha | October 3, 2022

Akamai Named a Web Application Firewall Leader by Independent Research Firm

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the cloud company that powers and protects life online, today announced it was named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q3 2022 report. In its examination, Forrester evaluated 12 total vendors in the WAF space based on 24 criteria grouped by current offering, strategy and market presence.

Yahoo | September 27, 2022

Akamai Technologies' (NASDAQ:AKAM) earnings growth rate lags the 12% CAGR delivered to shareholders

Akamai Technologies, Inc. ( NASDAQ:AKAM ) shareholders have seen the share price descend 11% over the month. But that...

Yahoo | September 22, 2022

Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Down 5.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Akamai Technologies (AKAM) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 8, 2022

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AKAM Price Returns

1-mo -3.69%
3-mo -7.35%
6-mo -27.86%
1-year -17.56%
3-year -5.38%
5-year 68.64%
YTD -27.05%
2021 11.48%
2020 21.54%
2019 41.42%
2018 -6.09%
2017 -2.46%

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