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

Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM): $99.56

0.68 (+0.69%)

POWR Rating

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  • AKAM scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 79.48% of US stocks.
  • AKAM's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • AKAM ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 28th percentile.

AKAM Stock Summary

  • AKAM has a higher market value than 87.27% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $19,308,944,316.
  • AKAM's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 174.01 -- higher than 85.96% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, AKAM is more volatile than only 5.84% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Akamai Technologies Inc are CTXS, ZG, AUPH, AVLR, and IMMR.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 29.7; this is 7.91% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, AKAM's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.
  • 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 2021-09-01 5.5 4.1 31.6 29.7
AKAM 2021-08-31 5.5 4.1 31.6 29.7
AKAM 2021-08-30 5.5 4.1 31.5 29.6
AKAM 2021-08-27 5.5 4.1 31.3 29.4
AKAM 2021-08-26 5.5 4.1 31.6 29.7
AKAM 2021-08-25 5.5 4.1 31.6 29.7

AKAM Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 18.93%.
  • The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 22.75%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 14.33%.
AKAM's revenue has moved up $337,238,000 over the prior 15 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
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
2020-12-31 3,198.149 1,215 557.054
2020-09-30 3,123.985 1,206.047 562.784

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 $99.56 52-week high $123.25
Prev. close $98.88 52-week low $93.74
Day low $97.22 Volume 1,584,952
Day high $100.22 Avg. volume 1,744,832
50-day MA $111.73 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $111.02 Market Cap 15.96B

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.

Digital Sleuths Track Clues in Hacks on Ukrainian Government, Banks

(Bloomberg) -- As missiles landed in Ukraine on Thursday morning, the country’s cybersecurity defenders were already hard at work. Prior to the Russian military invasion, hackers had launched a series of attacks aimed at disrupting Ukrainian government websites as well as banking, defense, and aviation services.Most Read from BloombergEU Leaders Give Green Light to Sanctions Package: Ukraine UpdateRussia Invasion of Ukraine Ignites European Security CrisisRussia Hits Airfields; Kyiv Imposes Mart

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Akamai: Not Much Room for Growth?

Technology company Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM) recently delivered strong Q4 results, in which both the top and bottom lines beat the consensus estimates. Moreover, Akamai is also expected to complete the $900-million acquisition of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform provider Linode in the current quarter. The acquisition is expected to be accretive to revenues by about $100 million and to adjusted earnings per share by $0.05 to $0.06. Akamai’s positive guidance for Security Technology — one of its two business units — is also something to look forward to.

Chandrima Sanyal on TipRanks | February 18, 2022

Akamai buys Linode for $900 million to supercharge its cloud computing services

In a deal designed to speed up its already rapid growth, the Philadelphia-based cloud computing company Linode announced it is being acquired by cybersecurity giant Akamai Technologies for $900 million.

TechXplore | February 17, 2022

10 Earnings Reports Drawing Attention

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Yahoo | February 17, 2022

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) CEO Tom Leighton on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Q4 2021 Results Conference Call February 15, 2022 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Tom Barth - Head of Investor Relations Tom Leighton - Chief Executive Officer Ed McGowan - Chief Financial Officer Adam Karon - Chief Operating Officer & General Manager, Edge Technology Group Conference Call...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 16, 2022

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AKAM Price Returns

1-mo -15.01%
3-mo 0.69%
6-mo N/A
1-year -12.95%
3-year 27.82%
5-year 107.16%
YTD -14.94%
2021 11.48%
2020 21.54%
2019 41.42%
2018 -6.09%
2017 -2.46%

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