AKAM:NSD-Akamai Technologies Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Software-Infrastructure | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 106.87

Change

+0.55 (+0.52)%

Market Cap

USD 17.31B

Volume

1.55M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 137.86 (+29.00%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for securing, delivering, and optimizing content and business applications over the internet in the United States and internationally. The company offers cloud and enterprise security solutions to keep infrastructure, websites, applications, application programming interfaces, and users safe from various cyberattacks and online threats while enhancing performance. It also provides web and mobile performance solutions to enable dynamic websites and applications; media delivery solutions, including video streaming and video player services, game and software delivery, broadcast operations, authoritative domain name system, resolution, and data and analytics; and edge compute solutions to enable developers to deploy and distribute code at the edge. In addition, the company offers carrier offerings, including cyberthreat protection, parental controls, DNS infrastructure and content delivery solutions; and an array of service and support to assist customers with integrating, configuring, optimizing, and managing its offerings. It sells its solutions through direct sales and service organizations, as well as through various channel partners. Akamai Technologies, Inc. has a strategic partnership with Queue-It to deliver a cure for Covid vaccine registration. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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XKFS SPDR Kensho Future Securi.. 0.00 % 0.46 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software-Infrastructure)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 1.79% 52% F 45% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.79% 52% F 42% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -2.32% 29% F 25% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -2.32% 29% F 25% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 88.75% 52% F 66% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 88.75% 52% F 64% D
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 19.08% 42% F 65% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 19.08% 42% F 64% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.53% 91% A- 78% C+
Risk Adjusted Return 97.70% 83% B 93% A
Market Capitalization 17.31B 83% B 94% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software-Infrastructure)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 30.29 70% C- 31% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.72 70% C- 37% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 14.25 54% F 29% F
EV/EBITDA 14.60 76% C 49% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.94% 84% B 78% C+
Return on Invested Capital 11.25% 76% C 80% B-
Return on Assets 6.06% 85% B 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 44.85% 50% F 41% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 7.86 16% F 15% F
Short Percent 6.11% 39% F 28% F
Beta 0.47 97% A+ 86% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector