NASDAQ:AKAM - Akamai Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $70.09 -0.69 (-0.97 %) (As of 02/18/2019 12:17 PM ET)Previous Close$70.78Today's Range$69.97 - $71.3852-Week Range$57.18 - $83.08Volume1.40 million shsAverage Volume1.52 million shsMarket Capitalization$11.42 billionP/E Ratio25.39Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.69 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company offers Web and mobile performance solutions, such as Ion, a situational performance solution; Dynamic Site Accelerator that helps in consistent Website performance; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; CloudTest to conduct load testing and other analysis of Websites in a pre-production environment; mPulse that provides real-time Website performance data to provide insight about end-user experiences on a Website; and Global Traffic Management, a fault-tolerant solution. It also provides cloud security solutions, including Web Application Protector to safeguard Web assets from Web application and distributed denial of service; Kona Site Defender, a cloud computing security solution; Bot Manager Premier to identify bots; Fast DNS, which translates human-readable domain names into numerical IP addresses; Prolexic Routed to protect Web- and IP-based applications; and Client Reputation for protection against DDoS and Web application attacks. In addition, the company offers enterprise security solutions, including Enterprise Application Access that enables remote access to applications; and Enterprise Threat Protector to enable enterprise security teams to identify, block, and mitigate targeted threats. Further, it provides network operator solutions, including Aura Licensed CDN, Aura Managed CDN, and Intelligent DNS solutions, as well as professional services and solutions; media delivery solutions, such as adaptive delivery, download delivery, infinite media acceleration, media services, and media analytics solutions; and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. The company sells its solutions through direct sales and service organization; and channel partners. Akamai Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Receive AKAM News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AKAM and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:AKAM Previous Symbol CUSIP00971T10 Webwww.akamai.com Phone617-444-3000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio2.09 Quick Ratio2.03Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.39 Forward P/E Ratio23.06 P/E Growth1.58 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.71 billion Price / Sales4.21 Cash Flow$5.7687 per share Price / Cash Flow12.15 Book Value$19.60 per share Price / Book3.58Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.76 Net Income$218.32 million Net Margins10.99% Return on Equity13.81% Return on Assets8.62%Miscellaneous Employees7,650 Outstanding Shares162,866,000Market Cap$11.42 billion OptionableOptionable Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) Frequently Asked Questions What is Akamai Technologies' stock symbol? Akamai Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AKAM." How will Akamai Technologies' stock buyback program work? Akamai Technologies announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback program on Monday, October 29th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 10.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Akamai Technologies' earnings last quarter? Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 12th. The technology infrastructure company reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.07. The technology infrastructure company had revenue of $713.36 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $703.74 million. Akamai Technologies had a net margin of 10.99% and a return on equity of 13.81%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.69 earnings per share. View Akamai Technologies' Earnings History. When is Akamai Technologies' next earnings date? Akamai Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Akamai Technologies. What guidance has Akamai Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings? Akamai Technologies updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 12th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.00-4.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.81-2.855 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.90 billion.Akamai Technologies also updated its Q1 guidance to $1.00-1.05 EPS. What price target have analysts set for AKAM? 15 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Akamai Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $66.00 to $102.00. On average, they expect Akamai Technologies' stock price to reach $81.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Akamai Technologies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Akamai Technologies? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Akamai Technologies in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Akamai Technologies. Has Akamai Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about AKAM stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Akamai Technologies earned a coverage optimism score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the technology infrastructure company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Akamai Technologies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Akamai Technologies include Fidelity National Information Servcs (FIS), eBay (EBAY), Pinduoduo (PDD), NetEase (NTES), Worldpay (WP), FleetCor Technologies (FLT), First Data (FDC), Global Payments (GPN), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Total System Services (TSS), Mercadolibre (MELI), Msci (MSCI), CoStar Group (CSGP), Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR) and Alliance Data Systems (ADS). Who are Akamai Technologies' key executives? Akamai Technologies' management team includes the folowing people: Dr. F. Thomson Leighton, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 62)Mr. Rick M. McConnell, Pres & GM of Web Division (Age 53)Mr. James Benson, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 52)Dr. Robert Blumofe, Exec. VP of Platform & GM of Enterprise Division (Age 54)Mr. William Wheaton, Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 57) Who are Akamai Technologies' major shareholders? Akamai Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (2.90%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.54%), Elliott Management Corp (1.46%), Millennium Management LLC (1.44%), King Luther Capital Management Corp (1.42%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.33%). Company insiders that own Akamai Technologies stock include Aaron Ahola, Adam Karon, F Thomson Leighton, Frederic V Salerno, James Gemmell, James M Benson, Melanie Haratunian, Naomi O Seligman, Paul Sagan, Rick M Mcconnell, Robert Blumofe, Steven Scopellite and William Wheaton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Akamai Technologies. Which institutional investors are selling Akamai Technologies stock? AKAM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of Nova Scotia, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., KBC Group NV, ETF Managers Group LLC, Arrowgrass Capital Partners US LP, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Howland Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Akamai Technologies company stock in the last year include Aaron Ahola, Adam Karon, James Gemmell, Naomi O Seligman, Paul Sagan, Rick M Mcconnell, Robert Blumofe and William Wheaton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Akamai Technologies. Which institutional investors are buying Akamai Technologies stock? AKAM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Elliott Management Corp, WINTON GROUP Ltd and LGT Capital Partners LTD.. Company insiders that have bought Akamai Technologies stock in the last two years include F Thomson Leighton and Frederic V Salerno. View Insider Buying and Selling for Akamai Technologies. How do I buy shares of Akamai Technologies? Shares of AKAM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Akamai Technologies' stock price today? One share of AKAM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.09. How big of a company is Akamai Technologies? Akamai Technologies has a market capitalization of $11.42 billion and generates $2.71 billion in revenue each year. The technology infrastructure company earns $218.32 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.76 on an earnings per share basis. Akamai Technologies employs 7,650 workers across the globe. What is Akamai Technologies' official website? The official website for Akamai Technologies is http://www.akamai.com. How can I contact Akamai Technologies? Akamai Technologies' mailing address is 150 BROADWAY, CAMBRIDGE MA, 02142. The technology infrastructure company can be reached via phone at 617-444-3000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ AKAM)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,001 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 805 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,806MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Akamai Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AKAM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AKAM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the Different Types of Leveraged Buyouts?