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Akamai Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

+3.69 (+3.95 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $97.13
50-Day Range
MA: $105.35
52-Week Range
Now: $97.13
Volume3.62 million shs
Average Volume2.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.85 billion
P/E Ratio28.48
Dividend YieldN/A
Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. It provides Web Application Protector to safeguard web assets from web application and distributed denial of service; Kona Site Defender, a cloud security solution; Bot Manager to identify bots and categorize bots based on business or IT impact; Edge DNS, which translates human-readable domain names into numerical IP addresses; Site Shield that prevents attacker from directly targeting the application origin and forces traffic to go through its network, where attack can be better detected and mitigated; identity Cloud, a customer identity access management solution; Prolexic Routed to protect web- and IP-based application; and Client Reputation that assigns risk scores to malicious IP address and enables customers to take action on individual clients. It also offers Enterprise Application Access that enables adaptive access to application; Enterprise Threat Protector to enable enterprise security teams to identify, block, and mitigate targeted attack; Ion, a suite of intelligent performance optimization tool and control; Dynamic Site Accelerator to accelerate and secure interactive website; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; CloudTest to conduct load testing and other analysis of website in a pre-production environment; and mPulse that provides real-time website performance data for customers to enhance their digital experiences. In addition, the company provides Aura Managed CDN, DNS Infrastructure, and security and personalization service; and adaptive delivery, download delivery, media service live, and media analytic solutions, as well as NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. It sells its solutions through direct sales and service organizations; and various channel partners. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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February 10, 2021 |  bizjournals.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryInternet Software & Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AKAM
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.89 billion
Cash Flow$6.40 per share
Book Value$22.64 per share


Net Income$478.04 million


Market Cap$15.85 billion
Next Earnings Date4/27/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.73 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

203rd out of 1,528 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

37th out of 192 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+3.69 (+3.95 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Akamai Technologies a buy right now?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Akamai Technologies in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Akamai Technologies stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Akamai Technologies?

Wall Street analysts have given Akamai Technologies a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Akamai Technologies wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Akamai Technologies' next earnings date?

Akamai Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 27th 2021.
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How were Akamai Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 8th. The technology infrastructure company reported $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.02. The technology infrastructure company had revenue of $846 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $829.46 million. Akamai Technologies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.69% and a net margin of 18.01%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.23 EPS.
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How has Akamai Technologies' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Akamai Technologies' stock was trading at $87.02 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AKAM stock has increased by 11.6% and is now trading at $97.13.
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What guidance has Akamai Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Akamai Technologies updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.33-5.46 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.37-3.42 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.39 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AKAM?

20 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Akamai Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $150.00. On average, they expect Akamai Technologies' share price to reach $120.39 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Akamai Technologies' key executives?

Akamai Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. F. Thomson Leighton, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 64, Pay $1)
  • Mr. Rick M. McConnell, Pres & GM of Web Division (Age 55, Pay $1.43M)
  • Mr. Edward J. McGowan, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $1.07M)
  • Dr. Robert Blumofe, Exec. VP of Platform & GM of Enterprise Division (Age 56, Pay $1.1M)
  • Mr. Adam Karon, Exec. VP and GM of Media & Carrier Divisions (Age 49, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Keith Oslakovic, Sr. VP of Global Performance & Operations
  • Mr. Mani Sundaram, Exec. VP of Global Services & Support and Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Tom Barth, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Aaron S. Ahola, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)
  • Ms. Kim Salem Jackson, Sr. VP of Global Marketing & Corp. Communications

What is Tom Leighton's approval rating as Akamai Technologies' CEO?

1,067 employees have rated Akamai Technologies CEO Tom Leighton on Glassdoor.com. Tom Leighton has an approval rating of 95% among Akamai Technologies' employees. This puts Tom Leighton in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Akamai Technologies' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Akamai Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Akamai Technologies investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Adobe (ADBE) and salesforce.com (CRM).

What is Akamai Technologies' stock symbol?

Akamai Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AKAM."

Who are Akamai Technologies' major shareholders?

Akamai Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (4.53%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (4.00%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.54%), Nordea Investment Management AB (1.91%), King Luther Capital Management Corp (1.72%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.23%). Company insiders that own Akamai Technologies stock include Aaron Ahola, Adam Karon, Anthony P Williams, Bernardus Johannes M Verwaayen, Edward J Mcgowan, Ewout L Steenbergen, Frederic V Salerno, James Gemmell, Jill A Greenthal, Madhu Ranganathan, Monte E Ford, Rick M Mcconnell, Robert Blumofe and William Wheaton.
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Which major investors are selling Akamai Technologies stock?

AKAM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, PGGM Investments, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Jag Capital Management LLC, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Strs Ohio, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.. Company insiders that have sold Akamai Technologies company stock in the last year include Aaron Ahola, Adam Karon, Anthony P Williams, Edward J Mcgowan, Madhu Ranganathan, Rick M Mcconnell, and Robert Blumofe.
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Which major investors are buying Akamai Technologies stock?

AKAM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Nordea Investment Management AB, First Trust Advisors LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and Blair William & Co. IL.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Akamai Technologies' stock price today?

One share of AKAM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.13.

How much money does Akamai Technologies make?

Akamai Technologies has a market capitalization of $15.85 billion and generates $2.89 billion in revenue each year. The technology infrastructure company earns $478.04 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.61 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Akamai Technologies have?

Akamai Technologies employs 8,155 workers across the globe.

What is Akamai Technologies' official website?

The official website for Akamai Technologies is www.akamai.com.

Where are Akamai Technologies' headquarters?

Akamai Technologies is headquartered at 145 BROADWAY, CAMBRIDGE MA, 02142.

How can I contact Akamai Technologies?

Akamai Technologies' mailing address is 145 BROADWAY, CAMBRIDGE MA, 02142. The technology infrastructure company can be reached via phone at 617-444-3000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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