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MA: $105.94
$120.44
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$124.91
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume2.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.61 billion
P/E Ratio28.11
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.47

Competitors

Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) Vs. FB, SE, TWTR, EQIX, EBAY, and CSGP

Should you be buying AKAM stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "internet software & services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Akamai Technologies, including Facebook (FB), SEA (SE), Twitter (TWTR), Equinix (EQIX), eBay (EBAY), and CoStar Group (CSGP).

Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Akamai Technologies has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Facebook has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Akamai Technologies and Facebook's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Akamai Technologies$2.89 billion5.39$478.04 million$3.6126.55
Facebook$70.70 billion10.43$18.49 billion$6.4340.28

Facebook has higher revenue and earnings than Akamai Technologies. Akamai Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Facebook, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Akamai Technologies and Facebook, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Akamai Technologies071302.65
Facebook143712.88

Akamai Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $120.3889, suggesting a potential upside of 25.59%. Facebook has a consensus price target of $324.65, suggesting a potential upside of 25.35%. Given Akamai Technologies' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Akamai Technologies is more favorable than Facebook.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.1% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.0% of Facebook shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.1% of Facebook shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Akamai Technologies and Facebook's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Akamai Technologies18.01%17.69%9.46%
Facebook32.00%23.27%18.12%

Summary

Facebook beats Akamai Technologies on 13 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) and SEA (NYSE:SE) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Akamai Technologies has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SEA has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Akamai Technologies and SEA's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Akamai Technologies$2.89 billion5.39$478.04 million$3.6126.55
SEA$2.18 billion37.58$-1,462,800,000.00($2.27)-110.13

Akamai Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than SEA. SEA is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Akamai Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Akamai Technologies and SEA, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Akamai Technologies071302.65
SEA12702.60

Akamai Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $120.3889, suggesting a potential upside of 25.59%. SEA has a consensus price target of $190.1818, suggesting a potential downside of 23.93%. Given Akamai Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Akamai Technologies is more favorable than SEA.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.1% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.4% of SEA shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of SEA shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Akamai Technologies and SEA's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Akamai Technologies18.01%17.69%9.46%
SEA-38.59%-144.79%-22.93%

Summary

Akamai Technologies beats SEA on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Akamai Technologies has a beta of 0.47, suggesting that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Twitter has a beta of 0.86, suggesting that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Akamai Technologies and Twitter, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Akamai Technologies071302.65
Twitter1221502.37

Akamai Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $120.3889, suggesting a potential upside of 25.59%. Twitter has a consensus price target of $60.4605, suggesting a potential downside of 17.93%. Given Akamai Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Akamai Technologies is more favorable than Twitter.

Profitability

This table compares Akamai Technologies and Twitter's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Akamai Technologies18.01%17.69%9.46%
Twitter-31.70%-12.42%-7.89%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.1% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.2% of Twitter shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Twitter shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Akamai Technologies and Twitter's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Akamai Technologies$2.89 billion5.39$478.04 million$3.6126.55
Twitter$3.46 billion17.00$1.47 billion$1.9937.02

Twitter has higher revenue and earnings than Akamai Technologies. Akamai Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Twitter, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Akamai Technologies beats Twitter on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Equinix (NASDAQ:EQIX) and Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Equinix has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Akamai Technologies has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Equinix and Akamai Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equinix021712.95
Akamai Technologies071302.65

Equinix presently has a consensus price target of $821.8947, suggesting a potential upside of 28.41%. Akamai Technologies has a consensus price target of $120.3889, suggesting a potential upside of 25.59%. Given Equinix's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Equinix is more favorable than Akamai Technologies.

Profitability

This table compares Equinix and Akamai Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equinix7.58%4.62%1.74%
Akamai Technologies18.01%17.69%9.46%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.4% of Equinix shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Equinix shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Equinix and Akamai Technologies' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equinix$5.56 billion10.27$507.45 million$22.8128.06
Akamai Technologies$2.89 billion5.39$478.04 million$3.6126.55

Equinix has higher revenue and earnings than Akamai Technologies. Akamai Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equinix, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Equinix beats Akamai Technologies on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Volatility and Risk

eBay has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Akamai Technologies has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for eBay and Akamai Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
eBay0131202.48
Akamai Technologies071302.65

eBay presently has a consensus price target of $67.20, suggesting a potential upside of 17.92%. Akamai Technologies has a consensus price target of $120.3889, suggesting a potential upside of 25.59%. Given Akamai Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Akamai Technologies is more favorable than eBay.

Profitability

This table compares eBay and Akamai Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
eBay50.42%82.73%11.84%
Akamai Technologies18.01%17.69%9.46%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.1% of eBay shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of eBay shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares eBay and Akamai Technologies' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
eBay$10.80 billion3.59$1.79 billion$2.3224.56
Akamai Technologies$2.89 billion5.39$478.04 million$3.6126.55

eBay has higher revenue and earnings than Akamai Technologies. eBay is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Akamai Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

eBay beats Akamai Technologies on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

CoStar Group (NASDAQ:CSGP) and Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Volatility and Risk

CoStar Group has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Akamai Technologies has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for CoStar Group and Akamai Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CoStar Group00903.00
Akamai Technologies071302.65

CoStar Group presently has a consensus price target of $920.00, suggesting a potential upside of 16.43%. Akamai Technologies has a consensus price target of $120.3889, suggesting a potential upside of 25.59%. Given Akamai Technologies' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Akamai Technologies is more favorable than CoStar Group.

Profitability

This table compares CoStar Group and Akamai Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CoStar Group17.57%7.58%6.05%
Akamai Technologies18.01%17.69%9.46%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.1% of CoStar Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.1% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of CoStar Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.4% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CoStar Group and Akamai Technologies' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CoStar Group$1.40 billion22.25$314.96 million$9.1286.64
Akamai Technologies$2.89 billion5.39$478.04 million$3.6126.55

Akamai Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than CoStar Group. Akamai Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CoStar Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Akamai Technologies beats CoStar Group on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Facebook logo
FB
Facebook
2.3$259.00-2.3%$737.55 billion$70.70 billion29.50Insider Selling
SEA logo
SE
SEA
1.2$250.00-0.6%$81.27 billion$2.18 billion-85.03Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
Twitter logo
TWTR
Twitter
1.3$73.67-5.4%$58.80 billion$3.46 billion-53.38Analyst Upgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Equinix logo
EQIX
Equinix
2.6$640.05-1.3%$57.15 billion$5.56 billion125.50Decrease in Short Interest
eBay logo
EBAY
eBay
2.2$56.99-2.6%$38.78 billion$10.80 billion7.93
CoStar Group logo
CSGP
CoStar Group
1.8$790.17-3.1%$32.12 billion$1.40 billion106.06Analyst Revision
News Coverage
VeriSign logo
VRSN
VeriSign
1.7$193.99-0.9%$21.94 billion$1.23 billion28.78
ANGI Homeservices logo
ANGI
ANGI Homeservices
0.8$15.43-2.0%$7.87 billion$1.33 billion1,544.54Decrease in Short Interest
J2 Global logo
JCOM
J2 Global
1.5$112.92-0.8%$5.15 billion$1.37 billion25.49
LivePerson logo
LPSN
LivePerson
1.6$64.70-5.0%$4.33 billion$291.61 million-34.78
Envestnet logo
ENV
Envestnet
1.6$68.26-0.6%$3.66 billion$900.13 million-525.08Earnings Announcement
SPS Commerce logo
SPSC
SPS Commerce
1.5$100.57-2.8%$3.58 billion$279.12 million89.00
Stamps.com logo
STMP
Stamps.com
1.6$193.05-1.4%$3.57 billion$571.85 million23.92Decrease in Short Interest
Cornerstone OnDemand logo
CSOD
Cornerstone OnDemand
1.7$51.42-2.3%$3.43 billion$576.52 million-100.82
Yelp logo
YELP
Yelp
1.4$37.14-2.2%$2.75 billion$1.01 billion-218.46Decrease in Short Interest
Cimpress logo
CMPR
Cimpress
1.8$94.35-3.8%$2.55 billion$2.48 billion62.07Decrease in Short Interest
TechTarget logo
TTGT
TechTarget
1.5$86.77-3.3%$2.52 billion$133.96 million137.73
NIC logo
EGOV
NIC
1.6$34.45-0.4%$2.31 billion$354.20 million38.28
Perficient logo
PRFT
Perficient
1.5$56.97-2.1%$1.92 billion$565.53 million55.85Earnings Announcement
Opendoor Technologies logo
OPEN
Opendoor Technologies
1.6$31.33-3.5%$1.62 billionN/A0.00Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
QuinStreet logo
QNST
QuinStreet
1.6$23.84-2.7%$1.27 billion$490.34 million40.41
Brightcove logo
BCOV
Brightcove
1.6$22.70-0.2%$912.14 million$184.46 million-61.35
Blucora logo
BCOR
Blucora
1.7$17.45-2.5%$817.23 million$717.95 million-3.03Gap Down
Liquidity Services logo
LQDT
Liquidity Services
1.4$16.35-0.6%$574.13 million$205.94 million-148.64
ZIX logo
ZIXI
ZIX
1.9$7.35-1.0%$418.88 million$173.43 million-23.71Analyst Revision
Limelight Networks logo
LLNW
Limelight Networks
1.8$3.30-3.0%$409.65 million$200.63 million-55.00
RealNetworks logo
RNWK
RealNetworks
0.8$4.72-11.4%$180.66 million$172.11 million-9.44Gap Down
DHI Group logo
DHX
DHI Group
2.0$3.15-1.3%$164.56 million$149.37 million-5.34
Travelzoo logo
TZOO
Travelzoo
1.1$14.16-1.1%$161.96 million$111.41 million-10.89
Marchex logo
MCHX
Marchex
1.7$3.18-2.8%$125.84 million$106.13 million-4.48Gap Down
Synacor logo
SYNC
Synacor
0.7$2.14-1.4%$84.84 million$121.85 million-7.13Increase in Short Interest
Support.com logo
SPRT
Support.com
0.4$2.17-0.0%$42.05 million$63.33 million72.36Gap Up
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