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How to buy Akamai Technologies stock
Learn how to easily invest in Akamai Technologies stock.
Akamai Technologies is a software-infrastructure business based in the US. Akamai Technologies shares (AKAM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Akamai Technologies employs 9,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.6 billion.
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Akamai Technologies stock price (NASDAQ: AKAM)Use our graph to track the performance of AKAM stocks over time.
Akamai Technologies shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$76.05|
|52-week range||$70.65 - $123.25|
|50-day moving average||$81.13|
|200-day moving average||$87.41|
|Wall St. target price||$94.93|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.28|
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Akamai Technologies price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $76.05 from 2023-03-24
|1 week (2023-03-21)||0.46%|
|1 month (2023-02-28)||4.75%|
|3 months (2022-12-28)||-8.92%|
|6 months (2022-09-28)||-7.54%|
|1 year (2022-03-24)||N/A|
|2 years (2021-03-26)||-25.95%|
|3 years (2020-03-27)||90.61|
|5 years (2018-03-27)||7.49%|
Is Akamai Technologies stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Akamai Technologies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Akamai Technologies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Akamai Technologies's P/E ratio
Akamai Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Akamai Technologies shares trade at around 23x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Akamai Technologies's PEG ratio
Akamai Technologies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.3608. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Akamai Technologies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Akamai Technologies's EBITDA
Akamai Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Akamai Technologies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Akamai Technologies financials
|Revenue TTM||$3.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||19.88%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.47%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.78%|
|Market capitalisation||$11.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Akamai Technologies share dividends
We're not expecting Akamai Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Akamai Technologies share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Akamai Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $70.65 up to $123.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Akamai Technologies's is 0.7843. This would suggest that Akamai Technologies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Akamai Technologies overview
Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for securing, delivering, and computing content, applications, and software over the internet in the United States and internationally. The company offers cloud 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 cloud computing services, such as compute, storage, networking, database, and container management services to build, deploy, and secure applications and workloads. In addition, the company offers carrier offerings, including cybersecurity 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. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Akamai Technologies in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Akamai Technologies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.582% of Akamai Technologies shares are held by insiders and 95.879% by institutions. How many people work for Akamai Technologies?
Latest data suggests 9,800 work at Akamai Technologies. When does the fiscal year end for Akamai Technologies?
Akamai Technologies's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Akamai Technologies based?
Akamai Technologies's address is: 145 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, United States, 02142 What is Akamai Technologies's ISIN number?
Akamai Technologies's international securities identification number is: US00971T1016 What is Akamai Technologies's CUSIP number?
Akamai Technologies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 00971T101
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