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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) which is in the industry Internet Information Providers, gaining 0.22% today. In the last week its performance is 0.75%, and -15.53% for the past quarter. Currently, Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM has a target price of 72.25, so today’s gain of 0.22% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.09%.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM), has a market cap of 10193.63, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 93.50%.

At the current price of 58.95, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 72.25. This is with a profit margin of 13.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.2. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) has a P/E of 32.84, as well as a forward P/E of 19.

With a current EPS of 1.8, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.16%,Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.65%.

Performance for the year is 13.91%. Since its IPO date on 10/29/1999, the total performance to date is -11.59%.

Volume today for Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM), is 1004800, while its average volume is 2090.76. Whilst the total gain today was 0.22%, it did have a day high of -17.37%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.07%, and 1.88% for the month. The 52-week low for Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM has been 23.33%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.71%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.20%, and its return on assets is 7.40%. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) has an operating margin of 19.60%. With a sales growth of 6.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.2, and has a current ratio of 3.5 and 3.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Akamai Technologies, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.41, and the P/S is 4.36, along with a P/B of 3.17. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.18.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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