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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM

Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Internet Information Providers in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM  has a market cap of 11659.62. Since its IPO date on the 10/29/1999, Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM performance year to date is 27.84%. Today Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM has gained -0.91%, with a current price of 66.67.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 95.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 7.40%, with return on investment at 8.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.2. While Total debt/equity is 0.2. With a profit margin of 13.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 65.30%, and operating margin of 19.90%. Akamai Technologies, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 3.2, while the quick ratio is 3.2.

For the last year Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM has seen a EPS growth of -3.30%. A performance for the year of 16.79%. The 52-week high is -6.15%, and the 52-week low is 69.08%. The average volume for Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM is 222901.

With a target price of 66.28, can Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Akamai Technologies, Inc., AKAM. Akamai Technologies, Inc. has a P/E of 38.14 and a forward P/E of 23.21. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.6. Akamai Technologies, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.06 and 3.7 respectively. For P/cash, Akamai Technologies, Inc. has a value of 12.8, while it is 20 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 66.67, Akamai Technologies, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 10.00%.

Looking more long-term Akamai Technologies, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 14.66%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.94% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -3.30% for this year and for the last five years a 14.50% growth has been seen.

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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