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Is Akamai Technologies, Inc.(NASDAQ: AKAM), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/29/1999. Akamai Technologies, Inc. is in the Internet Information Providers industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Akamai Technologies, Inc., is 1707.13, and so far today it has a volume of 459707. Performance year to date since the 10/29/1999 is 9.16%.

To help you determine whether Akamai Technologies, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 32.38 and forward P/E is 18.83. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Akamai Technologies, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.33. P/S ratio is 4.52 and the P/B ratio is 3.25. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 12.08 and 21.79 respectively.

At the current price Akamai Technologies, Inc. is trading at, 57.78 (0.57% today), Akamai Technologies, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.77, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.59% after growing -3.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -1.90%, and 7.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 176.14, and the number of shares float is 170.87. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 91.70%. The float short is 6.54%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.55. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.60%, and also a return on investment of 8.90%.

The ability for Akamai Technologies, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 4, and quick ratio is 4. Long term debt/equity is 0.2 and total debt/equity is 0.2. In terms of margins, Akamai Technologies, Inc. has a gross margin of 66.50%, with its operating margin at 20.50%, and Akamai Technologies, Inc. has a profit margin of 14.20%.

The 52 week high is -24.94%, with 46.54% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.25% and the 200 day simple moving average is 5.01%.

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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