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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.19
AKAM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. AKAM: 1.19 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.23   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.19

Equity to Asset 0.74
AKAM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AKAM: 0.74 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.07   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.74

-1.07
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
AKAM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
92% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2350.48 vs. AKAM: No Debt )
AKAM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.79   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

4.79
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.16
M-Score: -3.02
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 25.18
AKAM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. AKAM: 25.18 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -89900   Max: 26.84
Current: 25.18

-89900
26.84
Net-margin (%) 17.02
AKAM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. AKAM: 17.02 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -90000   Max: 115.85
Current: 17.02

-90000
115.85
ROE (%) 11.74
AKAM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2001 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. AKAM: 11.74 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -201.15   Max: 131.65
Current: 11.74

-201.15
131.65
ROA (%) 9.27
AKAM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2086 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. AKAM: 9.27 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -151.64   Max: 61.07
Current: 9.27

-151.64
61.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 75.42
AKAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2071 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.79 vs. AKAM: 75.42 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1753.79   Max: 202.16
Current: 75.42

-1753.79
202.16
Revenue Growth (%) 17.40
AKAM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. AKAM: 17.40 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 114.9
Current: 17.4

0
114.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 15.40
AKAM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. AKAM: 15.40 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 12   Max: 775.6
Current: 15.4

12
775.6
EPS Growth (%) 21.40
AKAM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. AKAM: 21.40 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -70.8   Max: 678.5
Current: 21.4

-70.8
678.5
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AKAM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 11,185 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 198,796 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 32,202 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 51,833 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,600 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 393,937 sh (+47.63%)
PRIMECAP Management 82,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
RS Investment Management 107,300 sh (-34.85%)
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Q1 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 929,401 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 660,015 sh (+232.01%)
RS Investment Management 199,600 sh (+86.02%)
PRIMECAP Management 82,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 277,497 sh (-29.56%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,500 sh (-47.67%)
Ray Dalio 10,233 sh (-80.26%)
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Q2 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 152,400 sh (New)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 224,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 264,802 sh (-4.57%)
RS Investment Management 165,500 sh (-17.08%)
Jim Simons 243,200 sh (-73.83%)
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Q3 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 57,198 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 378,000 sh (+55.43%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (+50%)
Jeremy Grantham 197,592 sh (+29.65%)
Steven Cohen 280,800 sh (+25.25%)
Pioneer Investments 310,964 sh (+17.43%)
RS Investment Management 166,000 sh (+0.3%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AKAM

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Add 50%0.26%$56.54 - $64.35 $ 62.54%150000
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 New Buy0.03%$56.54 - $64.35 $ 62.54%57198
John Hussman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.47%$51.14 - $62.12 $ 62.513%100000
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$51.14 - $62.12 $ 62.513%0
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out $51.14 - $62.12 $ 62.513%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -80.26%0.02%$46.01 - $62.74 $ 62.514%10233
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$46.01 - $62.74 $ 62.514%0
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.99%$43.76 - $53.39 $ 62.533%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$43.76 - $53.39 $ 62.533%51833
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$43.76 - $53.39 $ 62.533%11185
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 35.70
AKAM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 58.20 vs. AKAM: 35.70 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.85   Max: 758.7
Current: 35.7

6.85
758.7
P/B 3.90
AKAM's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. AKAM: 3.90 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 47.72
Current: 3.9

1.18
47.72
P/S 6.10
AKAM's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. AKAM: 6.10 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 23.35
Current: 6.1

2.58
23.35
PFCF 32.50
AKAM's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. AKAM: 32.50 )
AKAM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.31   Max: 787
Current: 32.5

9.31
787
EV-to-EBIT 23.41
AKAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 34.56 vs. AKAM: 23.41 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -185.3   Max: 1570
Current: 23.41

-185.3
1570
PEG 2.45
AKAM's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKAM: 2.45 )
AKAM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.95
Current: 2.45

0.33
2.95
Shiller P/E 51.20
AKAM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKAM: 51.20 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.69   Max: 3862
Current: 51.2

19.69
3862
Current Ratio 3.82
AKAM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. AKAM: 3.82 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 14.68
Current: 3.82

1.75
14.68
Quick Ratio 3.82
AKAM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AKAM: 3.82 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 14.68
Current: 3.82

1.75
14.68

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.69
AKAM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. AKAM: 6.69 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 107.77
Current: 6.69

2.2
107.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.73
AKAM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. AKAM: 1.73 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 92.79
Current: 1.73

0.81
92.79
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
AKAM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. AKAM: 0.85 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 385.44
Current: 0.85

0.1
385.44
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.28
AKAM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKAM: 2.28 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 10.87
Current: 2.28

0.77
10.87
Price/Graham Number 3.23
AKAM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.59 vs. AKAM: 3.23 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 9.02
Current: 3.23

1.35
9.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
AKAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2056 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. AKAM: 4.30 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 11.1
Current: 4.3

0.1
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.17
AKAM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. AKAM: 18.17 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 63.1
Current: 18.17

-11.2
63.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:AK3.Germany,
Akamai Technologies Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1998. The Company provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications. Its solutions are designed to businesses, government agencies and other enterprises enhance their revenue streams and reduce costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. Its solutions range from delivery of conventional content on websites, to tools that support the delivery and operation of cloud-based applications, to live and on-demand streaming video capabilities all designed to help its customers interact with people accessing the Internet from myriad devices. The Companys Media Delivery Solutions are designed to enable enterprises to execute digital media and software distribution strategies by improving the end-user experience and reducing the cost of Internet-related infrastructure. Its media experience suite is made up of three key elements designed to provide superior quality viewing experiences Media Workflow, Delivery and Storage and Media Analytics. Its Web Application Accelerator service is designed to improve the performance of Web-based applications through a combination of dynamic caching, routing and connection optimization, and compression of content. Its customers include Apple, Autodesk, BMW,ebay, EMC, Panasonic, FedEx, Red Hat, Salesforce.com, Standard Chartered Bank, Turner Sports and Unilever. The Company's sales and service professionals are located in more than 50 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. The Company competes primarily with companies offering products and services that address Internet performance problems, including companies that provide Internet content delivery and hosting services, streaming content delivery services and equipment-based solutions to Internet performance problems, such as load balancers and server switches.
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