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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
AKAM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.13 vs. AKAM: No Debt )
AKAM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.28   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.89
AKAM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AKAM: 0.89 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.73   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.89

-0.73
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
AKAM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
84% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 387.00 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: 18.12
M-Score: -2.83
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.24
AKAM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. AKAM: 26.24 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -89900   Max: 26.84
Current: 26.24

-89900
26.84
Net-margin (%) 18.60
AKAM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. AKAM: 18.60 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -90000   Max: 115.85
Current: 18.6

-90000
115.85
ROE (%) 11.16
AKAM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. AKAM: 11.16 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14132.02   Max: 52.55
Current: 11.16

-14132.02
52.55
ROA (%) 9.92
AKAM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. AKAM: 9.92 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -577.85   Max: 36.79
Current: 9.92

-577.85
36.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 76.25
AKAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.80 vs. AKAM: 76.25 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1825.43   Max: 193.99
Current: 76.25

-1825.43
193.99
Revenue Growth (%) 17.40
AKAM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 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
78% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. AKAM: 15.40 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.8   Max: 775.6
Current: 15.4

-23.8
775.6
EPS Growth (%) 21.40
AKAM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. AKAM: 21.40 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -70.8   Max: 678.5
Current: 21.4

-70.8
678.5
» AKAM's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

AKAM Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 19,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 72,535 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 96,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 22,431 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,600 sh (New)
George Soros 600,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 151,933 sh (+15.16%)
PRIMECAP Management 82,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 500,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen 531 sh (-99.83%)
» More
Q2 2013

AKAM Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 1,128,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 28,858 sh (+5334.65%)
Ray Dalio 91,799 sh (+309.25%)
Pioneer Investments 270,933 sh (+78.32%)
RS Investment Management 164,900 sh (+71.24%)
PRIMECAP Management 82,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
John Hussman 400,000 sh (-20%)
Chuck Royce 8,500 sh (-56.63%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,500 sh (-64.74%)
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Q3 2013

AKAM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

PRIMECAP Management 82,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
RS Investment Management 164,700 sh (-0.12%)
Pioneer Investments 266,848 sh (-1.51%)
John Hussman 350,000 sh (-12.5%)
Chuck Royce 3,500 sh (-58.82%)
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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%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AKAM

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.99%$43.76 - $53.39 $ 54.315%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$43.76 - $53.39 $ 54.315%51833
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$43.76 - $53.39 $ 54.315%11185
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$42.55 - $52.77 $ 54.315%0
George Soros 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.25%$33.55 - $48.03 $ 54.330%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.13%$33.55 - $48.03 $ 54.330%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -20%0.13%$33.55 - $48.03 $ 54.330%400000
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 309.25%0.03%$33.55 - $48.03 $ 54.330%91799
George Soros 2013-03-31 New Buy0.25%$34.4 - $42.16 $ 54.343%600000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.13%$34.4 - $42.16 $ 54.343%72535
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$34.4 - $42.16 $ 54.343%22431
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 33.70
AKAM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. AKAM: 33.70 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.85   Max: 758.7
Current: 33.7

6.85
758.7
P/B 3.70
AKAM's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. AKAM: 3.70 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 47.72
Current: 3.7

1.18
47.72
P/S 6.26
AKAM's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AKAM: 6.26 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 23.35
Current: 6.26

2.58
23.35
PFCF 32.32
AKAM's PFCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. AKAM: 32.32 )
AKAM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.31   Max: 787
Current: 32.32

9.31
787
EV-to-EBIT 21.79
AKAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. AKAM: 21.79 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9   Max: 1570
Current: 21.79

9
1570
PEG 2.31
AKAM's PEG is ranked higher than
55% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AKAM: 2.31 )
AKAM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.96
Current: 2.31

0.33
2.96
Shiller P/E 49.70
AKAM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.33 vs. AKAM: 49.70 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.69   Max: 3862
Current: 49.7

19.69
3862

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 28.14
AKAM's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
69% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. AKAM: 28.14 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 8.68   Max: 137.18
Current: 28.14

8.68
137.18
Price/Net Current Asset Value 17.69
AKAM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. AKAM: 17.69 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 7   Max: 204.31
Current: 17.69

7
204.31
Price/Tangible Book 5.41
AKAM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 1230 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. AKAM: 5.41 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 107.77
Current: 5.41

2.47
107.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.61
AKAM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
60% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AKAM: 1.61 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 17.03
Current: 1.61

1.1
17.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.79
AKAM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AKAM: 0.79 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 344.87
Current: 0.79

0.17
344.87
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.39
AKAM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AKAM: 2.39 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 8.99
Current: 2.39

0.77
8.99
Price/Graham Number 2.82
AKAM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AKAM: 2.82 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 9.02
Current: 2.82

1.39
9.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
AKAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. AKAM: 4.60 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 11.1
Current: 4.6

0.1
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.25
AKAM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. AKAM: 16.25 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.7   Max: 62.1
Current: 16.25

-12.7
62.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:AK3.Germany
Akamai Technologies, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in 1998. It provides services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet. Its solutions are designed to help businesses, government agencies and other enterprises enhance their revenue streams and reduce costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. The Company's solutions are designed to help companies, government agencies and other enterprises improve communications with people they are trying to reach, enhance their revenue streams and reduce costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. It offers application performance services, services and solutions for digital media and software distribution and storage, content and application delivery, online advertising-related services and other specialized Internet-based offerings. 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. Akamai Media Delivery - As the demand for Internet access to music, movies, games, streaming news, sports events and social networking communities grows, there are many challenges to profitably offering media assets online, particularly with respect to user-generated content and HD video. In particular, media companies need cost-effective means to deliver large files to millions of users in different formats compatible with multiple end-user devices and platforms. Akamai Media Delivery addresses these challenges by delivering media content on behalf of its customers. Akamai ADS is designed to enable more effective online advertising by helping advertisers reach their target audiences. Its customers include Adobe, Apple, Audi, Best Buy, Burger King, EMC, Hitachi, L'Oreal, Microsoft, MTV Networks, MySpace, the National Basketball Association, Nintendo, SAP and Victoria's Secret. The Company's sales and service professionals are located in more than 25 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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