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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 1.17
AKAM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. AKAM: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.54 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.17
Equity to Asset 0.75
AKAM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. AKAM: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.07  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.75
-1.07
0.94
Interest Coverage 31.66
AKAM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. AKAM: 31.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.79  Med: 76.93 Max: 9999.99
Current: 31.66
4.79
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 8.41
M-Score: -3.03
WACC vs ROIC
14.26%
12.71%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 24.07
AKAM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. AKAM: 24.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -89900  Med: 22.89 Max: 26.84
Current: 24.07
-89900
26.84
Net-margin (%) 16.64
AKAM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. AKAM: 16.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -90000  Med: 15.87 Max: 115.85
Current: 16.64
-90000
115.85
ROE (%) 11.88
AKAM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. AKAM: 11.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -201.15  Med: 8.82 Max: 131.65
Current: 11.88
-201.15
131.65
ROA (%) 8.80
AKAM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1762 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. AKAM: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -151.64  Med: 7.53 Max: 61.07
Current: 8.8
-151.64
61.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 65.72
AKAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. AKAM: 65.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1755.02  Med: 82.39 Max: 208.66
Current: 65.72
-1755.02
208.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.60
AKAM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. AKAM: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 17.90 Max: 114.9
Current: 20.6
0
114.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.50
AKAM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AKAM: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 12  Med: 24.90 Max: 775.6
Current: 17.5
12
775.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 19.80
AKAM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 972 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AKAM: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.8  Med: 17.80 Max: 678.5
Current: 19.8
-70.8
678.5
» AKAM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 152,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 224,200 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 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

Paul Tudor Jones 5,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 57,198 sh (New)
Jim Simons 378,000 sh (+55.43%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (+50.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 197,592 sh (+29.65%)
Steven Cohen 280,800 sh (+25.25%)
RS Investment Management 166,000 sh (+0.30%)
Pioneer Investments 310,964 sh (unchged)
» More
Q4 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 80,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 15,596 sh (New)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 307,990 sh (-0.96%)
Jeremy Grantham 192,982 sh (-2.33%)
RS Investment Management 162,000 sh (-2.41%)
Jim Simons 257,000 sh (-32.01%)
Ray Dalio 14,896 sh (-73.96%)
» More
Q1 2015

AKAM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Chanos 77,360 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 355,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 15,296 sh (+2.69%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 306,236 sh (-0.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 187,682 sh (-2.75%)
RS Investment Management 125,320 sh (-22.64%)
» More
» Details

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 36.49
AKAM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.40 vs. AKAM: 36.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.85  Med: 35.48 Max: 166.86
Current: 36.49
6.85
166.86
Forward P/E 24.57
AKAM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.69 vs. AKAM: 24.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 38.80
AKAM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.20 vs. AKAM: 38.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.89  Med: 35.37 Max: 170.91
Current: 38.8
6.89
170.91
P/B 4.09
AKAM's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. AKAM: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AKAM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 3.64 Max: 47.72
Current: 4.09
1.18
47.72
P/S 6.07
AKAM's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. AKAM: 6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AKAM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.58  Med: 6.40 Max: 23.35
Current: 6.07
2.58
23.35
PFCF 41.57
AKAM's PFCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. AKAM: 41.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AKAM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.31  Med: 33.25 Max: 156.67
Current: 41.57
9.31
156.67
POCF 18.41
AKAM's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. AKAM: 18.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AKAM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.08  Med: 17.85 Max: 75.2
Current: 18.41
6.08
75.2
EV-to-EBIT 24.28
AKAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. AKAM: 24.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AKAM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9  Med: 25.10 Max: 118.1
Current: 24.28
9
118.1
PEG 2.41
AKAM's PEG is ranked lower than
59% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. AKAM: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AKAM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.84 Max: 2.95
Current: 2.41
0.33
2.95
Shiller P/E 51.98
AKAM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 31.14 vs. AKAM: 51.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.69  Med: 44.38 Max: 3862
Current: 51.98
19.69
3862
Current Ratio 4.61
AKAM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. AKAM: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.75  Med: 4.23 Max: 14.68
Current: 4.61
1.75
14.68
Quick Ratio 4.61
AKAM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. AKAM: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.75  Med: 4.23 Max: 14.68
Current: 4.61
1.75
14.68
Days Sales Outstanding 42.16
AKAM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.02 vs. AKAM: 42.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 37.12  Med: 57.63 Max: 145.41
Current: 42.16
37.12
145.41

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 55.46
AKAM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. AKAM: 55.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.79  Med: 15.82 Max: 119.14
Current: 55.46
4.79
119.14
Price/Tangible Book 7.32
AKAM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. AKAM: 7.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 5.83 Max: 107.77
Current: 7.32
2.2
107.77
Price/Projected FCF 2.05
AKAM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. AKAM: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.65 Max: 92.79
Current: 2.05
0.81
92.79
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.00
AKAM's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. AKAM: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
AKAM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. AKAM: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.00 Max: 425.49
Current: 1.02
0.11
425.49
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.32
AKAM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. AKAM: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.08 Max: 10.87
Current: 2.32
0.77
10.87
Price/Graham Number 3.54
AKAM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. AKAM: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.35  Med: 2.70 Max: 9.02
Current: 3.54
1.35
9.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.15
AKAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. AKAM: 4.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.00 Max: 11.1
Current: 4.15
0.8
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.93
AKAM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 668 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. AKAM: 18.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AKAM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -9.4  Med: 17.60 Max: 63.1
Current: 18.93
-9.4
63.1

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 on August 20, 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 Company's 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 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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