Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) went down by -0.70% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $103.34 and move down -15.66%, while AKAM stocks collected -7.98% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 03/19/20 that Thinking about trading options or stock in Akamai Technologies, Citrix Systems, Eli Lilly, Veeva Systems, or Walmart?
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) Worth an Investment?
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 30.76 times of increase in earnings at the present.
AKAM Market Performance
AKAM stocks went down by -7.98% for the week, with the monthly drop of -4.67% and a quarterly performance of 4.00%, while its annual performance rate touched 27.97%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.24% for AKAM stocks with the simple moving average of 1.40% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AKAM stocks, with Robert W. Baird repeating the rating for AKAM shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for AKAM socks in the upcoming period according to Robert W. Baird is $105 based on the research report published on March 12, 2020.
Needham, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AKAM stock at the price of $112, previously predicting the value of $102. The rating they have provided for AKAM stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on February 12, 2020.
Guggenheim gave “ Buy” rating to AKAM stocks, setting the target price at $98 in the report published on January 7, 2020.
AKAM Stocks -4.08% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AKAM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Akamai Technologies, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -13.54% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 7.12%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 8.11%, while the shares sank at the distance of -3.45% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -5.63% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, AKAM went down by -7.98%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +12.32% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $88.10. In addition, Akamai Technologies, Inc. saw 3.44% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
AKAM Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM), starting from Karon Adam, who sold 15,000 shares at the price of $95.00 back on Mar 18. After this action, Rushing now owns 13,260 shares of Akamai Technologies, Inc., valued at $1,425,000 with the latest closing price.
SALERNO FREDERIC V, the Director of Akamai Technologies, Inc., sold 10,922 shares at the value of $100.11 during a trade that took place back on Feb 21, which means that SALERNO FREDERIC V is holding 0 shares at the value of $1,093,401 based on the most recent closing price.
AKAM Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +19.63 for the present operating margin and +61.82 for gross margin. The net margin for Akamai Technologies, Inc. stands at +16.52. Total capital return value is set at 10.25, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.32. Equity return holds the value 13.80%, with 8.00% for asset returns.
Based on Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM), the company’s capital structure generated 73.03 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 42.21. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 38.13 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 11.71 and long-term debt to capital is 69.22.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 5.23 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.17. The receivables turnover for Akamai Technologies, Inc. is 5.61 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.46. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.15.