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Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for securing, delivering, and computing content, applications, and software over the internet in the United States and internationally. The company offers cloud solutions to keep infrastructure, websites, applications, application programming interfaces, and users safe from various cyberattacks and online threats while enhancing performance. It also provides web and mobile performance solutions to enable dynamic websites and applications; media delivery solutions, including video streaming and video player services, game and software delivery, broadcast operations, authoritative domain name system, resolution, and data and analytics; and cloud computing services, such as compute, storage, networking, database, and container management services to build, deploy, and secure applications and workloads. In addition, the company offers carrier offerings, including cybersecurity protection, parental controls, DNS infrastructure and content delivery solutions; and an array of service and support to assist customers with integrating, configuring, optimizing, and managing its offerings. It sells its solutions through direct sales and service organizations, as well as through various channel partners. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Akamai Technologies Inc
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is +14.49%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is +1.52%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is +8.24%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is +0.38%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is +11.42%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +1.21%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is 4.17.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is 0.13.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at 0.67.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +7.64%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is -1.39%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is +19.12%.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is +0.93%.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +5.66%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is -0.39%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is +13.58%.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is -0.5%.