Akamai Technologies (AKAM) : Howland Capital Management scooped up 3,739 additional shares in Akamai Technologies during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 13, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 253,862 shares of Akamai Technologies which is valued at $13,822,786.Akamai Technologies makes up approximately 1.31% of Howland Capital Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Profit Investment Management reduced its stake in AKAM by selling 2,079 shares or 19.61% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 8,523 shares of AKAM which is valued at $464,077. Akamai Technologies makes up approx 0.47% of Profit Investment Management’s portfolio.Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reduced its stake in AKAM by selling 6,627 shares or 26.89% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 18,020 shares of AKAM which is valued at $996,686. Akamai Technologies makes up approx 0.02% of Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund’s portfolio.Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc Tx reduced its stake in AKAM by selling 839 shares or 1.85% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 44,613 shares of AKAM which is valued at $2,451,484. Akamai Technologies makes up approx 0.05% of Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc Tx’s portfolio.New England Research Management reduced its stake in AKAM by selling 900 shares or 6.04% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 14,005 shares of AKAM which is valued at $784,000. Akamai Technologies makes up approx 0.66% of New England Research Management’s portfolio.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa boosted its stake in AKAM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 65,276 additional shares and now holds a total of 125,445 shares of Akamai Technologies which is valued at $7,022,411. Akamai Technologies makes up approx 0.03% of Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa’s portfolio.
Akamai Technologies closed down -1.18 points or -2.13% at $54.13 with 17,95,787 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $55.3, the shares hit an intraday low of $53.61 and an intraday high of $55.3 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Akamai Technologies reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.63. The company had revenue of $567.73 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $564.26 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.61 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Akamai Technologies. Akamai Technologies was Upgraded by Wells Fargo to ” Outperform” on Aug 12, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by Piper Jaffray on Jul 27, 2016 to “Overweight” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 64 from a previous price target of $69 .Shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Jul 27, 2016 to “Underperform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 42 from a previous price target of $43 .
Akamai Technologies Inc. is a provider of cloud services for delivering optimizing and securing online content and business applications. Its solutions include delivery of conventional content on Websites tools that support the delivery and operation of cloud-based applications as well as security solutions and live and on-demand streaming video capabilities. The Companys solutions include Media Delivery Solutions Performance and Security Solutions and Service and Support Solutions. Media Delivery Solutions are designed to enable enterprises to execute their digital media distribution strategies. Performance and Security Solutions are designed to utilize the Companys core content and application delivery technologies of the Company to make the Internet work better. Service and Support Solutions offer professional services and solutions.