Akamai is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device. The Company helps enterprises accelerate innovation in the hyperconnected world by removing the complexities of technology so the client can focus on driving your business faster forward. Akamai enables enterprises to capitalize on market opportunities presented by trends like mobile and cloud while overcoming the challenges presented by security threats and the need to reach users globally.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Cambridge, US
Founded
1998
Size (employees)
6,490 (est)
Website
akamai.com
Akamai was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, US

Key People at Akamai

Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton

Chief Executive Officer
Rick McConnell

Rick McConnell

President, Products & Development
Jim Benson

Jim Benson

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
James Gemmell

James Gemmell

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Melanie Haratunian

Melanie Haratunian

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Akamai Office Locations

Akamai has offices in Cambridge, Bellevue, Chicago, Dallas and in 12 other locations
Cambridge, US (HQ)
150 Broadway
Manchester, US
2015 Waumbec Mill 250 Commercial St
Atlanta, US
300 3715 Northside Pkwy NW
Paris, FR
119 121 Av. des Champs Elysées
Frankfurt, DE
Westhafenplatz 1
Addlestone, GB
Aviator Park, Building X1A Station Road
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Akamai Data and Metrics

Akamai Financial Metrics

Akamai's revenue was reported to be $609.2 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

609.2 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

403.5 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

66%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

80.9 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

115.2 m

Market capitalization (18-Aug-2017)

7.9 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

522.3 m
Akamai's current market capitalization is $7.9 b.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.2 b1.4 b1.6 b2 b2.2 b2.3 b

Revenue growth, %

13%19%15%24%12%6%

Cost of goods sold

511.1 m610.9 m725.6 m809 m

Gross profit

1.1 b1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %

68%69%67%65%

Sales and marketing expense

427 m

R&D expense

167.6 m

General and administrative expense

439.9 m

Operating expense total

652.9 m863.4 m1 b1.9 b

EBIT

414 m489.5 m466.2 m459.6 m

EBIT margin, %

26%25%21%20%

Interest expense

15.5 m18.5 m18.6 m

Interest income

7.7 m11.2 m14.7 m

Pre tax profit

419.6 m479.8 m456.6 m459.4 m

Income tax expense

106.3 m117.6 m126.1 m145.8 m135.2 m143.3 m

Net Income

293.5 m333.9 m321.4 m316.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

476 m498 m540.7 m551 m567.7 m572.1 m584.1 m609.2 m

Cost of goods sold

149.3 m158.8 m179.9 m183.2 m194.7 m206.3 m204.5 m205.7 m

Gross profit

326.7 m339.2 m360.8 m367.8 m373 m365.8 m379.6 m403.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

69%68%67%67%66%64%65%66%

Sales and marketing expense

91.5 m96.2 m111.5 m107.4 m102.2 m103.2 m102.6 m113.6 m

R&D expense

32.1 m32.6 m36.7 m38.4 m40.8 m37.7 m42.3 m52.2 m

General and administrative expense

81.9 m81.9 m99.2 m99.5 m102.3 m107.5 m113.3 m115 m

Operating expense total

205.4 m210.7 m247.3 m245.4 m245.3 m248.5 m258.3 m280.7 m

EBIT

112.4 m120.2 m106.3 m115.7 m114.1 m110.2 m111.8 m115.2 m

EBIT margin, %

24%24%20%21%20%19%19%19%

Interest expense

(4.5 m)(4.5 m)(4.7 m)(4.6 m)(4.7 m)(4.6 m)(4.7 m)(4.6 m)

Interest income

1.7 m2 m2.5 m2.7 m3.3 m3.4 m3.8 m4.6 m

Pre tax profit

108.7 m117.6 m102.5 m114 m112.6 m109.3 m111.7 m114.6 m

Income tax expense

35.8 m26.4 m35.3 m25.9 m37.7 m35.7 m35.7 m33.6 m

Net Income

145.7 m236.8 m77.7 m144.9 m233 m74.9 m148.5 m224.5 m80.9 m
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

181.3 m231.9 m559.2 m202 m333.9 m238.7 m289.5 m324.2 m

Inventories

62.1 m129 m123.2 m104.3 m

Current Assets

1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b

PP&E

450.3 m601.6 m753.2 m801 m

Goodwill

757.4 m1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b

Total Assets

3 b4 b4.2 b4.4 b

Accounts Payable

73.7 m77.4 m62 m76.1 m

Current Liabilities

263.2 m334 m332.4 m374.6 m

Total Liabilities

1.1 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

4.6 b4.6 b4.4 b4.2 b

Retained Earnings

(1.9 b)(1.6 b)(1.3 b)(960.7 m)

Total Equity

3.1 b3.2 b

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.4 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

254.2 m214.3 m332.6 m257.4 m256.5 m312.9 m326.6 m381.8 m522.3 m

Current Assets

1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b

PP&E

536.6 m559.2 m666.1 m704.6 m734.5 m770.2 m786.8 m797.9 m824.7 m

Goodwill

1 b1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b

Total Assets

3.8 b3.9 b4 b4.1 b4.2 b4.2 b4.3 b4.4 b4.4 b

Accounts Payable

70.5 m74.8 m67.6 m85.3 m60.9 m63.8 m68.2 m74.3 m90.2 m

Current Liabilities

283.3 m301.6 m269.3 m348.2 m332 m333.2 m376.5 m431.5 m381.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

4.7 b4.8 b4.6 b4.6 b4.7 b4.5 b4.5 b4.5 b4.3 b

Retained Earnings

(1.8 b)(1.7 b)(1.5 b)(1.5 b)(1.4 b)(1.2 b)(1.1 b)(1.1 b)(879.8 m)

Total Equity

3 b3.1 b3.1 b3.2 b3.2 b3.3 b

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.4 x1.3 x1.4 x1.4 x1.4 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

293.5 m333.9 m321.4 m316.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

184.4 m247.4 m299.6 m334.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(67 m)(58 m)(56 m)3.4 m

Inventories

(3.8 m)(61 m)7.1 m23.9 m

Accounts Payable

40.5 m94.7 m51.6 m18.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

563.9 m658.1 m764.2 m866.3 m

Purchases of PP&E

(188 m)(207.2 m)(311.7 m)(180.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(313.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(115.2 m)436 m(267.7 m)(354.3 m)

Income Taxes Paid

63.5 m166.2 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

145.7 m236.8 m77.7 m144.9 m233 m74.9 m148.5 m224.5 m80.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

112.2 m179.6 m70.5 m144.4 m219.2 m80.7 m165.8 m250.3 m86.5 m

Accounts Receivable

(41.3 m)(50.2 m)(32.6 m)(14.3 m)(40.7 m)15.9 m17.8 m22.5 m(30.1 m)

Accounts Payable

21.5 m36.9 m(52.7 m)31.7 m26.1 m(32.4 m)12.3 m54.9 m(23.9 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

289.2 m462.5 m99.7 m363.8 m546.4 m190.2 m433.1 m684.5 m142.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(98 m)(142.5 m)(91.9 m)(159.5 m)(262.4 m)(41.8 m)(86.8 m)(134.9 m)(45.2 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(864.5 m)(1 b)57.1 m(234.2 m)(348.7 m)(55.4 m)(194.2 m)(304.7 m)139.4 m

Cash From Financing Activities

493.5 m465.6 m(56.2 m)(107.4 m)(172.5 m)(115.7 m)(202.4 m)(288 m)(88.9 m)

Income Taxes Paid

60.4 m117.7 m24.1 m28 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

93.9 k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x

Akamai Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Countries

909090100110115120120125125131130

Servers Deployed

145 k150 k160 k170 k175 k190 k200 k200 k216 k219 k222 k200 k200 k

Networks Connected

1.2 k1.2 k1.2 k1.3 k1.3 k1.4 k1.4 k1.4 k1.5 k1.5 k1.6 k1.6 k

Patents (US)

230230265

Channel Partners

100100250

Devices

100 m

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