|Bid||103.80 x 1100|
|Ask||0.00 x 1200|
|Day's Range||104.57 - 107.97|
|52 Week Range||75.18 - 120.00|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.31|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||32.14|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) announces its next round of earnings this Tuesday, October 27. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for this Tuesday's Q3 earnings announcement.Net Income, Earnings, And Earnings Per Share Earnings and especially earnings per share (EPS) are useful measures of a company's profitability. Total earnings, which is also referred to as net income, equals total revenue minus total expenses. EPS equals to net income divided by the number of shares outstanding.Earnings And Revenue Wall Street analysts see Akamai Technologies reporting earnings of $1.23 per share on sales of $775.18 million. Akamai Technologies reported a per-share profit of $1.1 when it published results during the same quarter last year. Sales in that period totaled $709.91 million.What Are Analyst Estimates And Earnings Surprises, And Why Do They Matter? Analysts who cover this company will publish forward-looking estimates of its revenue and EPS each quarter. Averaging together every EPS and revenue prediction that each analyst makes about a company in a quarter yields the "consensus estimates." A company posting earnings or revenue above or below the consensus estimate is known as an "earnings surprise" and may move the stock by a considerable margin.View more earnings on AKAMThe analyst consensus estimate would represent a 11.82% increase in the company's EPS figure. Sales would be up 9.19% from the year-ago period. Here is how the company's EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:Quarter Q2 2020 Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019 EPS Estimate 1.21 1.16 1.13 1 EPS Actual 1.38 1.20 1.23 1.1 Revenue Estimate 767.39 M 749.76 M 749.28 M 701.27 M Revenue Actual 794.72 M 764.30 M 772.12 M 709.91 M Stock Performance Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 22.27%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders can be content going into this earnings release.Do not be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. Akamai Technologies is scheduled to hold the call at 16:30:00 ET and can be accessed here.See more from Benzinga * Click here for options trades from Benzinga * Return On Capital Employed Overview: Akamai Technologies * Return On Capital Employed Overview: Akamai Technologies(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
On CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report," Richard Saperstein said there is no impact on Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) and the online grocers from the potential tech regulations. He likes the stock and he sees the stock as Amazon-proof.Joe Terranova sold Intercontinental Exchange Inc (NYSE: ICE) because he had too much trading revenue exposure from Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE: GS), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) and Nasdaq Inc (NASDAQ: NDAQ). He explained that Intercontinental Exchange was losing momentum by every metric versus Nasdaq.Stephen Weiss believes Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) is going to report a pretty good quarter next week.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) reported a fantastic quarter, said Karen Firestone. She sees it as a long-term buy and she would stay with it.See more from Benzinga * Options Trades For This Crazy Market: Get Benzinga Options to Follow High-Conviction Trade Ideas * 'Halftime Report' Traders Share Their Thoughts On Auto Stocks * Cramer Shares His Thoughts On FireEye, TG Therapeutics And More(C) 2020 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
Akamai's (AKAM) third-quarter 2020 performance is likely to reflect higher demand for its cloud security solutions amid rising instances of security breaches.