Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) and China Finance Online Co. Limited (NASDAQ:JRJC) Comparing side by side

Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) and China Finance Online Co. Limited (NASDAQ:JRJC) compete against each other in the Internet Information Providers sector. We will compare them and contrast their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Akamai Technologies Inc. 75 5.00 N/A 2.13 41.36
China Finance Online Co. Limited 1 0.39 N/A -0.77 0.00

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation for Akamai Technologies Inc. and China Finance Online Co. Limited.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of both companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Akamai Technologies Inc. 0.00% 10.8% 6.5%
China Finance Online Co. Limited 0.00% -45.8% -21.1%

Volatility and Risk

Akamai Technologies Inc.’s volatility measures that it’s 38.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500 due to its 0.62 beta. Competitively, China Finance Online Co. Limited’s beta is 2.36 which is 136.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.

Liquidity

Akamai Technologies Inc. has a Current Ratio of 3.2 and a Quick Ratio of 3.2. Competitively, China Finance Online Co. Limited’s Current Ratio is 1.2 and has 1.2 Quick Ratio. Akamai Technologies Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than China Finance Online Co. Limited.

Analyst Ratings

Ratings and Recommendations for Akamai Technologies Inc. and China Finance Online Co. Limited can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Akamai Technologies Inc. 1 3 3 2.43
China Finance Online Co. Limited 0 0 0 0.00

The consensus target price of Akamai Technologies Inc. is $79, with potential downside of -5.96%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 90.8% of Akamai Technologies Inc. shares and 10.1% of China Finance Online Co. Limited shares. Insiders owned roughly 0.6% of Akamai Technologies Inc.’s shares. Comparatively, 11.5% are China Finance Online Co. Limited’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Akamai Technologies Inc. 5.65% 9.64% 8.75% 36.23% 17.05% 44.29%
China Finance Online Co. Limited -0.74% -3.39% -24.1% -23.41% -56.63% -5.54%

For the past year Akamai Technologies Inc. had bullish trend while China Finance Online Co. Limited had bearish trend.

Summary

On 9 of the 9 factors Akamai Technologies Inc. beats China Finance Online Co. Limited.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company offers Web and mobile performance solutions, such as Ion, a situational performance solution that consists of an integrated suite of Web delivery, acceleration, and optimization technologies; Dynamic Site Accelerator that helps in consistent Website performance; IP Application Accelerator to enable enterprises to deliver Internet Protocol-based applications; Global Traffic Management, a fault-tolerant solution; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; and Cloudlets, which provides self-serviceable controls and capabilities. It also provides cloud security solutions, including Kona Site Defender, Bot Manager, Fast Domain Name System, Prolexic Routed, and Client Reputation; enterprise solutions comprising Enterprise Application Access and Akamai Cloud Connect. In addition, the company offers media delivery solutions, such as adaptive delivery solutions, download delivery solutions, media delivery acceleration solutions, media services, media analytics, and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. Further, it provides network operator solutions, including Aura Licensed CDN suite of solutions, Aura Managed CDN solutions, and Intelligent DNS Solutions; and professional services and solutions. It sells its solutions through direct sales and service organization; and through active channel partners. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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