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Akamai Technologies

How to Play Akamai in 2011

 Each year, we take a look back in order to look ahead. We do this by industry, by trend, and ultimately by stock. Here's a closer look at Akamai Technologies(Nasdaq: AKAM), Fool style.

Show Me the Money, Akamai Technologies

 Although business headlines still tout earnings numbers, many investors have moved past net earnings as a measure of a company's economic output. That's because earnings are very often less trustworthy than cash flow, since earnings are more open to manipulation based on dubious judgment calls.

 

Level 3 Can Recast Itself in a New Image

 When your old business methods stop working, you can either fix them or find something new to sell. Communications service provider Level 3 Networks (Nasdaq: LVLT) has tried and largely failed to breathe new life into its stagnant data pipeline operations, but it's having better luck with some new initiatives.

 

Is Akamai Technologies Cheap by the Numbers?

 Numbers can lie -- yet they're the best first step in determining whether a stock is a buy. In this series, we use some carefully chosen metrics to size up a stock's true value based on the following clues:

Should You Sell Akamai Right Now?

 Should you sell Akamai (Nasdaq: AKAM) today?

An Informed Speculation Worth Taking

I'm a believer in growth stocks. As an analyst for our Motley Fool Rule Breakers service, I think you should be a believer, too. But even I have to admit some growth stories are bogus, hence this regular series.

4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Akamai

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Internet content delivery specialist Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

Is Akamai's Growth Sustainable?


I'm a believer in growth stocks. As an analyst for our Motley Fool Rule Breakers service, I think you should be a believer, too. But even I have to admit some growth stories are bogus, hence this regular series. We'll be taking a closer look at many of the market's great growth stocks to see which of them show real, numerically relevant signs of sustainability.

Are Shorts Watching Akamai Technologies?


There's no foolproof way to know the future for Akamai Technologies(Nasdaq: AKAM) or any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result.

What Investors Think About Akamai Technologies


Together, we are all trying to build our fortunes by finding well-run companies at bargain-basement prices. But it takes work to scour earnings reports, scrutinize key data, and assess the competition.