Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) and China Customer Relations Centers (NASDAQ:CCRC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Akamai Technologies and China Customer Relations Centers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|China Customer Relations Centers||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Akamai Technologies and China Customer Relations Centers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|China Customer Relations Centers||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Risk & Volatility
Akamai Technologies has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Customer Relations Centers has a beta of -0.23, meaning that its stock price is 123% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Akamai Technologies and China Customer Relations Centers’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Akamai Technologies||$2.71 billion||4.80||$298.37 million||$2.76||28.78|
|China Customer Relations Centers||$141.43 million||1.26||$16.09 million||N/A||N/A|
Akamai Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than China Customer Relations Centers.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
87.6% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of China Customer Relations Centers shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Akamai Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Akamai Technologies beats China Customer Relations Centers on 12 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing content and business applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. It provides cloud security solutions, including Web Application Protector to safeguard Web assets from Web application and distributed denial of service; Kona Site Defender, a cloud security solution; Bot Manager to identify bots and categorize bots based on business or IT impact; Fast DNS, which translates human-readable domain names into numerical IP addresses; Prolexic Routed to protect Web- and IP-based applications; and Client Reputation that assigns risk scores to malicious IP address and enables customers to take action on individual clients. The company also offers enterprise security solutions, including Enterprise Application Access that enables remote access to applications; and Enterprise Threat Protector to enable enterprise security teams to identify, block, and mitigate targeted attacks. In addition, the company provides Web and mobile performance solutions, such as Ion, a suite of intelligent performance optimization tools and controls; Dynamic Site Accelerator to accelerate and secure interactive Websites; Image Manager that automatically optimizes online images; CloudTest to conduct load testing and other analysis of Websites in a pre-production environment; and mPulse that provides real-time Website performance data to provide insight about end-user experiences on a Website. Further, it provides carrier solutions, including Aura Managed CDN, intelligent recursive DNS platforms, and security and personalization services; and media delivery solutions, such as adaptive delivery, download delivery, media services live, and media analytics, as well as NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. The company sells its solutions through direct sales and service organization; and channel partners. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
About China Customer Relations Centers
China Customer Relations Centers, Inc. provides business process outsourcing services for telecommunications companies in the People's Republic of China. It offers voice-based customer care services, including customer relationship management, technical support, sales, customer retention, marketing surveys, and research. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Tai'an, the People's Republic of China.
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