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  • Revenue of $572 million, up 6% year-over-year and also up 6% when adjusted for foreign exchange*
  • GAAP EPS of $0.42 per diluted share, up 14% year-over-year and up 10% when adjusted for foreign exchange*
  • Non-GAAP EPS of $0.64 per diluted share, up 12% year-over-year and up 11% when adjusted for foreign exchange*

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016.

“The second quarter was another solid quarter for Akamai, with strong year-over-year earnings growth and cash flow generation,” said Dr. Tom Leighton, Chief Executive Officer.  “We were particularly pleased with the continued strength of our Cloud Security Solutions, which grew 42% year over year and exited the quarter at a $360 million annualized revenue run rate.”

Akamai delivered the following results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016:

Revenue: Revenue was $572 million, a 6% increase over second quarter 2015 revenue of $541 million and also a 6% increase when adjusted for foreign exchange.*

Revenue by Solution Category:**

  • Performance and Security Solutions revenue was $327 million, up 16% year-over-year and also up 16% when adjusted for foreign exchange*
  • Cloud Security Solutions revenue, a component of Performance and Security, was $87 million, up 42% year-over-year and also up 42% when adjusted for foreign exchange*
  • Media Delivery Solutions revenue was $197 million, down 9% year-over-year and down 10% when adjusted for foreign exchange*
  • Services and Support Solutions revenue was $48 million, up 18% year-over-year and up 17% when adjusted for foreign exchange*

Revenue by Geography:

  • U.S. revenue was $395 million, down 1% year-over-year
  • International revenue was $177 million, up 25% year-over-year and up 24% when adjusted for foreign exchange*

Customer Revenue by Division:*** 

Effective in the second quarter of 2016, the Company is now managing the business in a new division structure. Revenue from customers in the Company's three major divisions is reported below.

  • Media Division revenue was $288 million, down 2% year-over-year and also down 2% when adjusted for foreign exchange*
  • Web Division revenue was $271 million, up 15% year-over-year and also up 15% when adjusted for foreign exchange*
  • Enterprise and Carrier Division revenue was $12 million, up 22% year-over-year and also up 22% when adjusted for foreign exchange*

Income from operations: GAAP income from operations was $110 million, a 4% increase from second quarter 2015. GAAP operating margin for the second quarter was 19%, down a percentage point from the same period last year.

Non-GAAP income from operations* was $157 million, a 4% increase from second quarter 2015. Non-GAAP operating margin* for the second quarter was 27%, down a percentage point from the same period last year.

Net income: GAAP net income was $74 million, a 10% increase from second quarter 2015. Non-GAAP net income* was $112 million, a 10% increase from second quarter 2015.

EPS: GAAP EPS was $0.42 per diluted share, a 14% increase from second quarter 2015 and a 10% increase when adjusted for foreign exchange.* Non-GAAP EPS was $0.64 per diluted share, a 12% increase from second quarter 2015 and an 11% increase when adjusted for foreign exchange.*

Adjusted EBITDA*: Adjusted EBITDA was $231 million, an 8% increase from second quarter 2015. Adjusted EBITDA margin* was 40%, consistent with the second quarter of 2015.

Other second quarter 2016 results included:

  • Cash from operations was $243 million, or 42% of revenue
  • Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of June 30, 2016 was $1.6 billion
  • The Company spent $91 million to repurchase 1.7 million shares of its common stock at an average price of $52.55 per share
  • The Company had approximately 175 million shares of common stock outstanding as of June 30, 2016

* See Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures below for definitions.

** Revenue by solution category – A product-focused reporting view that reflects revenue by solution purchased. 

*** Customer revenue by division – A customer-focused reporting view that reflects revenue from customers that are managed by the division. Historical division revenue can be found on the Investor Relations section of Akamai.com.

Quarterly Conference Call 

Akamai will host a conference call today at 4:30 p.m. ET that can be accessed through 1-844-578-9671 (or 1-508-637-5655 for international calls) and using passcode No. 40398195. A live webcast of the call may be accessed at www.akamai.com in the Investor section. In addition, a replay of the call will be available for one week following the conference by calling 1-855-859-2056 (or 1-404-537-3406 for international calls) and using passcode No. 40398195. The archived webcast of this event may be accessed through the Akamai website.

About Akamai 

As the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company’s advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. To learn how Akamai solutions and its team of Internet experts are helping businesses move faster forward, please visit www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.