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UPDATE: Pacific Crest Upgrades Akamai to Outperform, Sets New $65 Price Target

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In a report issued Wednesday, Pacific Crest Securities upgraded its rating on Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) from Sector Perform to Outperform and set a $65 price target.

Analyst Chad Bartley of Pacific Crest believes media traffic growth will drive upside during the second quarter. This, paired with a “more bullish outlook for the CDN segment,” has Bartley anticipating a positive future for Akamai Technologies.

A few hours into Wednesday's trading session, shares of Akamai are up 2.5 percent to $54.66. Bartley's new price target

Latest Ratings for AKAM

DateFirmActionFromTo
Aug 2016Wells FargoUpgradesMarket PerformOutperform
Jul 2016Goldman SachsMaintainsSell
Jul 2016Pacific CrestDowngradesOverweightSector Weight

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