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NASDAQ:FFIVF5 Networks Stock Price, Forecast & News

$136.05
-0.84 (-0.61 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$135.07
Now: $136.05
$136.88
50-Day Range
$134.16
MA: $141.93
$154.84
52-Week Range
$79.78
Now: $136.05
$156.36
Volume641,481 shs
Average Volume894,926 shs
Market Capitalization$8.32 billion
P/E Ratio25.53
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.05
F5 Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells application delivery networking products that optimize the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company's primary application delivery technology is Traffic Management Operating System (TMOS) that enable company's products to intercept, inspect, and act on the contents of traffic from virtually each type of Internet Protocol-enabled application. It offers Local Traffic Manager, which provides intelligent load-balancing, traffic management, and application health checking; BIG-IP DNS that automatically directs users to the closest or best-performing physical, virtual, or cloud environment; Advanced Firewall Manager, a network firewall; and Application Security Manager, an Web application firewall that provides comprehensive, proactive, and application-layer protection against generalized and targeted attacks. The company also provides Access Policy Manager, which provides secure, granular, and context-aware access to networks and applications; Carrier-Grade Network Address Translation, which offers a set of tools that enables service providers to migrate to IPv6 while continuing to support and interoperate with existing IPv4 devices and content; and Policy Enforcement Manager that offers traffic classification capabilities to identify the specific applications and services to service providers, as well as Link Controller. In addition, it offers cloud-based and other subscription services; BIG-IP appliances; VIPRION chassis-based systems; BIG-IP Virtual Edition software platform; and management and orchestration software platform. The company sells its products to enterprise customers and service providers through distributors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific Region. F5 Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFIV
CUSIP31561610
Phone206-272-5555

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.24 billion
Cash Flow$9.11 per share
Book Value$29.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$427.73 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,325
Market Cap$8.32 billion
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$136.05
-0.84 (-0.61 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has F5 Networks' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

F5 Networks' stock was trading at $107.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FFIV shares have increased by 26.2% and is now trading at $136.05.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of F5 Networks?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 Networks in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is F5 Networks' next earnings date?

F5 Networks is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were F5 Networks' earnings last quarter?

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) posted its earnings results on Monday, July, 27th. The network technology company reported $2.18 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.03 by $0.15. The network technology company had revenue of $583.25 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $572 million. F5 Networks had a return on equity of 21.69% and a net margin of 13.95%. F5 Networks's revenue was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.52 earnings per share.
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What guidance has F5 Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

F5 Networks updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, July, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.30-2.42 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $595-615 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $597.47 million.

What price target have analysts set for FFIV?

21 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for F5 Networks' shares. Their forecasts range from $136.00 to $190.00. On average, they anticipate F5 Networks' stock price to reach $161.95 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has F5 Networks been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FFIV stock has been trending somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. F5 Networks earned a daily sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the network technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting F5 Networks?

F5 Networks saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,550,000 shares, an increase of 20.9% from the May 31st total of 2,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 893,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days.
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Who are some of F5 Networks' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of F5 Networks own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other F5 Networks investors own include Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), salesforce.com (CRM), Netflix (NFLX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are F5 Networks' key executives?

F5 Networks' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. François Locoh-Donou, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Francis J. Pelzer V, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Ms. Ana Maria White, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Stephen McMillan, Exec. VP of Global Services (Age 48)
  • Dr. Thomas Dean Fountain Ph.D., Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 42)

What is F5 Networks' stock symbol?

F5 Networks trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FFIV."

Who are F5 Networks' major shareholders?

F5 Networks' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.12%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.09%), FMR LLC (1.52%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.46%), Bank of Montreal Can (1.38%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (1.38%). Company insiders that own F5 Networks stock include Alan Higginson, Ana Maria White, Angus James Bruce Robertson, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, Kara Lynn Sprague, Michael L Dreyer, Mika Yamamoto, Ryan C Kearny, Sandra E Bergeron, Scot Frazier Rogers, Stephen Mcmillan and Thomas Dean Fountain.
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Which major investors are selling F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Vanguard Group Inc., Todd Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, FIL Ltd, and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have sold F5 Networks company stock in the last year include Alan Higginson, Ana Maria White, Angus James Bruce Robertson, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, Mika Yamamoto, Scot Frazier Rogers, and Thomas Dean Fountain.
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Which major investors are buying F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Holocene Advisors LP, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, AJO LP, Unigestion Holding SA, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., FMR LLC, and Sawgrass Asset Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of F5 Networks?

Shares of FFIV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is F5 Networks' stock price today?

One share of FFIV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $136.05.

How big of a company is F5 Networks?

F5 Networks has a market capitalization of $8.32 billion and generates $2.24 billion in revenue each year. The network technology company earns $427.73 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.24 on an earnings per share basis. F5 Networks employs 5,325 workers across the globe.

What is F5 Networks' official website?

The official website for F5 Networks is www.f5.com.

How can I contact F5 Networks?

F5 Networks' mailing address is 801 5TH AVENUE, SEATTLE WA, 98104. The network technology company can be reached via phone at 206-272-5555 or via email at [email protected].com.

This page was last updated on 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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