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NASDAQ:FFIVF5 Networks Stock Price, Forecast & News

$144.81
+10.65 (+7.94 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$137.79
Now: $144.81
$145.00
50-Day Range
$134.16
MA: $139.92
$146.54
52-Week Range
$79.78
Now: $144.81
$153.99
Volume1.73 million shs
Average Volume765,689 shs
Market Capitalization$8.80 billion
P/E Ratio25.77
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.09
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.24 billion
Cash Flow$10.16 per share
Book Value$29.30 per share

Profitability

Net Income$427.73 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,325
Market Cap$8.80 billion
Next Earnings Date7/27/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Frequently Asked Questions

How has F5 Networks' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

F5 Networks' stock was trading at $107.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FFIV shares have increased by 34.3% and is now trading at $144.81. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of F5 Networks?

18 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 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for F5 Networks.

When is F5 Networks' next earnings date?

F5 Networks is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 27th 2020. View our earnings forecast for F5 Networks.

How can I listen to F5 Networks' earnings call?

F5 Networks will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, July 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were F5 Networks' earnings last quarter?

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 27th. The network technology company reported $2.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.24. The network technology company had revenue of $583.45 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $564.04 million. F5 Networks had a return on equity of 24.67% and a net margin of 14.77%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.57 EPS. View F5 Networks' earnings history.

What guidance has F5 Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

F5 Networks issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday, April, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.91-2.13 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.87. The company issued revenue guidance of $555-585 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $551.16 million.

What price target have analysts set for FFIV?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for F5 Networks' stock. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $175.00. On average, they expect F5 Networks' stock price to reach $155.76 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for F5 Networks.

Has F5 Networks been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FFIV stock has trended negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. F5 Networks earned a news impact score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the network technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news about F5 Networks.

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 Gilead Sciences (GILD), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), salesforce.com (CRM), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Starbucks (SBUX) and Baidu (BIDU).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.11%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.02%), Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%), Contravisory Investment Management Inc. (0.00%) and Clarius Group LLC (0.00%). 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, Jonathan Chadwick, Kara Lynn Sprague, Michael L Dreyer, Mika Yamamoto, Ryan C Kearny, Sandra E Bergeron, Scot Frazier Rogers, Stephen Mcmillan and Thomas Dean Fountain. View institutional ownership trends for F5 Networks.

Which institutional investors are selling F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Addenda Capital Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and Ellevest Inc.. 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, Stephen Mcmillan, and Thomas Dean Fountain. View insider buying and selling activity for F5 Networks.

Which institutional investors are buying F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., Clarius Group LLC, and Global Trust Asset Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for F5 Networks.

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 $144.81.

How big of a company is F5 Networks?

F5 Networks has a market capitalization of $8.81 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]

This page was last updated on 7/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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