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F5 Networks Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.63 (-0.47 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $132.94
50-Day Range
MA: $125.28
52-Week Range
Now: $132.94
Volume1.11 million shs
Average Volume854,162 shs
Market Capitalization$8.13 billion
P/E Ratio24.94
Dividend YieldN/A
F5 Networks, Inc. provides multi-cloud application services for the availability, security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company's primary application delivery technology is Traffic Management Operating System that enable company's products to intercept, inspect, and act on the contents of traffic. It offers Local Traffic Manager; DNS solution for application security services; BIG-IP management and orchestration software; BIG-IP Virtual Edition and BIG-IP Cloud Edition software; Advanced Firewall Manager, a firewall software; and Application Security Manager and Access Policy Manager software products. The company also provides cloud-based managed services. In addition, it offers a range of professional services, including consulting, training, installation, maintenance, and other technical support services. The company sells its products to large enterprise businesses, public sector institutions, governments, and service providers through distributors, value-added resellers, managed service providers, and systems integrators in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific region. F5 Networks, Inc. has partnerships with public cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Alibaba Cloud. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.43 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer & office equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFIV



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.24 billion
Cash Flow$9.46 per share
Book Value$29.30 per share


Net Income$427.73 million


Market Cap$8.13 billion
Next Earnings Date1/25/2021 (Estimated)
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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. Since then, FFIV stock has increased by 23.3% and is now trading at $132.94.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of F5 Networks?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 Networks in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 12 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 Monday, January 25th 2021.
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How were F5 Networks' earnings last quarter?

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) issued its quarterly earnings results on Saturday, October, 31st. The network technology company reported $2.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.37 by $0.06. The network technology company had revenue of $614.82 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $607.12 million. F5 Networks had a return on equity of 21.69% and a net margin of 13.95%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $2.59 EPS.
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What guidance has F5 Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

F5 Networks updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Monday, October, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.26-2.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $595-615 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $592.11 million.

What price target have analysts set for FFIV?

19 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for F5 Networks' shares. Their forecasts range from $136.00 to $190.00. On average, they expect F5 Networks' share price to reach $162.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% from the stock's current price.
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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), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Cisco Systems (CSCO) 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 49, Pay $1.94M)
  • Mr. Francis J. Pelzer V, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $944.24k)
  • Dr. Geng Lin, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 55, Pay $597.7k)
  • Mr. Scot Frazier Rogers, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 53, Pay $842.1k)
  • Ms. Mika Yamamoto, Exec. VP, Chief Marketing & Customer Experience Officer (Age 47, Pay $758.76k)
  • Ms. Mary Gardner, Chief Information Security Officer
  • Ms. Suzanne DuLong, VP, Investor Relations
  • Mr. Chad Michael Whalen, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales (Age 49)
  • Ms. Ana Maria White, Exec. VP & Chief People Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Mark Kramer, Sr. VP of Customer Support

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LSV Asset Management (1.22%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.35%), PGGM Investments (0.26%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.24%), BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.20%) and Railway Pension Investments Ltd (0.17%). 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, Geng Lin, Kara Lynn Sprague, 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 Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Grandview Asset Management LLC, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, and First Quadrant L P CA. Company insiders that have sold F5 Networks company stock in the last year include Ana Maria White, Angus James Bruce Robertson, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, Geng Lin, Mika Yamamoto, Scot Frazier Rogers, and Thomas Dean Fountain.
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Which major investors are buying F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, PGGM Investments, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Railway Pension Investments Ltd, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Alberta Investment Management Corp, and New England Research & Management Inc..
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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 $132.94.

How big of a company is F5 Networks?

F5 Networks has a market capitalization of $8.13 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 5,786 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 10/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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