F5 Networks Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:FFIV)

$137.14
-1.06 (-0.77 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$136.59
Now: $137.14
$139.08
50-Day Range
$123.09
MA: $132.55
$147.64
52-Week Range
$121.36
Now: $137.14
$199.71
Volume432,006 shs
Average Volume685,933 shs
Market Capitalization$8.25 billion
P/E Ratio17.14
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.06
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.16 billion
Cash Flow$9.0046 per share
Book Value$21.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$453.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,409
Market Cap$8.25 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is F5 Networks' stock symbol?

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

How will F5 Networks' stock buyback program work?

F5 Networks announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were F5 Networks' earnings last quarter?

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The network technology company reported $1.98 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.04 by $0.06. The network technology company earned $563.39 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $556.15 million. F5 Networks had a net margin of 21.03% and a return on equity of 36.33%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.44 earnings per share. View F5 Networks' Earnings History.

When is F5 Networks' next earnings date?

F5 Networks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for F5 Networks.

How can I listen to F5 Networks' earnings call?

F5 Networks will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, October 23rd at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

F5 Networks issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.53-2.56 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.64. The company issued revenue guidance of $577-587 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $582.69 million.

What price target have analysts set for FFIV?

15 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for F5 Networks' shares. Their predictions range from $110.00 to $196.00. On average, they anticipate F5 Networks' share price to reach $163.0573 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for F5 Networks.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for F5 Networks?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 Networks in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for F5 Networks.

Has F5 Networks been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about FFIV stock has trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. F5 Networks earned a media sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the network technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for F5 Networks.

Are investors shorting F5 Networks?

F5 Networks saw a drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,755,300 shares, a drop of 15.2% from the July 31st total of 3,247,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 721,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Approximately 4.6% of the company's shares are sold short. View F5 Networks' Current Options Chain.

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 Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Gilead Sciences (GILD), CA (CA), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Baidu (BIDU), Intel (INTC), Starbucks (SBUX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Alphabet (GOOG).

Who are F5 Networks' key executives?

F5 Networks' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are F5 Networks' major shareholders?

F5 Networks' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.06%), BlackRock Inc. (8.97%), BlackRock Inc. (8.97%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.99%), AQR Capital Management LLC (3.72%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.60%). Company insiders that own F5 Networks stock include Alan Higginson, Andrew Reinland, Benjamin Gibson, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Edward Julian Eames, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, John D Dilullo, John Mcadam, Jonathan Chadwick, Kara Lynn Sprague, Michael L Dreyer, 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 APG Asset Management N.V., Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AXA and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold F5 Networks company stock in the last year include Alan Higginson, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, Kara Lynn Sprague, Ryan C Kearny, Sandra E Bergeron, Scot Frazier Rogers, Stephen Mcmillan and Thomas Dean Fountain. View Insider Buying and Selling for F5 Networks.

Which institutional investors are buying F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Todd Asset Management LLC, Edgestream Partners L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vanguard Group Inc., UBS Group AG and Natixis. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $137.14.

How big of a company is F5 Networks?

F5 Networks has a market capitalization of $8.25 billion and generates $2.16 billion in revenue each year. The network technology company earns $453.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.00 on an earnings per share basis. F5 Networks employs 4,409 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About F5 Networks.

What is F5 Networks' official website?

The official website for F5 Networks is http://www.f5.com/.

How can I contact F5 Networks?

F5 Networks' mailing address is 401 ELLIOT AVE WEST STE 500, SEATTLE WA, 98119. The network technology company can be reached via phone at 206-272-5555 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for F5 Networks (NASDAQ FFIV)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,165 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,017 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,182
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about F5 Networks and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FFIV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FFIV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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