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S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
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China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
Shift in war's front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit
NASDAQ:FFIV

F5 - FFIV Stock Forecast, Price & News

$172.38
+0.13 (+0.08%)
(As of 08/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$170.10
$173.19
50-Day Range
$144.85
$172.38
52-Week Range
$142.43
$249.00
Volume
425,640 shs
Average Volume
764,134 shs
Market Capitalization
$10.42 billion
P/E Ratio
30.78
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$211.38

F5 MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.43 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
22.6% Upside
$211.38 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.61% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.96
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.04mentions of F5 in the last 14 days
Based on 19 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.11 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
17.41%
From $6.72 to $7.89 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.74 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

108th out of 832 stocks

Computer & Office Equipment Industry

4th out of 16 stocks

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About F5 (NASDAQ:FFIV) Stock

F5, Inc. provides multi-cloud application security and delivery solutions for the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company's multi-cloud application security and delivery solutions enable its customers to develop, deploy, operate, secure, and govern applications in any architecture, from on-premises to the public cloud. It offers application security and delivery products, including BIG-IP appliances and VIPRION chassis and related software modules and software-only Virtual Editions; Local Traffic Manager and DNS Services; Advanced Firewall Manager and Policy Enforcement Manager that leverage the unique performance characteristics of its hardware and software architecture; Application Security Manager and Access Policy Manager; NGINX Plus and NGINX Controller; Shape Defense and Enterprise Defense; Secure Web Gateway, and Silverline DDoS and Application security offerings; and online fraud and abuse prevention solutions. The company also provides a range of professional services, including consulting, training, installation, maintenance, and other technical support services. F5, Inc. 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, and the Asia Pacific region. It has partnerships with public cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. The company was formerly known as F5 Networks, Inc. and changed its name to F5, Inc. in November 2021. F5, Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research analysts recently commented on FFIV shares. Evercore ISI dropped their target price on shares of F5 from $255.00 to $220.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Bank of America cut F5 from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $215.00 to $170.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 20th. Royal Bank of Canada dropped their price target on F5 from $210.00 to $200.00 and set a "sector perform" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. StockNews.com cut F5 from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, May 6th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on shares of F5 from $167.00 to $171.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $211.38.

F5 Price Performance

Shares of FFIV traded up $0.13 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $172.38. The company had a trading volume of 425,640 shares, compared to its average volume of 764,134. The company has a market capitalization of $10.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.78, a P/E/G ratio of 5.47 and a beta of 1.15. F5 has a twelve month low of $142.43 and a twelve month high of $249.00. The company's 50-day moving average is $157.64 and its 200-day moving average is $181.80.

F5 (NASDAQ:FFIV - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 25th. The network technology company reported $2.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.23 by $0.34. F5 had a return on equity of 19.06% and a net margin of 12.83%. The firm had revenue of $674.49 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $667.81 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.98 earnings per share. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities analysts expect that F5 will post 6.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Activity at F5

In other F5 news, EVP Chad Michael Whalen sold 254 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $168.68, for a total transaction of $42,844.72. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 8,677 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,463,636.36. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. In other F5 news, CFO Francis J. Pelzer sold 500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $170.00, for a total transaction of $85,000.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 18,312 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,113,040. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Chad Michael Whalen sold 254 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $168.68, for a total transaction of $42,844.72. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 8,677 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,463,636.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 6,705 shares of company stock valued at $1,112,127 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 0.46% of the company's stock.

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FFIV Stock News Headlines

F5, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) CFO Sells $170,000.00 in Stock
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F5 (NASDAQ:FFIV) PT Raised to $171.00
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FFIV Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/25/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Computer & office equipment
Sub-Industry
Communications Equipment
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:FFIV
CUSIP
31561610
Employees
6,461
Year Founded
1996

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$211.38
High Stock Price Forecast
$307.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$170.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+22.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.43
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$331.24 million
Pretax Margin
15.28%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.60 billion
Cash Flow
$9.85 per share
Book Value
$38.41 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
60,194,000
Market Cap
$10.42 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.15

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FFIV Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell F5 stock right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" F5 stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FFIV, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is F5's stock price forecast for 2022?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for F5's shares. Their FFIV stock forecasts range from $170.00 to $307.00. On average, they expect F5's stock price to reach $211.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has F5's stock price performed in 2022?

F5's stock was trading at $244.71 at the start of the year. Since then, FFIV stock has decreased by 29.6% and is now trading at $172.38.
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When is F5's next earnings date?

F5 is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 25th 2022.
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How were F5's earnings last quarter?

F5, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) announced its earnings results on Monday, July, 25th. The network technology company reported $2.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.23 by $0.34. The network technology company had revenue of $674.49 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $667.81 million. F5 had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.06% and a net margin of 12.83%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.98 earnings per share.
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What guidance has F5 issued on next quarter's earnings?

F5 issued an update on its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.45-$2.57 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $680.00 million-$700.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $689.44 million.

What is Francois Locoh-Donou's approval rating as F5's CEO?

215 employees have rated F5 CEO Francois Locoh-Donou on Glassdoor.com. Francois Locoh-Donou has an approval rating of 89% among F5's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of F5 own?

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

What is F5's stock symbol?

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

Who are F5's major shareholders?

F5's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Truist Financial Corp (0.56%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.53%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.35%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.33%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.32%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.22%). Company insiders that own F5 stock include Alan Higginson, Ana Maria White, Angus James Bruce Robertson, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Francis J Pelzer, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, Geng Lin, Marie Myers, Michael L Dreyer, Mika Yamamoto, Scot B Jarvis, Scot Frazier Rogers and Thomas Dean Fountain.
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How do I buy shares of F5?

Shares of FFIV stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is F5's stock price today?

One share of FFIV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $172.38.

How much money does F5 make?

F5 (NASDAQ:FFIV) has a market capitalization of $10.42 billion and generates $2.60 billion in revenue each year. The network technology company earns $331.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.60 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does F5 have?

F5 employs 6,461 workers across the globe.

Does F5 have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of F5: Acopia Networks, Crescendo Networks, Defense.Net Inc, F5 Government Solutions LLC, F5 Networks Ltd., F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd, LineRate Systems Inc, MagniFire Websystems Inc, Nginx Inc., Shape Security Inc, Shape Security Inc., Swan Labs, Threat Stack, Traffix Communication Systems Ltd, Traffix Communication Systems Ltd., Versafe Ltd, Versafe Ltd., and Volterra Inc.
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When was F5 founded?

F5 was founded in 1996.

How can I contact F5?

F5's mailing address is 801 5TH AVENUE, SEATTLE WA, 98104. The official website for F5 is www.f5.com. The network technology company can be reached via phone at (206) 272-5555, via email at s.dulong@f5.com, or via fax at 206-272-5556.

This page (NASDAQ:FFIV) was last updated on 8/7/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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