NASDAQ:FFIV - F5 Networks Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$158.64 +2.22 (+1.42 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$156.42
Today's Range$156.70 - $159.34
52-Week Range$133.14 - $199.71
Volume1.31 million shs
Average Volume657,115 shs
Market Capitalization$9.62 billion
P/E Ratio19.83
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.89
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
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFIV
CUSIP31561610
Phone206-272-5555

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.16 billion
Cash Flow$9.1277 per share
Book Value$21.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$453.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,409
Market Cap$9.62 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, October 26th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were F5 Networks' earnings last quarter?

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The network technology company reported $2.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.63 by $0.27. The network technology company had revenue of $562.71 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $560.72 million. F5 Networks had a net margin of 20.99% and a return on equity of 40.04%. 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, January 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, January 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 updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.51-2.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.47. The company issued revenue guidance of $542-552 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $546.17 million.F5 Networks also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $2.51-2.54 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FFIV?

19 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for F5 Networks' stock. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $218.00. On average, they anticipate F5 Networks' stock price to reach $172.8153 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for F5 Networks.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for F5 Networks?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 Networks in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 6 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?

News headlines about FFIV stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. F5 Networks earned a daily sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the network technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of F5 Networks' key competitors?

Who are F5 Networks' key executives?

F5 Networks' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. François Locoh-Donou, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Scot Frazier Rogers, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Francis J. Pelzer V, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Ms. Renuka Nadkarni, VP of Bus. Operations & Chief of Staff to the CEO
  • Mr. Ryan Kearny, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 49)

Who are F5 Networks' major shareholders?

F5 Networks' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BTIM Corp. (0.20%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.05%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.04%) and Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%). Company insiders that own F5 Networks stock include Alan Higginson, Andrew Reinland, Benjamin Gibson, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Edward Julian Eames, Francois Locoh-Donou, John D Dilullo, John Mcadam, Jonathan Chadwick, Michael L Dreyer, Ryan C Kearny, Sandra E Bergeron and Scot Frazier Rogers. 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, XR Securities LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A, Davis R M Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Columbus Macro LLC. Company insiders that have sold F5 Networks company stock in the last year include Alan Higginson, Andrew Reinland, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Francois Locoh-Donou, John D Dilullo, John Mcadam, Jonathan Chadwick, Michael L Dreyer, Ryan C Kearny, Sandra E Bergeron and Scot Frazier Rogers. 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 BTIM Corp., KAMES CAPITAL plc, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Fox Run Management L.L.C., State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Contravisory Investment Management Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is F5 Networks' stock price today?

One share of FFIV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $158.64.

How big of a company is F5 Networks?

F5 Networks has a market capitalization of $9.62 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.

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:  1,135 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  958 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,093
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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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