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Autodesk Is A Mature Company Still Acting Like A Growth Stock
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Leaks on Russian gas pipelines raise concerns about sabotage
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Vote in Ukraine's Russia-held areas stokes tension with West
NASDAQ:FFIV

F5 - FFIV Stock Forecast, Price & News

$146.17
+2.26 (+1.57%)
(As of 09/27/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$144.40
$147.26
50-Day Range
$143.91
$173.70
52-Week Range
$141.91
$249.00
Volume
619,525 shs
Average Volume
445,559 shs
Market Capitalization
$8.71 billion
P/E Ratio
26.10
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$211.38

F5 MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.43 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
44.6% Upside
$211.38 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.12% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.96
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.64mentions of F5 in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$988,147 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
16.49%
From $6.79 to $7.91 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

3.17 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

83rd out of 636 stocks

Computer & Office Equipment Industry

5th out of 13 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.

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FFIV Stock News Headlines

How the Pandemic Forced F5 to Flex its Software Side
Multi-cloud application network and cybersecurity solutions provider F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) stock has fallen (-35%) for the year.
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FFIV Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/25/2022
Today
9/28/2022
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
+44.6%
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
$10.00 per share
Book Value
$39.13 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
59,377,000
Market Cap
$8.71 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.16

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Francois Locoh-DonouMr. Francois Locoh-Donou (Age 51)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.06M
  • Mr. Francis J. Pelzer VMr. Francis J. Pelzer V (Age 52)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $992.95k
  • Mr. Chad Michael Whalen Esq.Mr. Chad Michael Whalen Esq. (Age 50)
    Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales
    Comp: $923.59k
  • Dr. Thomas Dean Fountain Ph.D.Dr. Thomas Dean Fountain Ph.D. (Age 45)
    Exec. VP of Global Services & Chief Strategy Officer
    Comp: $1.12M
  • Ms. Haiyan Song (Age 56)
    Exec. VP and GM of Security & Distributed Cloud
    Comp: $1.07M
  • Dr. Geng LinDr. Geng Lin (Age 57)
    Exec. VP & CTO
  • Ms. Mary Gardner
    Chief Information Security Officer
  • Ms. Suzanne DuLong
    VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Scot Frazier RogersMr. Scot Frazier Rogers (Age 55)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Rob Gruening
    Director of Corp. Communications













FFIV Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell F5 stock right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" FFIV shares. 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 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for F5's stock. Their FFIV share price forecasts range from $170.00 to $307.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $211.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 44.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have FFIV shares performed in 2022?

F5's stock was trading at $244.71 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, FFIV shares have decreased by 40.3% and is now trading at $146.17.
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When is F5's next earnings date?

The company 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 25th. The network technology company reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.36. The network technology company earned $674.49 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 was up 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.98 earnings per share.
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What guidance has F5 issued on next quarter's earnings?

F5 updated 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 earnings per share 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?

433 employees have rated F5 Chief Executive Officer Francois Locoh-Donou on Glassdoor.com. Francois Locoh-Donou has an approval rating of 89% among the company's employees. 85.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at F5 to a friend.

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.67%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.65%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.12%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (1.42%), Legal & General Group Plc (1.21%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.14%). Insiders that own company 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 $146.17.

How much money does F5 make?

F5 (NASDAQ:FFIV) has a market capitalization of $8.71 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?

The company 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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How can I contact F5?

F5's mailing address is 801 5TH AVENUE, SEATTLE WA, 98104. The official website for the company 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 9/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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