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F5 Networks Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-0.03 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $189.98
50-Day Range
MA: $198.88
52-Week Range
Now: $189.98
Volume752,100 shs
Average Volume847,705 shs
Market Capitalization$11.71 billion
P/E Ratio37.84
Dividend YieldN/A
F5 Networks, Inc. provides multi-cloud application services for the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company's multi-cloud application services enable its customers to develop, deploy, operate, secure, and govern applications in any architecture, from on-premises to the public cloud. It offers application delivery controller (ADC) 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 Networks, 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. F5 Networks, Inc. has partnerships with public cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. The company 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FFIV
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.35 billion
Cash Flow$8.17 per share
Book Value$36.49 per share


Net Income$307.44 million


Market Cap$11.71 billion
Next Earnings Date4/26/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.70 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

202nd out of 1,528 stocks

Computer & Office Equipment Industry

7th out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.06 (-0.03 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Frequently Asked Questions

Is F5 Networks a buy right now?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 Networks in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 13 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" F5 Networks stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than F5 Networks?

Wall Street analysts have given F5 Networks a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but F5 Networks wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is F5 Networks' next earnings date?

F5 Networks is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 26th 2021.
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How were F5 Networks' earnings last quarter?

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January, 25th. The network technology company reported $2.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.45 by $0.14. The network technology company had revenue of $625.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $624.01 million. F5 Networks had a net margin of 13.08% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.72%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.55 earnings per share.
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How has F5 Networks' stock 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 76.2% and is now trading at $189.98.
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What guidance has F5 Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

F5 Networks issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.32-2.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $625-645 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $621.42 million.

What price target have analysts set for FFIV?

17 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for F5 Networks' stock. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $255.00. On average, they expect F5 Networks' stock price to reach $192.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are F5 Networks' key executives?

F5 Networks' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Francois Locoh-Donou, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50, Pay $1.97M)
  • Mr. Francis J. Pelzer V, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $953.7k)
  • Mr. Scot Frazier Rogers, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54, Pay $780.93k)
  • Mr. Chad Michael Whalen, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales (Age 50, Pay $885.08k)
  • Dr. Thomas Dean Fountain Ph.D., Exec. VP of Global Services & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 44, Pay $1.04M)
  • Dr. Geng Lin, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 57)
  • Ms. Mary Gardner, Chief Information Security Officer
  • Ms. Suzanne DuLong, VP of Investor Relations
  • Rob Gruening, Director of Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Mika Yamamoto, Exec. VP, Chief Marketing & Customer Experience Officer (Age 49)

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

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

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).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.68%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.90%), Swedbank (2.27%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.79%), Northern Trust Corp (1.18%) and First Trust Advisors LP (1.16%). 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, Scot Frazier Rogers, Stephen Mcmillan and Thomas Dean Fountain.
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Which institutional investors are selling F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Credit Suisse AG, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., Lazard Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Edgestream Partners L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, and Hsbc Holdings PLC. Company insiders that have sold F5 Networks company stock in the last year include Alan Higginson, 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 institutional investors are buying F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mariner LLC, Swedbank, Alliancebernstein L.P., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , First Trust Advisors LP, and Caas Capital Management LP.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is F5 Networks' stock price today?

One share of FFIV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $189.98.

How much money does F5 Networks make?

F5 Networks has a market capitalization of $11.71 billion and generates $2.35 billion in revenue each year. The network technology company earns $307.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.66 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does F5 Networks have?

F5 Networks employs 5,901 workers across the globe.

What is F5 Networks' official website?

The official website for F5 Networks is www.f5.com.

Where are F5 Networks' headquarters?

F5 Networks is headquartered at 801 5TH AVENUE, SEATTLE WA, 98104.

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 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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