F5 Networks Stock Forecast, Price & News

+11.95 (+6.20 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.86 million shs
Average Volume643,700 shs
Market Capitalization$12.20 billion
P/E Ratio45.36
Dividend YieldN/A
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About F5 Networks

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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1.88 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

257th out of 1,651 stocks

Computer & Office Equipment Industry

6th out of 28 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Frequently Asked Questions

Is F5 Networks a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 Networks in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" F5 Networks stock.
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When is F5 Networks' next earnings date?

F5 Networks is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 25th 2021.
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How were F5 Networks' earnings last quarter?

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) released its earnings results on Sunday, July, 25th. The network technology company reported $2.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.46 by $0.30. F5 Networks had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.60% and a net margin of 11.28%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.18 earnings per share.
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How has F5 Networks' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

F5 Networks' stock was trading at $107.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FFIV shares have increased by 89.8% and is now trading at $204.57.
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What guidance has F5 Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

F5 Networks issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.68-2.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.71. The company issued revenue guidance of $660-680 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $663.95 million.

What price target have analysts set for FFIV?

12 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for F5 Networks' stock. Their forecasts range from $165.00 to $285.00. On average, they anticipate F5 Networks' stock price to reach $216.19 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% 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 48)

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

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

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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), (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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.05%), Cardinal Capital Management (0.02%), IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.02%), New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.01%) and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.00%). 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, Marie Myers, Mika Yamamoto, Scot B Jarvis, Scot Frazier Rogers, Stephen Mcmillan and Thomas Dean Fountain.
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Which major investors are selling F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold F5 Networks company stock in the last year include Alan Higginson, Ana Maria White, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, Geng Lin, Marie Myers, Mika Yamamoto, Scot B Jarvis, Scot Frazier Rogers, and Thomas Dean Fountain.
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Which major investors are buying F5 Networks stock?

FFIV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., Cardinal Capital Management, and New Mexico Educational Retirement Board.
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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 $204.57.

How much money does F5 Networks make?

F5 Networks has a market capitalization of $12.20 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 6,109 workers across the globe.

Does F5 Networks have any subsidiaries?

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

When was F5 Networks founded?

F5 Networks was founded in 1996.

What is F5 Networks' official website?

The official website for F5 Networks is

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 7/27/2021 by Staff
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