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

$126.79
-3.47 (-2.66 %)
(As of 02/26/2020 08:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
$125.02
Now: $126.79
$131.24
50-Day Range
$121.77
MA: $130.46
$138.74
52-Week Range
$121.19
Now: $126.79
$172.67
Volume937,538 shs
Average Volume759,428 shs
Market Capitalization$7.71 billion
P/E Ratio19.36
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.98
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. Read More…

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$2.24 billion
Cash Flow$9.17 per share
Book Value$31.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$427.73 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,325
Market Cap$7.71 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 were F5 Networks' earnings last quarter?

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January, 27th. The network technology company reported $2.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.43 by $0.12. The network technology company earned $569.31 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $565.71 million. F5 Networks had a net margin of 17.43% and a return on equity of 28.40%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.70 EPS. 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, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for F5 Networks.

What guidance has F5 Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

F5 Networks updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday, January, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.14-2.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $580-590 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $571.19 million.

What price target have analysts set for FFIV?

17 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for F5 Networks' shares. Their forecasts range from $110.00 to $183.00. On average, they expect F5 Networks' share price to reach $153.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for F5 Networks.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for F5 Networks?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for F5 Networks in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 7 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?

Headlines about FFIV stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. F5 Networks earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the network technology company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for F5 Networks.

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 Gilead Sciences (GILD), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Intel (INTC), Baidu (BIDU), CA (CA), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Starbucks (SBUX) and salesforce.com (CRM).

Who are F5 Networks' key executives?

F5 Networks' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. François Locoh-Donou, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Francis J. Pelzer V, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Ms. Ana Maria White, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Stephen McMillan, Exec. VP of Global Services (Age 48)
  • Dr. Thomas Dean Fountain Ph.D., Exec. VP & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 42)

Who are F5 Networks' major shareholders?

F5 Networks' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.04%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.71%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.54%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.89%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.81%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.62%). Company insiders that own F5 Networks stock include Alan Higginson, Ana Maria White, Andrew Reinland, Chad Michael Whalen, Deborah L Bevier, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, John D Dilullo, John Mcadam, Jonathan Chadwick, Kara Lynn Sprague, Michael L Dreyer, Ryan C Kearny, Sandra E Bergeron, Scot Frazier Rogers, Stephen Mcmillan and Thomas Dean Fountain. 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 MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, FMR LLC, LSV Asset Management, PGGM Investments and Todd Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold F5 Networks company stock in the last year include Alan Higginson, Ana Maria White, Chad Michael Whalen, Francis J Pelzer, Francois Locoh-Donou, Kara Lynn Sprague, Ryan C Kearny, Scot Frazier Rogers, Stephen Mcmillan and Thomas Dean Fountain. 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, FIL Ltd, Bank of Montreal Can, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, First Trust Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Panagora Asset 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is F5 Networks' stock price today?

One share of FFIV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $126.79.

How big of a company is F5 Networks?

F5 Networks has a market capitalization of $7.71 billion and generates $2.24 billion in revenue each year. The network technology company earns $427.73 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.24 on an earnings per share basis. F5 Networks employs 5,325 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About F5 Networks.

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 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for F5 Networks (NASDAQ FFIV)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,070 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,258
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 2/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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