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F5 (FFIV) Competitors

$173.22
-0.22 (-0.13%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)

FFIV vs. JNPR, EXTR, ATEN, DGII, LTRX, SILC, HPE, HPQ, GWRE, and LSCC

Should you be buying F5 stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of F5 include Juniper Networks (JNPR), Extreme Networks (EXTR), A10 Networks (ATEN), Digi International (DGII), Lantronix (LTRX), Silicom (SILC), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), HP (HPQ), Guidewire Software (GWRE), and Lattice Semiconductor (LSCC). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

F5 vs.

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) and F5 (NASDAQ:FFIV) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, profitability, dividends, media sentiment and valuation.

Juniper Networks currently has a consensus price target of $34.55, indicating a potential downside of 0.13%. F5 has a consensus price target of $185.10, indicating a potential upside of 6.86%. Given Juniper Networks' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe F5 is more favorable than Juniper Networks.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Juniper Networks
0 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.17
F5
1 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.10

92.0% of Juniper Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.7% of F5 shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Juniper Networks shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of F5 shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

F5 has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Juniper Networks. F5 is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Juniper Networks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Juniper Networks$5.56B2.03$310.20M$0.6950.26
F5$2.81B3.61$394.95M$8.3520.74

Juniper Networks has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, F5 has a beta of 1.14, meaning that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Juniper Networks had 5 more articles in the media than F5. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Juniper Networks and 12 mentions for F5. F5's average media sentiment score of 0.82 beat Juniper Networks' score of 0.81 indicating that Juniper Networks is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Juniper Networks
9 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
F5
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

F5 received 215 more outperform votes than Juniper Networks when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.26% of users gave F5 an outperform vote while only 59.64% of users gave Juniper Networks an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Juniper NetworksOutperform Votes
1073
59.64%
Underperform Votes
726
40.36%
F5Outperform Votes
1288
67.26%
Underperform Votes
627
32.74%

F5 has a net margin of 17.91% compared to F5's net margin of 4.19%. Juniper Networks' return on equity of 21.41% beat F5's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Juniper Networks4.19% 10.02% 4.68%
F5 17.91%21.41%11.42%

Summary

F5 beats Juniper Networks on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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FFIV vs. The Competition

MetricF5Computer & office equipment IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$10.15B$28.63B$20.40B$7.98B
Dividend YieldN/A2.95%2.71%3.91%
P/E Ratio20.7417.19238.5115.84
Price / Sales3.614.89553.0375.51
Price / Cash16.5814.7029.1432.25
Price / Book3.464.246.554.61
Net Income$394.95M$1.62B$615.45M$213.82M
7 Day Performance-1.05%-0.53%0.04%0.00%
1 Month Performance-3.53%1.17%5.65%4.91%
1 Year Performance19.67%67.44%23.90%8.21%

F5 Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
JNPR
Juniper Networks
4.4385 of 5 stars
$34.55
-0.3%
$34.55
0.0%
+16.5%$11.23B$5.56B50.073,374Positive News
EXTR
Extreme Networks
4.0475 of 5 stars
$11.44
-1.5%
$20.64
+80.4%
-39.5%$1.49B$1.31B-163.432,849Positive News
ATEN
A10 Networks
1.7884 of 5 stars
$15.12
-8.1%
$16.50
+9.1%
+7.7%$1.13B$251.70M24.79525Insider Selling
Positive News
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
DGII
Digi International
3.2545 of 5 stars
$26.35
-1.3%
$38.00
+44.2%
-24.7%$958.61M$444.85M69.34822Analyst Downgrade
Positive News
LTRX
Lantronix
2.4653 of 5 stars
$3.74
-3.1%
$8.50
+127.3%
-21.3%$140.55M$131.19M-20.78357
SILC
Silicom
1.7025 of 5 stars
$16.66
+0.5%
$20.00
+20.0%
-52.3%$112.62M$124.13M-10.61292Positive News
HPE
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
4.4906 of 5 stars
$17.78
-0.1%
$17.91
+0.7%
+25.8%$23.11B$29.14B12.2662,000
HPQ
HP
4.6138 of 5 stars
$32.70
+2.8%
$34.00
+4.0%
+7.5%$32.06B$53.72B9.5658,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
GWRE
Guidewire Software
2.1573 of 5 stars
$123.35
-1.2%
$115.11
-6.7%
+50.6%$10.15B$905.34M-198.953,415Insider Selling
Positive News
LSCC
Lattice Semiconductor
3.0966 of 5 stars
$73.29
-0.2%
$82.09
+12.0%
-8.9%$10.08B$737.15M46.981,156Insider Selling

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This page (NASDAQ:FFIV) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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