NASDAQ:FFIV - F5 Networks Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $165.73 -4.15 (-2.44 %) (As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$165.73Today's Range$165.20 - $172.4352-Week Range$117.75 - $199.71Volume821,203 shsAverage Volume826,964 shsMarket Capitalization$10.33 billionP/E Ratio25.65Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.77 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.21 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for F5 Networks in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $169.4706, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 2.26%. The high price target for FFIV is $216.00 and the low price target for FFIV is $130.00. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 220.127.116.11.26Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Rating(s)9 Hold Rating(s)8 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)3 Sell Rating(s)12 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)3 Sell Rating(s)15 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)1 Sell Rating(s)15 Hold Rating(s)7 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $169.4706$164.3889$154.4286$141.0556Price Target Upside: 2.26% upside14.37% downside13.94% downside11.12% downsideF5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Consensus Price Target History F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails10/12/2018Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow10/1/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$168.00 ➝ $180.00High9/5/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$188.00 ➝ $216.00Medium7/26/2018MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetNeutral$178.00Medium7/26/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$188.00High7/19/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$130.00High7/5/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuy$211.00Medium6/18/2018CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$170.00 ➝ $190.00Low6/11/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $200.00Low5/16/2018DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$172.96 ➝ $181.00Low4/26/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$125.00 ➝ $135.00Low4/26/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Sector Perform$160.00Medium4/18/2018NomuraLower Price TargetNeutral$140.00Low4/13/2018William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh2/7/2018Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$145.00Low1/25/2018OppenheimerReiterated RatingHoldMedium1/25/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$162.00Medium1/25/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHoldHigh1/25/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$145.00High1/5/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingSellLow10/23/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingBuy$160.00N/A10/11/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldN/A9/12/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldLow7/27/2017CIBCReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformMedium7/27/2017Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$145.00 ➝ $120.00High1/24/2017WunderlichReiterated RatingHold$130.00N/A11/30/2016Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$140.00N/A(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward) This page was last updated on 10/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How Do You Calculate Return on Investment (ROI)?