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112.88
-0.82
-0.72%
After Hours :
112.88
0.00
0.00%

Open

112.42

Previous Close

113.70

Volume (Avg)

1.11M (1.03M)

Day's Range

110.75-113.31

52Wk Range

78.14-128.30

Market Cap.

8.42B

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

1.79

Shares Outstanding

74.08M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

29.94 (3.80)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Software – Infrastructure
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 1.48B

    • Net Income

    • 277.31M

    • Market Cap.

    • 8.42B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 7.81B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 17.65

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 0.98

    • Beta

    • 1.79

    • Forward P/E

    • 17.79

    • Price/Sales

    • 5.28

    • Price/Book Value

    • 6.01

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 15.67

      • EBITDA

      • 470.82M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 13.57

      • Return on Equity %

      • 20.31

      • Return on Assets %

      • 13.57

      • Book Value/Share

      • 18.91

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 74.08M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • 2:1 (8/21/2007)

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 132.57

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 9

        • EPS Estimate

        • 5.07

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 7.56

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 18.90

          • 14.33

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 0.80

          • 35.71

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 16.60

          • -6.43

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 17.90

          • 20.10

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 30.10

          • 6.86

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 7.29

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 82.25

            • 71.06

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 28.49

            • 32.53

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 17.65

            • 25.82

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 81.30

            • 77.11

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 27.90

            • 35.07

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 18.20

            • 1.30T

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • -

              • 0.32

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.55

              • 2.71

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.40

              • 2.51

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 34.22

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.55

              • 1.96

              • Book Value/Share

              • 18.91

              • 10.61

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 28.17

                • 17.73

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 38.34

                • 44.63

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 10.81

                • 27.74

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 4.97

                • 4.22

                • Price/Book Value

                • 5.67

                • 3.81

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 15.67

                • 11.68

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 4.71M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 5.98

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 6.21

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 5.08M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • -

                    • Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • 2:1

                    • Last Split Date

                    • 8/21/2007

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 20.31

                        (18.70)

                      • 25.31

                        (32.30)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 13.57

                        (13.40)

                      • 13.49

                        (17.48)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 20.31

                        (18.70)

                      • 19.47

                        (25.62)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 87.42k

                      • 110.89k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 14.25

                      • 11.06

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.77

                      • 0.52

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      430.82M
                      Operating Margin
                      29.08
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      15.67
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      35.58%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      56.82%

                      Float

                      99.69%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.77%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Fidelity® Contrafund® Fund

                      •  

                        1,553,746

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.10

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        1,267,468

                      • -1.10

                      • 1.71

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        1,231,305

                      • 0.37

                      • 1.66

                      • CREF Stock

                      •  

                        1,202,652

                      • -1.25

                      • 1.62

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        769,027

                      • -1.92

                      • 1.04

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        755,233

                      • -1.08

                      • 0.98

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        751,345

                      • -3.08

                      • 1.01

                      • Ivy Mid Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        741,372

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.00

                      • AZ InvestEd Ivy Mid Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        741,372

                      • -7.01

                      • 0.99

                      • Vanguard Morgan™ Growth Fund

                      •  

                        737,273

                      • 37.20

                      • 0.99

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,350,401

                      • +1.75%

                      • 7.19

                      • Wellington Management Company, LLP

                      •  

                        3,646,710

                      • +17.51%

                      • 4.90

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        3,508,527

                      • -21.45%

                      • 4.71

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        2,996,802

                      • -9.61%

                      • 4.03

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        2,259,186

                      • +2.02%

                      • 3.04

                      • Invesco Advisers, Inc

                      •  

                        2,215,568

                      • +3.44%

                      • 2.98

                      • AllianceBernstein LP

                      •  

                        1,835,963

                      • -26.52%

                      • 2.47

                      • Harding Loevner L.P.

                      •  

                        1,653,026

                      • +0.42%

                      • 2.22

                      • TIAA-CREF Investment Management LLC

                      •  

                        1,579,909

                      • -26.81%

                      • 2.12

                      • PRIMECAP Management Company

                      •  

                        1,431,260

                      • -0.52%

                      • 1.92

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Technology

                      Industry

                      Software – Infrastructure

                      Type

                      Aggressive Growth

                      Style

                      Mid Growth

                      F5 Networks Inc was incorporated on February 26, 1996 in the State of Washington. The Company provides Application Delivery Networking (ADN) technology that secures and optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the sec...moreurity, performance and availability of servers, and other network resources. Its products are application delivery controllers (ADCs) that include its BIG-IP family of appliances and the line of scalable VIPRION systems. These products are deployed in front of web and application servers, balancing traffic and performing compute-intensive functions such as encrypting and un-encrypting transmissions, screening traffic for security threats, maintaining open connections with servers, speeding the flow of traffic, managing access to applications and data and a variety of oth...moreer functions that improve the security, performance, and availability of applications. It also offers virtual editions of its ADN software that can run on physical or virtual servers and allow customers to deploy products in virtualized and cloud environments. With the purchase of Traffix Communication Systems Ltd. (Traffix Systems) in February 2012, the Company acquired a line of Diameter signaling products that enable full connectivity, enhanced scalability, and comprehensive control for telecommunications operators. These products enable operators to control their signaling networks effectively in the migration to next-generation networks and in future expansion of their subscriber bases and service portfolios. The Companys storage virtualization products simplify and reduce the cost of managing files and file storage devices, and ensure fast, secure, easy access to files for users and applications. In addition, the company offers a range of services, such as consulting, training, installation, maintenance, and other technical support services. It serves technology, telecommunications, financial services, transportation, and manufacturing industries, as well as government customers. The Company markets its products and services through distributors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators. It has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific. Competitors include Cisco Systems, Inc. Other competitors in this market include Citrix Systems, Inc., Brocade, Radware Ltd, and a number of smaller competitors including A10 Networks, Array Networks, Barracuda Networks, Crescendo Networks, and Zeus Technology Ltd.lessless

                      Key People

                      John H. McAdam

                      CEO/Director/President

                      Alan J. Higginson

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Andy Reinland

                      CFO/Executive VP

                      Scot Frazier Rogers

                      Executive VP/General Counsel

                      Edward J. Eames

                      Executive VP, Divisional

                      • F5 Networks Inc

                      • 401 Elliott Avenue West

                      • Seattle, WA 98119

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 206 272-5555

                      • Fax: +1 206 272-5556

                      • f5.com

                      Incorporated

                      1996

                      Employees

                      3,356

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