F5 Networks Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

FFIV -- USA Stock  

USD 129.85  2.73  2.15%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding F5 Networks is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides F5 Networks buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding FFIV positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of F5 Networks available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from FFIV buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see F5 Networks Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Strong Hold

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Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

Inapplicable
For the selected time horizon F5 Networks has a risk adjusted performance of (0.12), jensen alpha of (0.19), total risk alpha of (0.15), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.21)
Macroaxis provides buy or sell advice on F5 Networks to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on F5 Networks. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine determines the company potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure F5 Networks is not overpriced, please confirm all F5 Networks fundamentals including its Net Income, Number of Employees and the relationship between Price to Book and Book Value Per Share . Given that F5 Networks has Number of Shares Shorted of 3.25M, we urge you verify F5 Networks market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself this quarter and beyond given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

F5 Networks Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

F5 Networks generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Over 105.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors

F5 Networks current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price162.50
Target Mean Price160.75
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price191.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions12
Target Low Price110.00

F5 Networks Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.24Value At Risk3.19
Potential Upside2.04Standard Deviation1.78
 Return Density 
      Distribution 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares6.6 M968.2 M
Blackrock IncCommon Shares5.4 M785.8 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares3 M441 M
Renaissance Technologies LlcCommon Shares2.4 M349.1 M
Aqr Capital Management LlcCommon Shares2.2 M321.5 M
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares1.1 M164.9 M
Alliancebernstein LpCommon Shares1.1 M159 M

F5 Networks Greeks

α
Alpha over DOW
=0.19
β
Beta against DOW=1.21
σ
Overall volatility
=1.83
Ir
Information ratio =0.11

F5 Networks Volatility Alert

F5 Networks exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.11 and kurtosis of -0.18. However, we advise investors to further study F5 Networks technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
    
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F5 Networks Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsF5 NetworksPeer Average
Return On Equity32.24% (0.31)%
Return On Asset12.56% (0.14)%
Profit Margin21.03% (1.27)%
Operating Margin28.51% (5.51)%
Current Valuation6.75B16.62B
Shares Outstanding59.7M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.50% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions105.44% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted3.25M4.71M
Price to Earning16.77X28.72X
Price to Book4.77X9.51X
Price to Sales3.50X11.42X
Revenue2.21B9.43B
Gross Profit1.8B27.38B
EBITDA631.42M3.9B
Net Income465.78M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents986.49M2.7B
Cash per Share16.41X5.01X
Debt to Equity0.76% 48.70%
Current Ratio1.40X2.16X
Book Value Per Share27.00X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations472.44M971.22M
Short Ratio4.37X4.00X
Earnings Per Share7.68X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.75X4.89X
Number of Employees5.09K18.84K
Beta0.93-0.15
Market Capitalization7.74B19.03B
Total Asset2.31B29.47B
Retained Earnings290.56M9.33B
Working Capital444.56M1.48B
Current Asset1.29B9.34B
Current Liabilities844.24M7.9B
   Acquisition by Ryan Kearny of 5476 shares of F5 Networks subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

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