Analysts take a look at F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) having this to say.

November 10, 2018 - By Ash

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.04, from 0.97 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 36 investors sold F5 Networks, Inc. shares while 169 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 58.10 million shares or 4.73% more from 55.47 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Cibc Ww Markets Corp has 11,055 shares. Schwab Charles Inv reported 377,891 shares. Etrade Ltd Liability Company holds 3,914 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement System stated it has 104,479 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur reported 2,580 shares. Cap Invest Counsel owns 3,300 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. City Trust Fl holds 0.56% or 7,605 shares. Proshare Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% or 18,278 shares in its portfolio. Trillium Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company holds 78,147 shares or 0.72% of its portfolio. Fjarde Ap holds 18,536 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd Liability holds 54,023 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Mackenzie Corp invested in 0.03% or 64,095 shares. Logan Cap Management Incorporated stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Royal Retail Bank Of Canada holds 0.03% or 417,274 shares. Tci Wealth Advsr Inc reported 0% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV).

Since June 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $5.00 million activity. 5,679 F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) shares with value of $1.04 million were sold by Dreyer Michael L. $433,427 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) was sold by Chadwick Jonathan. MCADAM JOHN sold $1.77 million worth of stock or 10,000 shares. Another trade for 6,666 shares valued at $1.18 million was sold by Locoh-Donou Francois. On Wednesday, August 1 Rogers Scot Frazier sold $429,594 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 2,512 shares.

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. F5 Networks had 13 analyst reports since May 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of FFIV in report on Thursday, July 19 to “Underweight” rating. Standpoint Research downgraded F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) on Monday, June 18 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 25 by Credit Suisse. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research to “Buy” on Friday, October 12. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, October 25 with “Outperform”. As per Tuesday, June 19, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Monday, June 11 with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of FFIV in report on Wednesday, September 5 with “Outperform” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18600 target in Thursday, May 31 report. As per Sunday, May 20, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Below is a list of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) latest ratings and price target changes.

25/10/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $216 New Target: $218 Maintain
25/10/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $188 New Target: $195 Maintain
12/10/2018 Broker: Standpoint Research Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
01/10/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $168 New Target: $180 Downgrade
05/09/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $188 New Target: $216 Maintain
19/07/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $130 Downgrade
19/06/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
18/06/2018 Broker: Standpoint Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $160 Downgrade
11/06/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $180 New Target: $200 Maintain
31/05/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $186.0000 Maintain

The stock decreased 3.19% or $6.03 during the last trading session, reaching $183.24. About 1.01 million shares traded or 48.65% up from the average. F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has risen 62.09% since November 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.47% the S&P500.

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 has market cap of $11.03 billion. It offers Local Traffic Manager, which provides intelligent load-balancing, traffic management, and application health checking; BIG-IP DNS that automatically directs users to the closest or best-performing physical, virtual, or cloud environment; Link Controller, which monitors the health and availability of each connection in organizations with more than one Internet service provider; Advanced Firewall Manager, a network firewall; and Application Security Manager, an Web application firewall that provides comprehensive, proactive, and application-layer protection against generalized and targeted attacks. It has a 25.11 P/E ratio. The firm also provides Access Policy Manager, which provides secure, granular, and context-aware access to networks and applications; Carrier-Grade Network Address Translation, which offers a set of tools that enables service providers to migrate to IPv6 while continuing to support and interoperate with existing IPv4 devices and content; and Policy Enforcement Manager that offers traffic classification capabilities to identify the specific applications and services to service providers.

More recent F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Have A Look At F5 Networks” on October 19, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Hasbro, F5 Networks, News Corporation, Quantum, NCI Building, and …” on October 29, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “F5 Networks +1.7% as software drives earnings growth” with publication date: October 24, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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