F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) Analyst Ratings as of Apr 16, 2018

April 16, 2018 - By Nadine Davis

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Big Money Sentiment is 0.84 in Q4 2017. It has change of 2017Q3’s as. The ratio is flat due to F5 Networks, Inc. positioning: 42 sold and 174 reduced. only 67 funds amassed stakes and 115 increased stakes. Investors holded 60.06 million in 2017Q3 but now own 55.68 million shares or 7.29% less.
Omers Administration Corporation owns 9,000 shs. Mgmt accumulated 0.51% or 12,665 shs. Employees Retirement Of Texas stated it has 0.01% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Meeder Asset Mngmt reported 0.04% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Credit Agricole S A has 32,781 shs for 0.29% of their capital. 47 are held by Wealthtrust. Ls Inv Advsr Ltd Com invested in 3,143 shs or 0.02% of the stock. Tower Rech (Trc) holds 208 shs. Stratos Wealth Prns Limited stated it has 0% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Advantus Management Inc owns 6,368 shs. Moreover, Legg Mason Asset Mngmt (Japan) has 0.43% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 5,500 shs. Globeflex Cap Limited Partnership has invested 0.07% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Virtu Fincl holds 3,730 shs. Invesco invested 0.02% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Zebra Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability has 11,601 shs.

F5 Networks, Inc. had 9 insider sales and 0 insider buys since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $8.86 million. MCADAM JOHN also sold $3.60 million worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) shs. On Thursday, February 1 Rogers Scot Frazier sold $396,540 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Locoh-Donou Francois also sold $239,281 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) shs. On Thursday, February 15 HIGGINSON ALAN also sold $289,014 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). 3,801 shs were sold by DiLullo John D, worth $542,378 on Friday, February 2. On Thursday, February 1 the insider Kearny Ryan C. sold $1.09 million.

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

Total analysts of 14 have positions in F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) as follows: 6 rated it a “Buy”, 1 with “Sell” and 7 with “Hold”. The positive are 43%. Since October 26, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc F5 Networks has 19 analyst reports. The stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Thursday, January 25. On Thursday, October 26 the company was maintained by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, October 26 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by Barclays Capital. The company rating was upgraded by William Blair on Friday, April 13. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, November 3. The company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 25. On Wednesday, January 10 Piper Jaffray maintained F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) with “Hold” rating. On Friday, January 5 the rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Sell”. On Tuesday, January 23 the firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given. The stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Hold” on Thursday, October 26. Listed here are F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) PTs and latest ratings.

13/04/2018 Broker: William Blair Rating: Buy Upgrade
06/02/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $145.0 Initiate
25/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $157 New Target: $168 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $147.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $162.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $145.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $156 New Target: $166 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $145.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $120 New Target: $130 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Buy New Target: $155.0

Its shares touched $154.35 on during the last trading session after 0.46% change.F5 Networks, Inc. has volume of 120,742 shares. Since April 16, 2017 FFIV has declined 1.06% and is downtrending. FFIV underperformed the S&P500 by 12.61%.

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 firm is worth $9.55 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.23.82 is the 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.

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