On May 17, 2018 F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Downgraded By DA Davidson has $181 Target.

May 17, 2018 - By Andrea Bass

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Big Money Sentiment is 0.84 in Q4 2017. It has change of 2017Q3’s as. The ratio is the same due to F5 Networks, Inc. positioning: 42 sold and 174 reduced. only 67 funds amassed holdings and 115 increased holdings. Investors holded 60.06 million in 2017Q3 but now own 55.68 million shares or 7.29% less.

Amalgamated Savings Bank holds 8,379 shs. Fisher Asset Management Llc reported 0% of its capital in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Lsv Asset Management has invested 0.15% of its capital in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Oppenheimer Asset has 0.07% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 21,492 shs. Principal Financial Gp Incorporated reported 0.01% stake. Tudor Investment Et Al stated it has 12,863 shs. Atlantic Tru Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Co has 850 shs. Hillsdale Investment Mgmt holds 0.07% of its capital in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 3,100 shs. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 0.02% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 3,800 shs. Virtus Invest Advisers Incorporated owns 2,083 shs or 0.01% of their US capital. Toronto Dominion Savings Bank has invested 0.01% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Glg Prns Ltd Partnership stated it has 0% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Int Gru Inc, a New York-based fund reported 21,232 shs. Connor Clark And Lunn Invest Mngmt has 32,850 shs for 0.03% of their capital. Gateway Advisers Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 3,311 shs.

F5 Networks, Inc. had 17 sales and 0 buys since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $20.13 million. 12,963 shs were sold by Reinland Andrew, worth $1.92M on Monday, February 26. On Thursday, February 1 Rogers Scot Frazier had sold 2,738 shs worth $396,540. $287,615 worth of stock was sold by DiLullo John D on Tuesday, May 1. $4.33 million worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) was sold by MCADAM JOHN. On Friday, May 4 HIGGINSON ALAN sold $293,138 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 1,740 shs. On Tuesday, May 1 Locoh-Donou Francois also sold $1.37 million worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV).

DA Davidson Lowered F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV)’s Rating to Neutral.

On 16 May DA Davidson changed the $10.45 billion MC company’s rating to Neutral from Buy. research professionals has target of $181 on the stock. This would suggest 5.82 % upside potential.

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

A total of 15 analysts rate F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) as follows: 7 “Buy”, 6 “Hold” and 2 “Sell”. Тherefore 47% are bullish. The firm has $21100 highest and $130 lowest target. The avg target $162.38 is -5.06% below the last ($171.04) price. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has 19 ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Tuesday, February 6 the company was initiated by Goldman Sachs. On Wednesday, April 25 the firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, January 4 the rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Buy”. On Friday, January 5 the stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has “Sell” rating given by Deutsche Bank. On Wednesday, May 16 the rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Neutral”. On Wednesday, January 24 the stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies. The company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, January 25. On Thursday, January 25 the stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America. On Thursday, May 3 the firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given.

FFIV hit $171.04 during the last trading session after $0.16 change.Currently F5 Networks, Inc. is downtrending after 1.06% change in last May 17, 2017. FFIV has also 555,381 shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 12.61%.

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) is awaited to announce earnings on July, 25., RTT reports. Analysts have expectation on stock’s earnings per share of $1.86. That’s up 20.00 % from last year’s $1.55 earnings per share. If earnings per share of $1.86 is announced the profit of FFIV could hit $113.67M giving it 22.99 P/E. 3.33 % EPS growth is what analysts predict. $1.80 earnings per share was announced for last quarter.

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 $10.45 billion market cap. The company's primary application delivery technology is Traffic Management Operating System that enable company's products to intercept, inspect, and act on the contents of traffic from virtually each type of Internet Protocol-enabled application.The P/E ratio is 26.4. 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; 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.

A couple more F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released on May 16, 2018 “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 16, 2018”, also Benzinga.com on April 25, 2018 published “F5 Networks Q2 Earnings Preview”, the next 247Wallst.com is “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3M, AMD, CenturyLink, Chipotle, F5 Networks, Raymond James, Symantec …” on May 16, 2018. Globenewswire.com has article titled “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Gartner, F5 Networks, Medidata Solutions, Evertec, Ring Energy, and …”.

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