F5 Networks Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides F5 Networks Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding F5 Networks positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of F5 Networks Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from F5 Networks buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see F5 Networks Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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F5 Networks Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 116.74  2.74  2.29%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding F5 Networks Inc is 'Strong Sell'.
For the selected time horizon F5 Networks Inc has a mean deviation of 1.07, semi deviation of 1.82, standard deviation of 1.56, variance of 2.45, downside variance of 3.83 and semi variance of 3.32
Macroaxis provides buy or sell advice on F5 Networks Inc 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 Inc is not overpriced, please confirm all F5 Networks Inc fundamentals including its Net Income, Number of Employees and the relationship between Price to Book and Book Value Per Share . Given that F5 Networks Inc has Number of Shares Shorted of 4.32 M, 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.08Value At Risk-2.2689
Potential Upside2.0656Standard Deviation1.5639
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares1.4 M169.1 M
Apg Asset Management NvCommon Shares1.1 M134.6 M
Congress Asset Management CoCommon Shares554.5 K66.9 M
Pggm InvestmentsCommon Shares233.5 K28.2 M
Btim CorpCommon Shares86.5 K10.4 M
Robeco Institutional Asset Management BvCommon Shares52.5 K6.3 M
Trust Department Mb Financial Bank N ACommon Shares49.3 K5.9 M

F5 Networks Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.4 
βBeta against DOW=(2.37) 
Overall volatility
= 1.56 
 IrInformation ratio =(0.0451) 

F5 Networks Volatility Alert

F5 Networks Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of -1.28 and kurtosis of 3.53. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate F5 Networks Inc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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FundamentalsF5 NetworksPeer Average
Return On Equity32.94 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset15.47 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin18.96 % (5.5) %
Operating Margin27.83 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation6.65 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding63.55 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.34 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions100.49 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.32 M3.24 M
Price to Earning19.39 times40.69 times
Price to Book6.16 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.57 times17.81 times
Revenue2.08 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.66 B21.75 B
EBITDA627.75 M1.41 B
Net Income393.95 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.01 B3.89 B
Cash per Share15.96 times5.17 times
Debt to Equity0.76 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.59 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share18.96 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations731.29 M1.25 B
Short Ratio4.61 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.02 times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth1.46 times1.22 times
Number of Employees4.39 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization7.42 B29.78 B
Total Asset2.31 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings1.19 B38.24 B
Working Capital444.56 M3.58 B
Current Asset1.29 B36.8 B
Current Liabilities844.24 M33.34 B
Strong Sell


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Alan Higginson of 2156 shares of F5 Networks subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0216
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.019388)
Mean Deviation1.07
Semi Deviation1.82
Downside Deviation1.96
Coefficient Of Variation1962.81
Standard Deviation1.56
Information Ratio(0.045055)
Jensen Alpha0.4019
Total Risk Alpha(0.77)
Sortino Ratio(0.035993)
Treynor Ratio(0.029388)
Maximum Drawdown7.39
Value At Risk(2.27)
Potential Upside2.07
Downside Variance3.83
Semi Variance3.32
Expected Short fall(1.06)

Current Valuation

F5 Networks Current Valuation Analysis
F5 Networks Inc is rated below average in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry is currently estimated at about 82.39 Billion. F5 Networks holds roughly 6.65 Billion in current valuation claiming about 8% of equities listed under Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services industry.