F5 Networks Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

FFIV -- USA Stock  

USD 171.69  7.76  4.32%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding F5 Networks is 'Strong Sell'. 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 current analyst consensus.

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For the selected time horizon F5 Networks has a mean deviation of 1.26, semi deviation of 0.0, standard deviation of 1.74, variance of 3.01, downside variance of 0.0 and semi variance of 0.0
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 4.2 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.

F5 Networks Thematic Classifications

Computers IdeaComputers
USA Equities from Computers industry as classified by Fama & French
Technology IdeaTechnology
Research or development of technologically based good

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.19Value At Risk4.32
Potential Upside1.51Standard Deviation1.74
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Bank Of MontrealCommon Shares1.4 M236.8 M
SwedbankCommon Shares309.9 K53.4 M
Nn Investment Partners Holdings NvCommon Shares107.7 K18.6 M
Assenagon Asset Management SaCommon Shares54.6 K9.4 M
Addenda Capital IncCommon Shares35.7 K6.2 M
Retirement Systems Of AlabamaCommon Shares28.6 K4.9 M
Calamos Advisors LlcCommon Shares23.2 K4 M

F5 Networks Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.67
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.19

F5 Networks Volatility Alert

F5 Networks exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -1.53 and kurtosis of 2.25. 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 Equity35.79 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset14.95 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin20.43 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin30.24 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation9.85 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding61.11 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.23 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions99.06 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.2 M3.24 M
Price to Earning25.90 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.81 times14.44 times
Price to Sales5.11 times17.81 times
Revenue2.11 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.74 B21.75 B
EBITDA638.7 M1.41 B
Net Income431.47 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents1.02 B3.89 B
Cash per Share16.77 times5.17 times
Debt to Equity0.76 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio1.46 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share20.07 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations657.22 M1.25 B
Short Ratio6.58 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share6.82 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.09 times1.22 times
Number of Employees4.29 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization10.8 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
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F5 Networks Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
F5 Networks generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
F5 Networks has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
Over 99.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from thecasualsmart.com: F5 Networks, Inc. Analysts See 1.86 EPS on July, 25
Additionally see F5 Networks Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus. Please also try Equity Forecasting module to use basic forecasting models to generate price predictions and determine price momentum.