FFIV:NSD-F5 Networks, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Software—Infrastructure | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 137.00

Change

-1.68 (-1.21)%

Market Cap

USD 8.33B

Volume

0.54M

Average Target Price

USD 156.00 (+13.87%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

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About

F5 Networks, Inc. provides multi-cloud application services for the availability, security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. 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. It offers Local Traffic Manager; DNS solution for application security services; BIG-IP management and orchestration software; BIG-IP Virtual Edition and BIG-IP Cloud Edition software; Advanced Firewall Manager, a firewall software; and Application Security Manager and Access Policy Manager software products. The company also provides cloud-based managed services. In addition, it offers a range of professional services, including consulting, training, installation, maintenance, and other technical support services. The company sells its products to large enterprise businesses, public sector institutions, governments, and service providers through distributors, value-added resellers, managed service providers, and systems integrators in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific region. F5 Networks, Inc. has partnerships with public cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Alibaba Cloud. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software—Infrastructure)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -1.90% 6% F 24% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -1.90% 6% F 24% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -12.42% 23% F 28% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -12.42% 23% F 27% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 8.48% 34% F 46% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 8.48% 34% F 40% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 8.71% 36% F 62% D-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 8.71% 36% F 58% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 25.46% 67% D+ 54% F
Risk Adjusted Return 34.20% 39% F 53% F
Market Capitalization 8.33B 79% C+ 92% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software—Infrastructure)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 19.35 83% B 52% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.70 58% F 27% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.14 70% C- 35% F
EV/EBITDA 12.55 50% F 25% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 28.08% 93% A 94% A
Return on Invested Capital 27.07% 90% A- 91% A-
Return on Assets 10.96% 98% A+ 95% A
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 2.73 79% C+ 57% F
Short Percent 3.73% 68% D+ 52% F
Beta 1.03 58% F 48% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

STA Verdict Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector