F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) Hit $181 Target Given By DA Davidson.

May 17, 2018 - By Megan Stone

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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.

Moreover, Todd Asset Limited Liability has 1.3% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 366,537 shs. 10,280 are owned by Rdl Financial. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The has invested 0.01% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 0.02% or 285,140 shs. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv reported 1.54 million shs stake. Chevy Chase Trust Holding Incorporated holds 0.03% of its capital in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 54,224 shs. Da Davidson And Com reported 0.06% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Farmers Merchants Investments invested in 0% or 36 shs. Tradewinds Cap Mgmt Limited reported 6,536 shs stake. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 32,279 shs. Lpl Financial Ltd owns 0% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 4,945 shs. Raymond James Associate invested in 23,773 shs. Oppenheimer & holds 1,875 shs. Reinhart Prtnrs Inc stated it has 189,758 shs or 2.46% of all its holdings. Numeric Invsts Ltd Llc holds 0.15% or 159,200 shs in its capital.

F5 Networks, Inc. had 17 sales and 0 insider purchases since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $20.13 million. On Thursday, May 3 the insider DiLullo John D sold $1.15M. 2,000 F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) shs with value of $289,014 were sold by HIGGINSON ALAN. Kearny Ryan C. sold 862 shs worth $140,320. MCADAM JOHN sold $4.33M worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 25,000 shs on Thursday, May 10. $446,238 worth of stock was sold by Rogers Scot Frazier on Tuesday, May 1. Locoh-Donou Francois sold $1.37M worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) on Tuesday, May 1.

DA Davidson Decreased F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV)’s Stock Rating to “Neutral”.

A potential 5.82 % upside on Wednesday morning has F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) with $181 price target. DA Davidson has downgraded firm’s rating to “Neutral” form “Buy”.

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

In total 15 analysts cover F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV). “Buy” rating has 7, “Sell” are 2, while 6 are “Hold”. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has 47% bullish analysts. With $21100 highest and $130 lowest target price, F5 Networks has $162.38 average target price or -5.06% below the current ($171.04) price. 19 are the (NASDAQ:FFIV)’s ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, April 26. On Wednesday, January 10 Piper Jaffray maintained F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) with “Hold” rating. On Friday, January 5 the firm has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank given. The company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 23. The company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 25. On Friday, April 13 the rating was upgraded by William Blair to “Buy”. In Wednesday, January 24 report Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Tuesday, February 6 the stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has “Hold” rating given by Goldman Sachs. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given. In Wednesday, January 24 report Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $145.0 target.

Ticker’s shares touched $171.04 during the last trading session after 0.09% 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%.

On July, 25 F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV)’s earnings release is anticipated by WallStreet, as reported by Faxor. Analysts predict $1.86 EPS, which is $0.31 up or 20.00 % from 2017’s $1.55 EPS. FFIV’s profit could reach $113.67 million with 22.99 P/E in case $1.86 EPS is revealed. Wall Street now sees 3.33 % EPS growth despite F5 Networks, Inc. previous quarter’s EPS of $1.80.

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 $10.45 billion. 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.26.4 is the P/E ratio. 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 brought out by: Globenewswire.com which released on May 15, 2018 “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Gartner, F5 Networks, Medidata Solutions, Evertec, Ring Energy, and …”, also Benzinga.com on May 16, 2018 brought out “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 16, 2018”, the next Benzinga.com is “F5 Networks Q2 Earnings Preview” on April 25, 2018. 247Wallst.com has article titled “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3M, AMD, CenturyLink, Chipotle, F5 Networks, Raymond James, Symantec …”.

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