Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on November 19, 2020, F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) set off with pace as it heaved 3.07% to $160.20. During the day, the stock rose to $160.81 and sunk to $156.30 before settling in for the price of $155.43 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, FFIV posted a 52-week range of $79.78-$166.67.
The company of the Technology sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 5.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 11.60%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -7.60%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $60.98 million, simultaneously with a float of $57.66 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $9.66 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $132.98, while the 200-day Moving Average is $131.57.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 5325 employees. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +82.29, operating margin was +20.13 and Pretax Margin of +16.86.
F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Software – Infrastructure industry. F5 Networks Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.30%, in contrast to 99.00% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 16, this organization’s President, CEO & Director sold 1,900 shares at the rate of 164.26, making the entire transaction reach 312,100 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 73,981. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 09, Company’s EVP, Chief Technology Officer sold 920 for 158.86, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 146,151. This particular insider is now the holder of 2,246 in total.
F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 9/29/2020, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $2.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $2.37) by $0.06. This company achieved a net margin of +13.08 while generating a return on equity of 15.40. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.37 per share during the current fiscal year.
F5 Networks Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -7.60% and is forecasted to reach 10.96 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 2.56% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 11.60% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.30. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 5.37. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $31.89, and its Beta score is 1.10. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 4.11. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 16.27.
In the same vein, FFIV’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 5.02, a figure that is expected to reach 2.33 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 10.96 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV)
Going through the that latest performance of [F5 Networks Inc., FFIV]. Its last 5-days volume of 0.79 million was inferior to the volume of 0.86 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 67.97% While, its Average True Range was 5.56.
Raw Stochastic average of F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 87.03%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 82.63% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 44.45% that was higher than 35.30% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.