F5, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) CFO Sells $99,085.00 in Stock

F5, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIVGet Rating) CFO Francis J. Pelzer sold 500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, April 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $198.17, for a total transaction of $99,085.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 16,389 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,247,808.13. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

FFIV traded up $5.13 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $202.46. 514,820 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 626,201. F5, Inc. has a 1 year low of $174.34 and a 1 year high of $249.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.14, a current ratio of 1.18 and a quick ratio of 1.16. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.30 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.01, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.65 and a beta of 1.11. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $202.99 and its 200-day simple moving average is $215.61.

F5 (NASDAQ:FFIVGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 25th. The network technology company reported $2.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.98 by $0.10. F5 had a net margin of 12.65% and a return on equity of 22.00%. The company had revenue of $687.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $678.08 million. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.66 EPS. F5’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that F5, Inc. will post 7.12 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms have commented on FFIV. KeyCorp began coverage on shares of F5 in a research report on Tuesday, January 18th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $307.00 price objective for the company. Evercore ISI lowered their price objective on shares of F5 from $275.00 to $255.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, January 26th. Needham & Company LLC increased their target price on shares of F5 from $265.00 to $303.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 28th. Loop Capital started coverage on shares of F5 in a research note on Monday, February 14th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $273.00 target price on the stock. Finally, StockNews.com downgraded shares of F5 from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $240.36.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Marshall Wace LLP raised its position in F5 by 39.5% during the 3rd quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 13,596 shares of the network technology company’s stock worth $2,703,000 after buying an additional 3,848 shares during the last quarter. Distillate Capital Partners LLC raised its position in F5 by 23.3% during the 3rd quarter. Distillate Capital Partners LLC now owns 14,745 shares of the network technology company’s stock worth $2,931,000 after buying an additional 2,790 shares during the last quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its holdings in shares of F5 by 2.1% during the 3rd quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 5,422 shares of the network technology company’s stock valued at $1,078,000 after purchasing an additional 112 shares in the last quarter. DNB Asset Management AS increased its holdings in shares of F5 by 6.6% during the 4th quarter. DNB Asset Management AS now owns 10,819 shares of the network technology company’s stock valued at $2,648,000 after purchasing an additional 672 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tealwood Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of F5 during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $1,399,000. 92.21% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

F5 Company Profile (Get Rating)

F5, Inc provides multi-cloud application security and delivery solutions for the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company's multi-cloud application security and delivery solutions enable its customers to develop, deploy, operate, secure, and govern applications in any architecture, from on-premises to the public cloud.

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