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F5 Networks Inc (FFIV) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on September 30, 2018

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F5 Networks Inc (FFIV) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on September 30, 2018. F5 Networks Inc provides software-defined application services designed to ensure that applications delivered over Internet Protocol networks are available to any user, anywhere, anytime, on any device and on any network. F5 Networks Inc has a market cap of $10.2 billion; its shares were traded at around $169.44 with a P/E ratio of 23.06 and P/S ratio of 4.84. F5 Networks Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 21.20% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated F5 Networks Inc the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.


For the last quarter F5 Networks Inc reported a revenue of $562.7 million, compared with the revenue of $538.0 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $2.2 billion, an increase of 3.4% from last year. For the last five years F5 Networks Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 7.4% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $7.32 for the year, an increase of 12.6% from previous year. Over the last five years F5 Networks Inc had an EPS growth rate of 15.8% a year. The F5 Networks Inc enjoyed an operating margin of 28.19%, compared with the operating margin of 27.61% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of F5 Networks Inc is 28.35%. The profitability rank of the company is 9 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, F5 Networks Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $424.7 million, compared with $673.2 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt. F5 Networks Inc has a financial strength rank of 9 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $169.44, F5 Networks Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $168.90. The P/S ratio of the stock is 4.84, while the historical median P/S ratio is 4.83. The intrinsic value of the stock is $209.24 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 36.03% during the past 12 months.

CEO Recent Trades:

  • President, CEO & Director Francois Locoh-donou sold 8,530 shares of FFIV stock on 11/06/2018 at the average price of $178.04. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.83% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Director Sandra E. Bergeron sold 8,900 shares of FFIV stock on 11/19/2018 at the average price of $169.54. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.06% since.
  • EVP, Worldwide Sales Chad Michael Whalen sold 53 shares of FFIV stock on 11/15/2018 at the average price of $175.84. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.64% since.
  • EVP, Worldwide Sales Chad Michael Whalen sold 44 shares of FFIV stock on 11/08/2018 at the average price of $188.46. The price of the stock has decreased by 10.09% since.
  • Director Deborah L Bevier sold 2,540 shares of FFIV stock on 11/06/2018 at the average price of $181.25. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.52% since.
  • EVP, Worldwide Sales Chad Michael Whalen sold 119 shares of FFIV stock on 11/02/2018 at the average price of $177.35. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.46% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of FFIV, click here.

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