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FFIV - F5 Networks, Inc.

Discussion in 'Stock Message Boards NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX' started by bigbear0083, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. bigbear0083

    bigbear0083 Content Manager
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    F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) is a multinational American company which specializes in Application Delivery Networking (ADN) technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices worldwide. F5 originally manufactured and sold some of the industry's first load balancing products. In 2010 and 2011, F5 Networks was on Fortune's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies worldwide. The company was also rated one of the top ten best-performing stocks by S&P 500 in 2010.

    F5 offers products in various segments of the application delivery controller market. According to Gartner, in 2010 F5 had "a continued market-leading position" in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) market and the Advanced Platform Application Delivery Controller market. As of June 2011, Gartner cites the most significant competitors (in terms of market share) as Cisco Systems, Citrix Systems, and Radware.
     
  2. T0rm3nted

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    Reported after close today:
    Earnings: EPS $1.68 and revenue $490M
    Estimates: EPS $1.63 and revenue $485.93M
     
  3. StockJock-e

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    Holy crap @T0rm3nted ! You are an earnings posting machine!
     
  4. fidelgeorge

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    F5 Networks (FFIV +0.72%) climbed 3% in after-hours trading after it reported Q3 adjusted EPS of $1.81, above consensus of $1.79, and said it sees Q4 adjusted EPS of $1.92-$1.95, stronger than consensus of $1.92.
     
  5. T0rm3nted

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    Reported after close today (10/26/16)
    Earnings: EPS $2.11 Revenue $525.3M
    Estimates: EPS $1.94 Revenue $520.32M

    Up 5.50% after hours so far
     
  6. bigbear0083

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    new 52 week highs here...
     
  7. T0rm3nted

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    Recent Insider Trading:

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  8. anotherdevilsadvocate

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    Nearly all-time highs, just a gnat's eyelash away.

    http://www.investors.com/news/technology/f5-networks-akamai-technologies-upgraded-on-ma-outlook/

    Citigroup says it's a takeover target, just fyi. It is the top pick in IT hardware. The leading maker of application delivery controllers (ADCs) — electronic boxes that direct data traffic to computer servers. ADCs optimize server workloads in corporate and telecom data centers, helping speed up websites and communication networks.
     
  9. anotherdevilsadvocate

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    No buyers when this gets above 146.
     
  10. anotherdevilsadvocate

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    Some nice fundamentals on this one: no debt, 36.90% ROE, P/FCF=15.4, high margins.
     
  11. anotherdevilsadvocate

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    Weekly chart with 200 wma shown
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    Sitting on the 200 wma now, a good spot to buy at.
     
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  12. Bodacious

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    Is this at it's bottom now? Is a reversal imminent?

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  13. anotherdevilsadvocate

    anotherdevilsadvocate Well-Known Member

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    I was just looking at this today, looked like it could be a bottom.
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    It's been over 5 years since it underperformed the S&P so badly. Although these guys are only growing slowly, they're still making more than they were last year.
     

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