• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $185.10
  • Forecasted Upside: 9.14%
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 7 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for FFIV

Analyst Price Target is $185.10
▲ +9.14% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for F5 in the last 3 months. The average price target is $185.10, with a high forecast of $220.00 and a low forecast of $160.00. The average price target represents a 9.14% upside from the last price of $169.60.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 10 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in F5. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
12/31/2022
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  • 2 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
3/31/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
6/29/2023
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9/27/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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12/26/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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3/25/2024
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5/24/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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6/23/2024

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 7 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/30/2024Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$204.00 ➝ $182.00Low
4/30/2024Evercore ISILower TargetIn-Line ➝ In-Line$200.00 ➝ $180.00Low
4/30/2024BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$206.00 ➝ $189.00Low
4/30/2024Piper SandlerReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$187.00 ➝ $167.00Low
4/30/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$220.00Low
4/11/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$197.00 ➝ $205.00Low
2/13/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$220.00Low
2/9/2024Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$204.00Low
1/30/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$185.00 ➝ $204.00Low
1/30/2024Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$170.00 ➝ $187.00Low
1/30/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$156.00 ➝ $179.00Low
1/30/2024Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$200.00 ➝ $220.00Low
1/30/2024BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$163.00 ➝ $206.00Low
1/18/2024KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$186.00 ➝ $204.00Low
10/26/2023Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$165.00 ➝ $160.00Low
10/25/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$173.00 ➝ $160.00Low
10/25/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$162.00 ➝ $163.00Low
10/25/2023KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$193.00 ➝ $186.00Low
10/25/2023Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $175.00Low
7/25/2023Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$165.00Low
7/25/2023Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$143.00 ➝ $163.00Low
7/25/2023Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $180.00Low
7/25/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$146.00 ➝ $173.00Low
7/25/2023KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$179.00 ➝ $193.00Low
7/25/2023BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$140.00 ➝ $162.00Low
6/9/2023Bank of AmericaBoost Target$145.00 ➝ $155.00Low
4/20/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$175.00 ➝ $165.00Low
4/20/2023TD CowenLower TargetOutperform$177.00 ➝ $170.00Low
4/20/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$175.00Low
4/20/2023KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$182.00 ➝ $179.00Low
4/20/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$155.00 ➝ $146.00Low
4/20/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral$166.00 ➝ $155.00Low
4/20/2023Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$156.00 ➝ $143.00Low
4/20/2023BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$166.00 ➝ $140.00Low
3/6/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
1/25/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$190.00 ➝ $175.00Low
1/25/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower Target$160.00 ➝ $155.00Low
1/25/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral$173.00 ➝ $166.00Low
1/25/2023Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$200.00 ➝ $175.00Low
1/25/2023CowenLower TargetOutperform$187.00 ➝ $177.00Low
1/25/2023KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$190.00 ➝ $182.00Low
1/25/2023BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$180.00 ➝ $166.00Low
1/23/2023GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
1/18/2023Loop CapitalLower TargetBuy$211.00 ➝ $169.00Low
1/17/2023Piper SandlerLower Target$164.00 ➝ $159.00Low
12/20/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$190.00 ➝ $170.00Low
12/13/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$170.00 ➝ $190.00Low
10/26/2022Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$303.00 ➝ $200.00Low
10/26/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$169.00 ➝ $173.00Low
10/26/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$175.00 ➝ $160.00Low
10/26/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$173.00 ➝ $164.00Low
10/26/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $180.00Low
10/20/2022Evercore ISILower Target$155.00Low
10/11/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$205.00 ➝ $170.00Low
7/26/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$167.00 ➝ $171.00Low
7/26/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$212.00 ➝ $208.00Low
7/26/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$216.00 ➝ $205.00Low
7/20/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$215.00 ➝ $170.00Low
7/14/2022CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$210.00 ➝ $170.00Low
7/14/2022Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$225.00 ➝ $167.00Low
7/14/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Neutral$178.00N/A
7/13/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$235.00 ➝ $205.00Low
7/13/2022Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$197.00 ➝ $173.00N/A
4/28/2022BarclaysLower Target$232.00 ➝ $216.00High
4/27/2022Evercore ISILower TargetOutperform$255.00 ➝ $220.00High
4/27/2022Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $240.00High
4/27/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$210.00 ➝ $200.00High
4/27/2022Loop CapitalLower TargetBuy$273.00 ➝ $238.00High
4/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$270.00 ➝ $225.00High
4/27/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$227.00 ➝ $197.00High
4/22/2022Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$255.00Medium
4/12/2022Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$280.00 ➝ $250.00Medium
2/14/2022Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$273.00Low
1/26/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$278.00 ➝ $270.00High
1/26/2022Evercore ISILower TargetOutperform$275.00 ➝ $255.00High
1/26/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$234.00 ➝ $232.00High
1/26/2022Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$285.00 ➝ $265.00High
1/26/2022CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$215.00 ➝ $210.00High
1/26/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$220.00 ➝ $210.00High
1/25/2022William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
1/20/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$245.00 ➝ $275.00High
1/18/2022KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$307.00Medium
1/9/2022Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$240.00 ➝ $275.00Medium
12/28/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$265.00 ➝ $303.00Low
12/15/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$220.00 ➝ $280.00Medium
10/27/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$238.00 ➝ $278.00High
7/27/2021MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$229.00 ➝ $204.10Low
7/27/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$210.00 ➝ $285.00High
7/27/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$235.00 ➝ $206.39High
7/27/2021Colliers SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$245.00High
7/27/2021CowenReiterated RatingOutperform$252.00 ➝ $206.39High
7/27/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$233.00 ➝ $234.00High
7/27/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$200.00 ➝ $215.00High
7/27/2021Piper SandlerReiterated RatingOverweight$223.00 ➝ $192.62High
7/16/2021Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$255.00Medium
6/10/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$203.00 ➝ $235.00High
6/1/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$191.00 ➝ $165.00High
4/28/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral$207.00 ➝ $203.00High
4/28/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$245.00 ➝ $255.00High
4/14/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$207.00Medium
4/8/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$207.00High
3/2/2021Piper SandlerBoost Target$216.00 ➝ $223.00Low
1/27/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetPositive ➝ Sector Perform$182.00 ➝ $200.00High
1/27/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $220.00High
1/27/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$235.00 ➝ $245.00High
1/27/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$205.00 ➝ $216.00High
1/25/2021CowenBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$223.00 ➝ $255.00Medium
1/14/2021BarclaysBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Overweight$212.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
1/8/2021Smith Barney CitigroupBoost Target$165.00 ➝ $190.00High
1/8/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$205.00 ➝ $207.00High
1/8/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$199.00 ➝ $233.00High
1/8/2021Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$210.00 ➝ $235.00Medium
1/8/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$188.00 ➝ $212.00High
1/8/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Sector Perform$154.00 ➝ $182.00High
1/8/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$177.00 ➝ $205.00High
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$175.00 ➝ $205.00Medium
11/25/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$124.00 ➝ $180.00Low
11/23/2020Colliers SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $190.00Low
11/19/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$185.00 ➝ $205.00High
11/19/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$180.00 ➝ $210.00High
11/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$144.00 ➝ $192.00Low
11/10/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$170.00 ➝ $177.00High
10/23/2020MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $170.00Medium
10/22/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$183.00 ➝ $184.00Low
9/18/2020MKM PartnersLower Target$160.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
7/28/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingHold$151.00Low
7/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$170.00 ➝ $183.00High
7/28/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $180.00High
7/27/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$135.00 ➝ $154.00Medium
7/24/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$190.00Low
7/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$151.00 ➝ $170.00Medium
7/15/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$151.00Low
7/15/2020Colliers SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$170.00Low
7/9/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$175.00High
4/29/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$112.00 ➝ $140.00High
4/28/2020MKM PartnersBoost Target$144.00 ➝ $152.00High
4/28/2020NomuraBoost TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $165.00High
4/28/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$115.00 ➝ $135.00High
4/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$115.00 ➝ $135.00High
4/28/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$102.00 ➝ $151.00High
4/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$138.00 ➝ $145.00High
4/28/2020Nomura InstinetBoost TargetBuy$145.00 ➝ $165.00High
4/28/2020Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $170.00High
4/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$156.00 ➝ $151.00High
4/28/2020BarclaysBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$144.00 ➝ $165.00High
4/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $156.00High
4/6/2020Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$160.00 ➝ $140.00High
3/27/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$141.00Medium
3/23/2020Nomura SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$175.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
3/19/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$135.00 ➝ $115.00High
3/18/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$115.00Low
3/4/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$125.00 ➝ $165.00High
2/10/2020Needham & Company LLCUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$160.00High
1/28/2020William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
1/28/2020MKM PartnersLower TargetNeutral$144.00Low
1/28/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingSell$140.00 ➝ $136.00High
1/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$163.00 ➝ $160.00High
1/28/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$157.00 ➝ $147.00High
1/28/2020Nomura SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$180.00 ➝ $175.00High
1/28/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldHigh
12/20/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$150.00N/A
12/20/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSell$117.00Low
12/20/2019CowenLower TargetOutperform$185.00 ➝ $169.00High
12/20/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$192.00 ➝ $163.00High
12/5/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Underperform$185.00 ➝ $140.00High
11/24/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHold$150.00Medium
10/24/2019BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$160.00 ➝ $170.00High
10/21/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/11/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageInline$140.00Low
9/10/2019Craig HallumInitiated CoverageBuy$168.00Low
9/9/2019Piper Sandler CompaniesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$161.00 ➝ $166.00Low
8/8/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$130.00Medium
8/7/2019BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$130.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
7/25/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$188.00 ➝ $191.00Medium
7/18/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$211.00 ➝ $188.00Low
7/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$165.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
(Data available from 6/23/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.56 (Strong Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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11/26/2023
  • 18 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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12/26/2023
  • 7 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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1/25/2024
  • 31 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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2/24/2024
  • 18 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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3/25/2024
  • 12 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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4/24/2024
  • 28 very positive mentions
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  • 4 negative mentions
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5/24/2024
  • 25 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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6/23/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 25 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
F5 logo
F5, Inc. provides multi-cloud application security and delivery solutions in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. The company's distributed cloud services enable its customers to deploy, secure, and operate applications in any architecture, from on-premises to the public cloud. It offers unified, security, networking, and application management solutions, such as web app and API protection; multi-cloud networking; application delivery and deployment; domain name system; content delivery network; and application deployment and orchestration. The company also provides application security and delivery products, including NGINX Plus; NGINX Management Suite; NGINX Ingress Controller; NGINX App Protect; BIG-IP Packaged Software; and BIG-IP Systems. In addition, it provides a range of professional services, including maintenance, consulting, training, and other technical support services. F5, Inc. sells its products to large enterprise businesses, public sector institutions, governments, and service providers through distributors, value-added resellers, managed service providers, systems integrators, and other indirect channel partners. It has partnerships with public cloud providers, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. The company was formerly known as F5 Networks, Inc. and changed its name to F5, Inc. in November 2021. F5, Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
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Today's Range

Now: $169.60
Low: $168.35
High: $170.36

50 Day Range

MA: $171.89
Low: $165.31
High: $183.78

52 Week Range

Now: $169.60
Low: $142.16
High: $199.49

Volume

1,945,830 shs

Average Volume

475,246 shs

Market Capitalization

$9.94 billion

P/E Ratio

20.31

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.09

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of F5?

The following sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on F5 in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, Evercore ISI, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Morgan Stanley, Needham & Company LLC, Piper Sandler, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and TheStreet.
View the latest analyst ratings for FFIV.

What is the current price target for F5?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for F5 in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $185.10, suggesting a possible upside of 9.1%. Needham & Company LLC has the highest price target set, predicting FFIV will reach $220.00 in the next twelve months. Bank of America Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $160.00 for F5 in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for F5?

F5 currently has 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in FFIV, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
View the latest ratings for FFIV.

What other companies compete with F5?

Other companies that are similar to F5 include Juniper Networks, Ciena, EchoStar, InterDigital and Calix. Learn More about companies similar to F5.

How do I contact F5's investor relations team?

F5's physical mailing address is 801 5TH AVENUE, SEATTLE WA, 98104. The network technology company's listed phone number is (206) 272-5555 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for F5 is www.f5.com. Learn More about contacing F5 investor relations.