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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
FFIV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.31 vs. FFIV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FFIV' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.51
FFIV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. FFIV: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FFIV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.51
0.51
0.86
Interest Coverage No Debt
FFIV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 194.46 vs. FFIV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FFIV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 7.57
M-Score: -3.30
WACC vs ROIC
8.57%
86.76%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 27.44
FFIV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. FFIV: 27.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FFIV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.28  Med: 27.97 Max: 30.95
Current: 27.44
15.28
30.95
Net-margin (%) 18.34
FFIV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. FFIV: 18.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FFIV' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.43  Med: 18.16 Max: 20.96
Current: 18.34
11.43
20.96
ROE (%) 29.83
FFIV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1801 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. FFIV: 29.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FFIV' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.99  Med: 20.37 Max: 29.83
Current: 29.83
9.99
29.83
ROA (%) 16.00
FFIV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1916 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. FFIV: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FFIV' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.89  Med: 13.75 Max: 16.47
Current: 16
7.89
16.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 505.16
FFIV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1876 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.91 vs. FFIV: 505.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FFIV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 237.65  Med: 652.64 Max: 853.66
Current: 505.16
237.65
853.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.20
FFIV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. FFIV: 16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FFIV' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 19.8 Max: 80.7
Current: 16.2
-3.3
80.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.30
FFIV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. FFIV: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FFIV' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.6  Med: 19.9 Max: 91.7
Current: 14.3
-22.6
91.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.40
FFIV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. FFIV: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FFIV' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.6  Med: 18.1 Max: 171.4
Current: 15.4
-48.6
171.4
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

FFIV Guru Trades in Q1 2016

First Eagle Investment 1,526,829 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 206,668 sh (+30.58%)
Jim Simons 1,087,274 sh (+5.35%)
Ken Fisher 7,793 sh (+1.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 718,550 sh (-5.14%)
Columbia Wanger 464,801 sh (-44.59%)
Ray Dalio 72,523 sh (-50.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 76,814 sh (-78.34%)
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Q2 2016

FFIV Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 18,553 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,363,174 sh (+25.38%)
Joel Greenblatt 93,597 sh (+21.85%)
Ray Dalio 87,460 sh (+20.60%)
First Eagle Investment 1,531,980 sh (+0.34%)
Ken Fisher 7,685 sh (-1.39%)
Columbia Wanger 401,233 sh (-13.68%)
Jeremy Grantham 165,408 sh (-19.96%)
PRIMECAP Management 460,150 sh (-35.96%)
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Q3 2016

FFIV Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 104,837 sh (+12.01%)
Jim Simons 1,518,074 sh (+11.36%)
Ken Fisher 7,986 sh (+3.92%)
Jeremy Grantham 90,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 1,525,905 sh (-0.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,384 sh (-0.91%)
Ray Dalio 73,910 sh (-15.49%)
Jeremy Grantham 91,496 sh (-44.68%)
PRIMECAP Management 120,275 sh (-73.86%)
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Q4 2016

FFIV Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 7,783 sh (-2.54%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure    NAICS: 541511    SIC: 7371
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F5 Networks Inc is a developer and provider of software-defined application services designed to ensure that applications delivered over Internet Protocol (IP) networks are available to any user, anywhere, anytime, on any device and on any network.

F5 Networks Inc was incorporated on February 26, 1996 in the State of Washington. The Company provides Application Delivery Networking (ADN) technology that secures and optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance and availability of servers, and other network resources. Its products are application delivery controllers (ADCs) that include its BIG-IP family of appliances and the line of scalable VIPRION systems. These products are deployed in front of web and application servers, balancing traffic and performing compute-intensive functions such as encrypting and un-enscrypting transmissions, screening traffic for security threats, maintaining open connections with servers, speeding the flow of traffic, managing access to applications and data and a variety of other functions that improve the security, performance, and availability of applications. It also offers virtual editions of its ADN software that can run on physical or virtual servers and allow customers to deploy products in virtualized and cloud environments. With the purchase of Traffix Communication Systems Ltd. (Traffix Systems) in February 2012, the Company acquired a line of Diameter signaling products that enable full connectivity, enhanced scalability, and comprehensive control for telecommunications operators. These products enable operators to control their signaling networks effectively in the migration to next-generation networks. The Company's storage virtualization products simplify and reduce the cost of managing files and file storage devices, and ensure fast, secure, easy access to files for users and applications. In addition, the Company offers a range of services, such as consulting, training, installation, maintenance, and other technical support services. It serves technology, telecommunications, financial services, transportation, and manufacturing industries, as well as government customers. The Company markets its products and services through distributors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators. It has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific. Competitors include Cisco Systems, Inc. Other competitors in this market include Citrix Systems, Inc., Brocade, Radware Ltd, and a number of smaller competitors including A10 Networks, Array Networks, Barracuda Networks, Crescendo Networks, and Zeus Technology Ltd.

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 26.36
FFIV's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 24.99 vs. FFIV: 26.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FFIV' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.19  Med: 30.11 Max: 72.6
Current: 26.36
17.19
72.6
Forward P/E 17.15
FFIV's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.83 vs. FFIV: 17.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.36
FFIV's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.74 vs. FFIV: 26.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FFIV' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.19  Med: 30.07 Max: 72.6
Current: 26.36
17.19
72.6
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 18.87
FFIV's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 23.57 vs. FFIV: 18.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
FFIV' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.13  Med: 22.18 Max: 48.45
Current: 18.87
11.13
48.45
P/B 7.83
FFIV's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. FFIV: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FFIV' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 5.46 Max: 10.83
Current: 7.83
1.98
10.83
P/S 4.86
FFIV's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. FFIV: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FFIV' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 5.24 Max: 12.37
Current: 4.86
2.32
12.37
PFCF 15.09
FFIV's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.18 vs. FFIV: 15.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FFIV' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.15  Med: 17 Max: 36.24
Current: 15.09
8.15
36.24
POCF 13.64
FFIV's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.43 vs. FFIV: 13.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FFIV' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 15.59 Max: 34.8
Current: 13.64
7.2
34.8
EV-to-EBIT 15.34
FFIV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. FFIV: 15.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FFIV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 18.2 Max: 45.7
Current: 15.34
9.7
45.7
EV-to-EBITDA 13.90
FFIV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. FFIV: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FFIV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 16.4 Max: 41.4
Current: 13.9
8.8
41.4
PEG 1.87
FFIV's PEG is ranked higher than
53% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. FFIV: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FFIV' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.73
Current: 1.87
0.26
3.73
Shiller P/E 46.49
FFIV's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 38.77 vs. FFIV: 46.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FFIV' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.02  Med: 63.36 Max: 221.38
Current: 46.49
33.02
221.38
Current Ratio 1.53
FFIV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FFIV: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FFIV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.11 Max: 4.78
Current: 1.53
1.48
4.78
Quick Ratio 1.49
FFIV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1850 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. FFIV: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FFIV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.05 Max: 4.72
Current: 1.49
1.45
4.72
Days Inventory 36.87
FFIV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. FFIV: 36.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FFIV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.35  Med: 28.68 Max: 36.87
Current: 36.87
25.35
36.87
Days Sales Outstanding 49.06
FFIV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 67.01 vs. FFIV: 49.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FFIV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.41  Med: 51.78 Max: 63.72
Current: 49.06
46.41
63.72
Days Payable 36.93
FFIV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 42.63 vs. FFIV: 36.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FFIV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.07  Med: 49.93 Max: 78.74
Current: 36.93
32.07
78.74

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.80
FFIV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. FFIV: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FFIV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.6  Med: -0.4 Max: 5.8
Current: 5.8
-59.6
5.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 55.29
FFIV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. FFIV: 55.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FFIV' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 17.36 Max: 55.29
Current: 55.29
2.66
55.29
Price/Tangible Book 16.04
FFIV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. FFIV: 16.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FFIV' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 6.29 Max: 38.59
Current: 16.04
2.08
38.59
Price/Projected FCF 1.12
FFIV's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. FFIV: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FFIV' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.42 Max: 3.73
Current: 1.12
0.98
3.73
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.93
FFIV's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
78% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. FFIV: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
FFIV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FFIV: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FFIV' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.98 Max: 3.66
Current: 0.92
0.34
3.66
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.93
FFIV's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. FFIV: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
FFIV' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.93
0.96
2.87
Price/Graham Number 4.34
FFIV's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. FFIV: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FFIV' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 3.28 Max: 8.08
Current: 4.34
2.11
8.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.50
FFIV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1841 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. FFIV: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FFIV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 5.5 Max: 10.3
Current: 6.5
2.2
10.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.74
FFIV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.04 vs. FFIV: 18.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FFIV' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 29 Max: 97.4
Current: 18.74
1.4
97.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,995
EPS (TTM) $ 5.39
Beta0.82
Short Percentage of Float6.07%
52-Week Range $86.03 - 148.34
Shares Outstanding (Mil)65.32

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,132 2,264 2,432
EPS ($) 8.32 9.27 10.17
EPS w/o NRI ($) 8.32 9.27 10.17
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.96%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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