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Last $123.47 USD
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$123.18
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$124.14
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$122.97
52 Week High
12/24/14 - $136.11
52 Week Low
04/28/14 - $99.26
Market Cap
8.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.6M
EPS TTM
$4.70
Shares Outstanding
71.7M
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f5 networks inc (FFIV) Details

F5 Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells application delivery networking products that optimize the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. It offers Local Traffic Manager, which provides intelligent load-balancing and traffic management; Global Traffic Manager that automatically directs users to the closest or best-performing data center; Link Controller, which monitors the health and availability of each connection in organizations with more than one Internet service provider; Advanced Firewall Manager to guard data centers against incoming threats that enter the network on the deployed protocols; and Application Security Manager, an application firewall that provides comprehensive, proactive, and application-layer protection against generalized and targeted attacks. The company also provides Access Policy Manager, which provides secure, granular, and context-aware access to networks and applications; Application Acceleration Manager that combines the application delivery features available in WAN optimization manager and WebAccelerator; Carrier-Grade Network Address Translation, which offers a set of tools that enables service providers to migrate to IPv6 while continuing to support and interoperate with existing IPv4 devices and content; and Policy Enforcement Manager that offers traffic classification capabilities to identify the specific applications and services to service providers. In addition, it offers BIG-IP application delivery controllers; VIPRION chassis-based systems; and Traffix Signaling Delivery Controller for diameter signaling and routing. The company sells its products to enterprise customers and service providers through distributors, value-added resellers, and systems integrators in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Japan, and the Asia Pacific Region. F5 Networks, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

3,834 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/26/14
Founded in 1996

f5 networks inc (FFIV) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $813.3K
Chief Finance Officer and Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $381.0K
Executive Vice President of Business Operatio...
Total Annual Compensation: $404.6K
Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $506.9K
Executive Vice President of Strategic Solutio...
Total Annual Compensation: $405.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

f5 networks inc (FFIV) Key Developments

F5 Networks, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter Ending June 30, 2015

F5 Networks, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated financial results for the second quarter and six months ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $85.6 million against $75.7 million a year ago. Income from operations was $132.9 million against $110.9 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $136.121 million against $110.9 million a year ago. Net income was $85.73 million or $1.18 per diluted share against $69.641 million or $0.91 per diluted share a year ago. Net income excluding stock-based compensation, amortization of purchased intangible assets and loss on facility sublease (non-GAAP) - diluted was $115.3 million or $1.59 per diluted share against $96.9 million or $1.27 per diluted share a year ago. Revenue in the second quarter of fiscal 2015 reflected solid sequential and year-over-year growth in sales to U.S. service providers and enterprise customers. Solid earnings results reflect continued strength in operating margins and were also supported by a lower than anticipated effective tax rate for the quarter. Solid earnings results reflect continued strength in operating margins and were also supported by a lower than anticipated effective tax rate for the quarter. Earnings growth and a 23% year-over-year increase in deferred revenue contributed to exceptionally strong cash flow from operations during the quarter. Cash flow from operations was $142.3 million, driven by higher-than-expected profitability and stronger-than-expected collections in the current quarter. Capital expenditures for the quarter were $10.2 million. For the six months, the company reported total revenues of $161.944 million against $148.55 million a year ago. Income from operations was $265.2 million against $220 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $271.030 million against $220.3 million a year ago. Net income was $174.81 million or $2.38 per diluted share against $137.7 million or $1.79 per diluted share a year ago. Net income excluding stock-based compensation, amortization of purchased intangible assets and loss on facility sublease (non-GAAP) - diluted was $229.5 million or $3.13 per diluted share against $191.7 million or $2.49 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $328.7 million against $240.9 million a year ago. Purchases of investments were $254.82 million against $289.521 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $20.502 million against $10.12 million a year ago. For the third quarter ending June 30, 2015, the company has set a revenue target of $475 million to $485 million with a GAAP earnings target of $1.16 to $1.19 per diluted share and non-GAAP earnings target is $1.57 to $1.60 per diluted share. Net income to be in a range of $83.5 to $85.7 million. Non-GAAP net income excluding stock-based compensation expense and amortization of purchased intangible assets was $113.4 to $115.6 million. Non-GAAP net income per share - diluted was $1.57 to $160. GAAP gross margin is anticipated to be in the 82% to 82.5% range, including approximately $4 million of stock-based compensation expense and $2.7 million in amortization of purchased intangible assets. Non-GAAP gross margin is expected to be in the 83.5% to 84% range. GAAP effective tax rate of 37% and a non-GAAP effective tax rate of 35%.

F5 Networks, Inc. Approves the Adoption of Fifth Amended and Restated Bylaws

On April 19, 2015, the Board of Directors of F5 Networks, Inc. approved the adoption of the company's fifth amended and restated bylaws. The amended and restated bylaws also expand the maximum number of authorized directors to be set by resolution of the Board from nine to no more than ten.

F5 Networks, Inc. Announces Executive and Board Changes, Effective July 1

F5 Networks, Inc. announced the appointment of Manny Rivelo as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the company's Board of Directors, effective July 1. Rivelo will replace John McAdam, who will remain on Board of Directors as non-executive Board Chair. Al Higginson, current Board Chair, will serve as the Board's lead independent Director.

 

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