F5 Inc. (FFIV) Reached A New High 5 times During The Past Five Days


As of Wednesday close, F5 Inc.’s (NASDAQ:FFIV) stock was down -$1.38, moving down -0.88 percent to $155.73. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 478,020 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $7.45 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 562,815, while in the previous 50 days, it was 583,096.

Since last month, FFIV stock rose 1.47%. Shares of the company fell to $133.68 on 11/09/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $249.00 was reached on 01/12/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $133.68. Since the beginning of this year, FFIV’s stock price has dropped by -36.36% or -$88.98, and marked a new high 3 times. However, the stock has declined by -37.46% since its 52-week high.

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FFIV stock investors should be aware that F5 Inc. (FFIV) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 10 days ago on Nov 14. WHITE ANA MARIA, the EVP and Chief HR Officer of the company, disposed of 170 shares for $149.95 on Nov 14. It resulted in a $25,491 divestment by the insider. Lin Geng sold 2,152 shares at an average price of $145.04 on Nov 11. The insider now owns 8,451 shares following the transaction. On Nov 08, EVP, Chief Technology Officer Lin Geng sold 1,730 shares at $138.45 apiece. The transaction was valued at $239,518.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, F5 Inc. (FFIV) has a P/E ratio of about 29.49. The stock’s beta is 1.09. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 3.41, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 3.77, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 22.48 may also be considered.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, F5 Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.00, while its current ratio was 1.00, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 80.00% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 15.00%. Based on annual data, FFIV earned $2.16 billion in gross profit and brought in $2.7 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 12.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 13.40%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. FFIV’s revenue rose 2.58% to $674.49 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $700.03 million. While analysts expected F5 Inc. to report $2.52 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $2.62 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 4.00%. During the quarter, the company generated $134.74 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of F5 Inc. were 2.81 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $622.15 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $60.37 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at F5 Inc.’s (FFIV) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 27.78%, the RSI 9-day stood at 66.00% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current F5 Inc. price is up by +5.02% percent or $7.45. At present, FFIV shares trade +9.37% above its 20-day simple moving average and +0.26% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +1.50% above its SMA50 and -23.32% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 94.36% and Stochastic coefficient D was 88.61%, while ATR was 4.45. Given the Stochastic reading of 88.70% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 61.00%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 3.86, while the 14-day reading stands at 8.58.

Analyst Ratings

F5 Inc. downgraded its rating on F5 Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) to an In-line in a note to investors on October 11, 2022. The analysts firm previously had an Outperform rating on the stock.

With a median target price of $170.95, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $150.00 – $200.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict F5 Inc. (FFIV) will achieve an average price target of $172.92.


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