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tickrz rank
B
F5 Networks Inc (FFIV)
Technology | Computer Software & Services
119.73  1.72%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankB / 216Warren Buffett RankA / 121
Pure Value RankC / 250Dividend RankD / NO DIVIDEND
Moat RankA / 58Financial Strength RankN/A
Growth RankA / 106Momentum RankC / 353
FFIV vs COMPUTER SOFTWARE & SERVICES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
FFIVSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO19.0545.419.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO9.7122.111.77
P/S RATIO3.615.32.03
P/B RATIO6.2310.73.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY32.94%17.15%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL4177.55%19.87%10.04%
NET MARGIN18.34%13.64%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATION/A
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY0%
INTEREST COVERAGEN/Ax
CURRENT RATIO1.59
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH12.69%
5 YR SPS GROWTH11.61%
5 YR BPS GROWTH5.38%
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F5 Networks Inc 's strong growth translates to a Growth Rank in the top 25% of all stocks
tickrz rank B / 216
F5 Networks Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 250Warren Buffett ranking A / 121
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. F5 Networks Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 19.1x, a P/B ratio of 6.2x, a P/S ratio of 3.6x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.7x. F5 Networks Inc ranks 250 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.F5 Networks Inc ranks 121 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, F5 Networks Inc warrants further investigation.

quality
moat A / 58financial strength N/A
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. F5 Networks Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector. F5 Networks Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency.A debt/equity ratio of 0% and a Moat Rank of 58 translate to a not available Financial Strength score.


momentum C / 353
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -0.39% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 353. Based on its 12 month stock performance, F5 Networks Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield D / NO DIVIDEND
value + yield
F5 Networks Inc currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth A / 106
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 12.7% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 11.6% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 5.4% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

F5 Networks Inc (FFIV)
Technology | Computer Software & Services
119.73  1.72%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio19.05x
P/B Ratio6.23x
P/S Ratio3.61x
EV/EBITDA Ratio9.71x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
0%
PAYOUT RATION/A
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY0%
INTEREST COVERAGEN/Ax
CURRENT RATIO1.59
MOAT
ROE32.94%
ROIC4177.55%
Net Margin18.34%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH12.69%
5 YR SPS GROWTH11.61%
5 YR BPS GROWTH5.38%

TICKRZ RANK
F5 Networks Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. F5 Networks Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 19.1x, a P/B ratio of 6.2x, a P/S ratio of 3.6x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.7x. F5 Networks Inc ranks 250 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
F5 Networks Inc ranks 121 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, F5 Networks Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. F5 Networks Inc appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Technology sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
F5 Networks Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency.A debt/equity ratio of 0% and a Moat Rank of 58 translate to a not available Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -0.39% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 353. Based on its 12 month stock performance, F5 Networks Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
F5 Networks Inc currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 12.7% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 11.6% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 5.4% speak to its impressive growth ranking.