F5 Networks Overview

  • Founded
  • 1996
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 6,461
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • FFIV
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 17
  • Share Price
  • $200.45
  • (As of Thursday Closing)

F5 Networks General Information

Description

F5 is a market leader in the application delivery controller market. The company sells products for networking traffic, security, and policy management. Its products ensure applications are safely routed in efficient manners within on-premises data centers and across cloud environments. More than half of its revenue is based on providing services, and its three customer verticals are enterprises, service providers, and government entities. The Seattle-based firm was incorporated in 1996 and generates sales globally.

Contact Information

Website
www.f5.com
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
IT Consulting and Outsourcing
Other Industries
Systems and Information Management
Stock Exchange
NAS
Primary Office
  • 801 5th Avenue
  • Seattle, WA 98104
  • United States
+1 (206) 000-0000
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F5 Networks Stock Performance

(As of Thursday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$200.45 $197.26 $174.34 - $249.00 $12B 60.7M 652K $5.57

F5 Networks Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Dec-2021 FY 2021 30-Sep-2021 FY 2020 30-Sep-2020 FY 2019 30-Sep-2019
EV 14,788,115 11,953,109 7,201,860 7,456,971
Revenue 2,665,899 2,603,416 2,350,822 2,242,447
EBITDA 499,616 502,361 492,254 609,618
Net Income 337,122 331,241 307,441 427,734
Total Assets 5,086,908 4,997,280 4,677,920 3,390,275
Total Debt 698,714 715,278 773,047 0
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

F5 Networks Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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F5 Networks Comparisons

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F5 Networks Competitors (39)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
NetApp Formerly VC-backed San Jose, CA 00000 000.00 000000&0
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00000000 Private Equity-Backed Andover, MA 0000 000 000000000 00
000000000 Private Equity-Backed Amsterdam, Netherlands 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
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F5 Networks Patents

F5 Networks Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20210258248-A1 Subscriber-aware network controller Pending 19-Feb-2020 000000000 0
EP-3869749-A1 Subscriber-aware network controller Pending 19-Feb-2020 0000000000 0
US-11019022-B1 Processing packets with returnable values Active 28-Jan-2020 00000000000 00
EP-3860096-A1 Processing packets with returnable values Pending 28-Jan-2020 00000000000
US-20210152598-A1 Network application firewall Pending 18-Nov-2019 H04L67/28
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F5 Networks Executive Team (67)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Francois Locoh-Donou Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Francis Pelzer Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting
Tom Fountain Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Strategy
Geng Lin Chief Technology Officer, Technology & Executive Vice President
Haiyan Song Excutive Vice President & General Manager, Security & Distributed Cloud
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F5 Networks Board Members (18)

Name Representing Role Since
Alan Higginson Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
Elizabeth Buse F5 Networks Board Member 000 0000
Francois Locoh-Donou F5 Networks Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Gary Ames Self Director 000 0000
James Phillips F5 Networks Board Member 000 0000
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F5 Networks Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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F5 Networks Investments & Acquisitions (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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Lyatiss 01-Jan-2015 Merger/Acquisition Application Software
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F5 Networks Subsidiaries (5)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Volterra Systems and Information Management San Jose, CA 2017
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00000 00000000 Network Management Software Santa Clara, CA 0000
00000000 0000000 Network Management Software Louisville, CO 0000
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