F5 Networks

F5, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), develops products that strengthen the security, performance, and availability of applications, servers, and datacenters. All of F5 products are highly programmable and integrate into any data environment—cloud, on premise, or hybrid-cloud. With F5, organizations unify disparate technologies and align IT departments to changing business conditions, including those that call for on-demand services. To date, 48 of the Fortune 50 companies rely on F5 to deliver applications that customers and employees can securely access at any time, on any device, from any location.
Company Growth (employees)
Seattle, US
Size (employees)
4,395 (est)-1%
F5 Networks was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, US

F5 Networks Office Locations

F5 Networks has an office in Seattle
Seattle, US (HQ)
401 Elliott Ave W

F5 Networks Data and Metrics

F5 Networks Financial Metrics

F5 Networks's revenue was reported to be $2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.7 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

365.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

547.4 m

Market capitalization (20-Jul-2017)

8.2 b

Closing share price (20-Jul-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2016)

514.6 m
F5 Networks's current market capitalization is $8.2 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.7 b1.9 b2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

310 m332.3 m337.2 m

Gross profit

1.4 b1.6 b1.7 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

158.2 m

R&D expense

83.7 m

General and administrative expense

35.2 m

Operating expense total

928.5 m1 b1.1 b


493.6 m552.9 m547.4 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

497.3 m561.3 m549.9 m

Income tax expense

186.2 m196.3 m184 m

Net Income

311.2 m365 m365.9 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


189.7 m281.5 m390.5 m514.6 m

Accounts Receivable

204.2 m242.2 m279.4 m268.2 m


19 m24.5 m33.7 m34.1 m

Current Assets

816.4 m998.8 m1.2 b1.3 b


63.5 m66.8 m95.9 m123.2 m


523.7 m557 m556 m556 m

Total Assets

2.2 b2.2 b2.3 b2.3 b

Accounts Payable

37.3 m43.8 m50.8 m34.1 m

Current Liabilities

551.4 m637 m755.1 m844.2 m

Non-Current Liabilities

140.5 m178.7 m240.4 m276.8 m

Total Liabilities

691.8 m815.6 m995.6 m1.1 b

Retained Earnings

1.3 b1.4 b1.3 b1.2 b

Total Equity

1.5 b1.4 b1.3 b1.2 b

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.6 x1.8 x1.9 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

277.3 m311.2 m365 m365.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

40 m46.1 m52.6 m56.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(19 m)(41 m)(39 m)9.7 m


(1.6 m)(5.4 m)(9.2 m)(334 k)

Cash From Operating Activities

499.7 m549 m684.5 m711.5 m

Purchases of PP&E

(26.6 m)(22.7 m)(60.3 m)(63.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(352.5 m)150.6 m(10.7 m)62.7 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(166.3 m)(605 m)(556.9 m)(652.6 m)

Income Taxes Paid

156.8 m169.4 m189.2 m164.4 m
USDY, 2016


461.8 k

Financial Leverage

1.9 x

F5 Networks Operating Metrics

F5 Networks's Registered Users was reported to be 278 k in FY, 2016, which is a 25% increase from the previous period. F5 Networks's Backlog was reported to be $33.4 m in FY, 2016, which is a 12% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$61.6 m$38.1 m$33.4 m

Registered Users

165 k223 k278 k

Patents (US)


Patents (foreign)


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F5 Networks Revenue Breakdown

F5 Networks Median Salaries

Source: 293 public H-1B filings from F5 Networks

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