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F5 Networks is the company that specializes in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources. Known originally for its load balancing product, today the Company's product and services line includes all things related to the delivery of applications, such as local load balancing and acceleration, global (DNS based) load balancing and acceleration, security through web application firewall and application authentication and access products, DDoS defense, and more. F5 technologies are available in the data center and the cloud, including private, public, and multi-cloud environments.

TypePublic
Founded1996
HQSeattle, US
Websitef5.com
Employee Ratings3.9

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sep 2018)4,409
Job Openings372
Revenue (FY, 2016)$2 B(+4%)
Share Price (Oct 2019)$137.2

Key People/Management at F5 Networks

Steve McMillan

Steve McMillan

Executive Vice President of Global Services
Scot Rogers

Scot Rogers

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Ryan Kearny

Ryan Kearny

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
John DiLullo

John DiLullo

Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
François Locoh-Donou

François Locoh-Donou

President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director
Kara Sprague

Kara Sprague

Senior Vice President and General Manager of ADC
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F5 Networks Office Locations

F5 Networks has offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Liberty Lake, Louisville and in 51 other locations
Seattle, US (HQ)
401 Elliott Ave W
Bellevue, US
3535 Factoria Blvd SE
Liberty Lake, US
1322 N Whitman Ln
Louisville, US
285 Century Pl #150
Lowell, US
41 Wellman St
New York, US
600 Lexington Ave
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F5 Networks Financials and Metrics

F5 Networks Revenue

F5 Networks's revenue was reported to be $2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Net income (Q3, 2019)

85.9m

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

102.7m

Market capitalization (17-Oct-2019)

8.2b

Closing stock price (17-Oct-2019)

137.2

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

688.4m
F5 Networks's current market capitalization is $8.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.7b1.9b2.0b

Revenue growth, %

11%4%

Sales and marketing expense

483.0m558.3m602.5m628.7m652.2m664.1m

General and administrative expense

102.4m106.5m135.5m138.4m156.9m160.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

543.8m

Cost of goods sold

86.7m90.8m

Gross profit

457.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

84%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

189.7m281.5m390.5m514.6m673.2m424.7m

Accounts Receivable

204.2m242.2m279.4m268.2m

Inventories

19.0m24.5m33.7m34.1m29.8m30.6m

Current Assets

816.4m998.8m1.2b1.3b1.5b1.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

231.3m239.8m242.0m269.0m367.6m562.2m433.3m398.3m429.6m572.9m655.8m690.9m612.0m595.9m599.3m480.1m688.4m

Inventories

19.1m20.7m23.1m27.6m29.3m30.0m33.6m35.2m33.8m33.7m32.5m31.0m29.1m29.5m31.3m31.6m36.0m

Current Assets

870.9m950.4m945.1m1.0b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.5b

PP&E

62.2m61.6m62.7m66.6m68.7m83.5m99.9m107.5m115.1m128.7m126.7m125.1m117.3m117.4m126.1m179.2m226.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

277.3m311.2m365.0m365.9m420.8m453.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

40.0m46.1m52.6m56.8m61.1m59.5m

Inventories

(1.6m)(5.4m)(9.2m)(334.0k)4.2m(734.0k)

Accounts Payable

16.8m18.3m39.5m33.2m30.5m6.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

68.0m137.7m217.2m89.1m174.8m268.0m89.7m165.1m256.9m94.2m187.4m285.0m88.4m198.1m320.8m130.9m332.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.4m22.7m34.1m13.0m26.3m39.2m13.8m27.8m42.3m14.9m30.3m45.6m15.2m30.0m44.1m14.0m46.6m

Inventories

(25.0k)(1.7m)(4.1m)(3.1m)(4.9m)(5.6m)146.0k(1.5m)(87.0k)374.0k1.5m3.0m722.0k322.0k(1.5m)(991.0k)(5.4m)

Accounts Payable

33.6m4.0m(1.7m)19.6m3.8m1.8m(8.9m)37.1m21.1m14.3m(8.2m)(5.3m)(16.4m)2.0m37.9m
USDY, 2019

Financial Leverage

2 x
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F5 Networks Operating Metrics

F5 Networks's Registered Users was reported to be 278 k in FY, 2016. F5 Networks's Backlog was reported to be $33.4m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Backlog

$61.60 m$38.10 m$33.40 m

Patents (Foreign)

15 21 46

Patents (US)

216 254 283

Registered Users

165 k223 k278 k
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F5 Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
NGINXMarch 11, 2019$670 m

F5 Networks Revenue Breakdown

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F5 Networks revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 56.4% from Americas, 24.5% from EMEA, 14.4% from Asia Pacific and 4.8% from Other

F5 Networks Online and Social Media Presence

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F5 Networks News and Updates

The CEO of F5 Networks is taking his $8 billion company through a tough transition by using lessons he learned growing up under a dictatorship (FFIV)

Francois Locoh-Donou, the CEO of F5 Networks, is leading the company through a tough transition from a hardware-centric to a software-focused enterprise tech powerhouse. To do this job, he says he is drawing from lessons from his years living under dictatorship in the west African nation of Togo. …

F5 Networks To Report Strong Fiscal Q3 Results On The Back Of Cloud Business

F5 Networks is scheduled to report its fiscal Q3 results on July 24. Going into Q3, we will be keen to understand if the strength in enterprise license agreement adoption seen in Q2 can continue in the current macro environment. Trefis estimates F5 Networks’ valuation to be $170 per share.

F5 Networks buys NGINX to move into application delivery services

Network traffic management company F5 Networks Inc. said today it plans to acquire NGINX Inc. in a deal valued at $670 million, part of a bid to capitalize on the popularity of multicloud deployments. F5 Networks is a company that’s focused on delivering cloud and security application services. NGI…

F5 Networks stock slips on NGINX acquisition announcement

F5 Networks Inc. shares slipped in the extended session Monday after the cloud and security application services company said it would acquire privately held NGINX Inc. for $670 million. F5 Networks shares declined 1.3% after hours, following a 2.6% gain to close the regular session at $162.09. San…

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F5 Networks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was F5 Networks founded?

    F5 Networks was founded in 1996.

  • Who are F5 Networks key executives?

    F5 Networks's key executives are Steve McMillan, Scot Rogers and Ryan Kearny.

  • How many employees does F5 Networks have?

    F5 Networks has 4,409 employees.

  • Who are F5 Networks competitors?

    Competitors of F5 Networks include Citrix, A10 Networks and Amazon Web Services.

  • Where is F5 Networks headquarters?

    F5 Networks headquarters is located at 401 Elliott Ave W, Seattle.

  • Where are F5 Networks offices?

    F5 Networks has offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Liberty Lake, Louisville and in 51 other locations.

  • How many offices does F5 Networks have?

    F5 Networks has 56 offices.