F5 Networks INC (FFIV) Holder American Beacon Advisors INC Lifted Stake

February 15, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 42 investors sold FFIV shares while 168 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 60.06 million shares or 0.69% less from 60.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt holds 0.04% or 349,194 shares in its portfolio. Exane Derivatives invested in 159 shares. Westpac Bk Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 3,597 shares. Shell Asset holds 0.02% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 11,624 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Liability stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). The New York-based Oppenheimer Asset Management has invested 0.07% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). The Maryland-based Profund Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Utah Retirement holds 0.03% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 11,578 shares. Eagle Asset Inc has 0.01% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 15,925 shares. Hightower Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 4,958 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Tru Of Vermont accumulated 0% or 94 shares. Kbc Group Nv owns 7,583 shares. Wealthtrust invested in 47 shares or 0% of the stock. Nationwide Fund has invested 0.04% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Jacobs Levy Equity Management holds 125,031 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $3.44 million activity. $382,480 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) shares were sold by Gibson Benjamin. Another trade for 2,738 shares valued at $396,540 was made by Rogers Scot Frazier on Thursday, February 1. Kearny Ryan C. had sold 7,518 shares worth $1.09M on Thursday, February 1. 3,801 shares were sold by DiLullo John D, worth $542,378. Reinland Andrew sold $499,183 worth of stock or 3,457 shares.

American Beacon Advisors Inc increased its stake in F5 Networks Inc (FFIV) by 18.69% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Beacon Advisors Inc bought 200 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.30% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1,270 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $153.11 million, up from 1,070 at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Beacon Advisors Inc who had been investing in F5 Networks Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.94 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.73% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $144.55. About 234,327 shares traded. F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has risen 21.28% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.58% the S&P500.

More notable recent F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “F5 Networks +3.6% as software, services drive Q1 beat” on January 24, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “What’s in the Cards for F5 Networks (FFIV) in Q1 Earnings?” published on January 22, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “F5 Networks Inc. Q1 Profit Climbs” on January 24, 2018. More interesting news about F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Sawgrass Asset Management Llc Buys Verizon Communications Inc, Ecolab Inc, F5 …” published on February 12, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “F5 Networks Reaches Analyst Target Price” with publication date: January 31, 2018.

F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) Ratings Coverage

Among 37 analysts covering F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 28 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. F5 Networks Inc. had 107 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Thursday, October 27 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of FFIV in report on Thursday, January 14 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 11. The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 21 by Citigroup. On Wednesday, March 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Sell”. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Sell” on Friday, January 5. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, January 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 12 by DA Davidson. The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Piper Jaffray. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 4 report.

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