Investor Relations

Important information for investors.

F5 Networks built its business on Application Delivery Networking, becoming a global leader in app delivery services. Since then, they've become a world player in delivering applications, faster, smarter, and safer, across any environment. As application technology advances, so does F5, with a mission to provide any app, anywhere.

The company’s hardware, software, and virtual solutions help organizations address the relentless growth of voice, data, and video traffic to better support workers and applications—in the data center, the network, and the cloud. F5’s extensible architecture provides application optimization, security for applications and the network, and enhanced application reliability.

The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5’s intelligent services framework to deliver and secure their applications and services while ensuring people stay connected. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with offices worldwide.

INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT

Suzanne DuLong
VP, Investor Relations
F5 Networks
(206) 272-7049
s.dulong@F5.com

Featured Event

Quarter 1, FY2019 Financial Release


Wednesday, January 23, 2019
1:30 p.m. Pacific (4:30 p.m. Eastern)
Webcast expires April 24, 2019
Listen to the webcast

Events

Stay up-to-date with the latest F5 developments by following our Investor Relations Event Calendar. Find event times, dates, and descriptions, as well as links to slides, Webcasts, and Internet replays.

JANUARY 2019

January 23, 2019 Quarter 1, FY2019 Financial Release DATE: January 23, 2019
TIME: 1:30 p.m. Pacific (4:30 p.m. Eastern)
REPLAY WEBCAST: https://edge.media-server.com/m6/p/iiizzfps | Available until April 24, 2019

 

MARCH 2019

March 11, 2019 F5 Conference Call DATE: March 11, 2019
TIME: 2:30 p.m. Pacific (5:30 p.m. Eastern)
REPLAY WEBCAST: https://edge.media-server.com/m6/p/jzpakgkx | SLIDES
Available until April 24, 2019
March 14, 2019 Annual Shareholders Meeting DATE: March 14, 2019
TIME: 11 a.m. Pacific
LOCATION: F5 Networks, Inc. 351 Elliott Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119
VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITY: www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/FFIV2019 | Note: You will not be able to vote within the virtual opportunity.
DOCUMENTS:
FY 2018 Annual Report with 10-K
FY 2018 Proxy Statement

 

APRIL 2019

April 24, 2019 Quarter 2, FY2019 Financial Release Unless otherwise indicated, the company will issue a press release announcing results at 1:00p.m. Pacific Time, followed by a conference call with management at 1:30p.m.

JULY 2019

July 24, 2019 Quarter 3, FY2019 Financial Release Unless otherwise indicated, the company will issue a press release announcing results at 1:00p.m. Pacific Time, followed by a conference call with management at 1:30p.m.

OCTOBER 2019

October 25, 2019 Quarter 4, FY2019 Financial Release Unless otherwise indicated, the company will issue a press release announcing results at 1:00p.m. Pacific Time, followed by a conference call with management at 1:30p.m.

Financial Analysts

F5 encourages investors to seek fair and unbiased third-party opinions on our company and products, from leading analysts who cover our markets.

Company Analyst Name Phone Number
BAS/Merrill Lynch Tal Liani (646) 855-5107
Citi Research Jim Suva (415) 951-1703
Cowen & Company Paul Silverstein (646) 562-1340
Credit Suisse Sami Badri (212) 538-1727
D.A. Davidson Mark Kelleher (617) 752-1745
Deutsche Bank Vijay Bhagavath (415) 617-3324
Dougherty & Co Catharine Trebnick (612) 419-1686
Goldman Sachs Rod Hall (415) 249-7437
Jefferies & Company, Inc. George Notter (415) 229-1522
J.P. Morgan Samik Chatterjee (212) 622-0798
KeyBanc Capital Markets Alex Kurtz (503) 821-3898
MKM Partners Michael Genovese (203) 340-5194
Morgan Stanley James Faucette (212) 296-5771
Morningstar Mark Cash (312) 244-7022
Needham & Company Alex Henderson (212) 705-0432
Nomura | Instinet Jeffrey Kvaal (212) 298-4019
Oppenheimer & Co. Ittai Kidron (212) 667-6292
Piper Jaffray James Fish (612) 303-6509
Raymond James Simon M. Leopold (212) 856-5464
RBC Capital Markets Matthew Hedberg (612) 313-1293
William Blair & Company Jason Ader (617) 235-7519

Any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding F5 Network's performance made by these analysts are theirs alone and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of F5 Networks or its management. F5 Networks does not by its reference above or distribution imply its endorsement of or concurrence with such information, conclusions or recommendations.

Latest Financial Results

Latest Financial Results (as of 12/31/2018)

 

Exchange/Ticker Nasdaq: FFIV
Shares Outstanding 60.1 million
Total Assets $2,891.9 million
Cash & Investments $1,546.3 million
Long-term Debt None
Number of Employees 4580
Founded 1996
Fiscal Year End September 30

Quarterly Revenues (millions)

 

$538.0
$523.2
$533.3
$542.2
$562.7
$543.8
09/17 12/17 03/18 06/18 09/18 12/18


Governance

F5 Networks protects its shareholders and optimizes economic results by holding itself to the highest standards of corporate governance, under the oversight of the F5 Board of Directors and its committees.

F5 Networks holds itself to the highest standards of corporate governance. Under the oversight of our Board of Directors, we seek to protect our shareholders and optimize economic results while still honoring our responsibilities to customers, employees, partners, public officials and regulators, and the environment and communities in which we conduct business.

The Board and its committees outlined below administer all aspects of corporate governance for F5, evaluating the performance of management, promoting responsible and ethical decision-making, and providing an independent and objective source of advice and oversight as we pursue our corporate goals.

 


Board of Directors

Alan J. Higginson Chairman of the Board
Gary Ames Director
Sandra Bergeron Director
Deborah L. Bevier Director
Michel Combes Director
Michael Dreyer Director
Peter Klein Director
François Locoh-Donou President, CEO & Director
John McAdam Director
Nick Mehta Director
Marie E. Myers Director


Audit Committee

Peter Klein Chair
Deborah L. Bevier
Michael Dreyer
Marie E. Myers


Compensation Committee

Sandra Bergeron Chair
Gary Ames
Deborah Bevier
Alan J. Higginson


Annual Shareholders Meeting

DATE: Thursday, March 14, 2019

TIME: 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time

LOCATION:
F5 Networks, Inc.
351 Elliott Avenue West
Seattle, WA 98119

VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITY: www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/FFIV2019
(Note: You will not be able to vote within the virtual opportunity.)

Documents

FY 2018 Annual Report with 10-K
FY 2018 Proxy Statement


By the Numbers

As of December 31, 2018

  • 60.1 million shares outstanding
  • $2,891.9 million total assets
  • Zero long-term debt
  • Sept.30 fiscal year end
  • 1999 FFIV listed
  • 4580 total employees
  • 1996 year founded
  • $1,546.3 million cash & investments

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