F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV) Reaches $158.79 After 8.00% Up Move; Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (TSE:IAG) Covered By 1 Bulls

April 17, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 2.28% or $3.54 during the last trading session, reaching $158.79. About 272,512 shares traded. F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has declined 1.06% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.61% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $9.82B company. It was reported on Apr, 17 by Barchart.com. We have $171.49 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:FFIV worth $785.60M more.

Among 4 analysts covering Industrial Alliance (TSE:IAG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Industrial Alliance had 43 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (TSE:IAG) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, December 15. The rating was maintained by TD Securities on Wednesday, June 15 with “Buy”. On Wednesday, June 15 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Sector Perform”. TD Securities upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 14 report. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Wednesday, June 15 by RBC Capital Markets. See Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (TSE:IAG) latest ratings:

10/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sector Perform New Target: $9.00 Target Down
01/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Old Target: $57.00 New Target: $60.00 Target Up

The stock increased 0.29% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $51.56. About 19,760 shares traded. Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (TSE:IAG) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., doing business as, iA Financial Group, primarily provides various life and health insurance products in Canada. The company has market cap of $5.65 billion. It operates through Individual Insurance, Individual Wealth Management, Group Insurance, Group Savings and Retirement, and Other divisions. It has a 10.72 P/E ratio. The firm offers various individual insurance services and products, including life, car, leisure vehicle, home, mortgage, critical illness, disability, personal accident, and other group insurance products; and residential mortgage loans, registered retirement savings plan loans, registered education savings plan (RESP) loans, auto loans, and investment loans.

Among 37 analysts covering F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 27 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. F5 Networks Inc. had 108 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Drexel Hamilton. The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Monday, October 16. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 27 to “Overweight”. The rating was initiated by Wunderlich on Thursday, July 21 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 14 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 23 with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research on Monday, August 3 to “Neutral”. The rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral” on Friday, July 14. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 21 to “Neutral”. Needham maintained F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) on Thursday, October 26 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment is 0.84 in Q4 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It has no change, as 42 investors sold F5 Networks, Inc. shares while 174 reduced holdings. only 67 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 55.68 million shares or 7.29% less from 60.06 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Los Angeles Mgmt Equity reported 228,011 shares. Moreover, Gulf International Retail Bank (Uk) Ltd has 0.04% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Mutual Of America Cap Lc owns 0.02% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 10,979 shares. City Trust Fl holds 0.4% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 7,869 shares. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Co owns 365,213 shares. Paloma Prtn Management holds 0.01% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 5,600 shares. Gam Holding Ag holds 0.13% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 32,117 shares. Clearbridge Invs Limited Co invested 0% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Dean Inv Assocs Ltd Liability Company, a Ohio-based fund reported 24,154 shares. Acadian Asset Management has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 12,767 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Co has 0.01% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Pinebridge Invs Ltd Partnership owns 39,263 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Hendershot Inc holds 0.61% or 11,619 shares. Benjamin F Edwards & Commerce holds 5,760 shares.

F5 Networks, Inc. develops, markets, and sells application delivery networking products that optimize the security, performance, and availability of network applications, servers, and storage systems. The company has market cap of $9.82 billion. It offers Local Traffic Manager, which provides intelligent load-balancing, traffic management, and application health checking; BIG-IP DNS that automatically directs users to the closest or best-performing physical, virtual, or cloud environment; Link Controller, which monitors the health and availability of each connection in organizations with more than one Internet service provider; Advanced Firewall Manager, a network firewall; and Application Security Manager, an Web application firewall that provides comprehensive, proactive, and application-layer protection against generalized and targeted attacks. It has a 24.5 P/E ratio. The firm also provides Access Policy Manager, which provides secure, granular, and context-aware access to networks and applications; Carrier-Grade Network Address Translation, which offers a set of tools that enables service providers to migrate to IPv6 while continuing to support and interoperate with existing IPv4 devices and content; and Policy Enforcement Manager that offers traffic classification capabilities to identify the specific applications and services to service providers.

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