DA Davidson Cuts F5 Networks (FFIV) To “Neutral”; RIZZOLI CORRIERE DELLA SERA MEDIAGROUP S (RZSMF) Shorts Up By 281.84%

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In a analysts note sent to investors and clients on 16 May, professional analysts at DA Davidson’s equity division decreased F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV)‘s stock rating from a”Buy” to “Neutral”.

RIZZOLI CORRIERE DELLA SERA MEDIAGROUP S (OTCMKTS:RZSMF) had an increase of 281.84% in short interest. RZSMF’s SI was 178,700 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 281.84% from 46,800 shares previously. With 500 avg volume, 357 days are for RIZZOLI CORRIERE DELLA SERA MEDIAGROUP S (OTCMKTS:RZSMF)’s short sellers to cover RZSMF’s short positions. The SI to RIZZOLI CORRIERE DELLA SERA MEDIAGROUP S’s float is 0.14%. It closed at $1.45 lastly. It is down 0.00% since May 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

RCS MediaGroup S.p.A. operates as a multimedia publishing firm in Italy, Spain, and internationally. The company has market cap of $776.99 million. The companyÂ’s News Italy segment publishes Corriere della Sera, a national news and information daily newspaper; publishes magazines, including IO Donna, Amica, Living, Abitare, Oggi, Style Magazine, Dove, Sano & Leggero, and Oggi Cucino; offers Insieme and Io e il mio Bambino publications with a focus on the childhood market; organizes events and fairs under the Bimbinfiera name; and provides assorted products and test samples for mothers. It has a 14.5 P/E ratio. This segment also operates Websites, such as Living.corriere.it, Iodonna.it, Amica.it, Oggi.it, Doveviaggi.corriere.it, Style.corriere.it, Doveclub.it, Abitare.it, and quimamme.it; and operates five television satellite channels.

Investors sentiment is 0.84 in 2017 Q4. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It is the same, 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. Ameriprise Financial Incorporated owns 1.21M shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Convergence Invest Limited Com reported 0.39% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Fincl Architects reported 625 shares. Apg Asset Nv invested in 0.31% or 1.54M shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt has 0% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Charter Tru Communications has invested 0.06% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Earnest Prns Ltd Liability Corp reported 27 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs Inc invested in 0.05% or 1.47 million shares. Guardian Life Of America holds 0.01% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 205 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Luxembourg-based Pictet And Cie (Europe) has invested 0.06% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Gulf International Bank (Uk) Limited has 0.04% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Citigroup Inc has invested 0.02% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp reported 1,480 shares stake. Icon Advisers Inc Com owns 0.06% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 6,600 shares.

The stock decreased 0.81% or $1.39 during the last trading session, reaching $171.2. About 692,585 shares traded. F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has declined 1.06% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.61% the S&P500.

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 $10.46 billion. The company??s primary application delivery technology is Traffic Management Operating System that enable company??s products to intercept, inspect, and act on the contents of traffic from virtually each type of Internet Protocol-enabled application. It has a 26.42 P/E ratio. 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; 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.

More news for F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Gartner, F5 Networks, Medidata Solutions, Evertec, Ring Energy, and …” on May 15, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “F5 Networks Q2 Earnings Preview” and published on April 25, 2018 is yet another important article.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 17 sales for $20.13 million activity. 7,518 shares valued at $1.09M were sold by Kearny Ryan C. on Thursday, February 1. On Tuesday, May 1 the insider DiLullo John D sold $287,615. Rogers Scot Frazier sold $446,238 worth of stock. HIGGINSON ALAN also sold $293,138 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) shares. $3.60M worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) was sold by MCADAM JOHN on Tuesday, February 20. Another trade for 8,439 shares valued at $1.37 million was made by Locoh-Donou Francois on Tuesday, May 1. On Tuesday, May 1 Reinland Andrew sold $3.24 million worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) or 19,903 shares.

Among 39 analysts covering F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 26 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. F5 Networks Inc. has $21100 highest and $90.0 lowest target. $138.93’s average target is -18.85% below currents $171.2 stock price. F5 Networks Inc. had 113 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy” on Friday, August 14. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich on Thursday, October 27 with “Hold”. Wunderlich initiated F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) rating on Thursday, July 21. Wunderlich has “Buy” rating and $110 target. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 27 to “Overweight”. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Sunday, October 8. The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, April 21. Oppenheimer downgraded F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) on Thursday, July 27 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, March 29. The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 14 by Citigroup. As per Thursday, January 21, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup.

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