Five9 stock: buy or sell?

FIVN stock price: $73.58 0.37% At close on January 17th, 2020

Updated on:
January 17th, 2020


After reaching all time highs yesterday, Five9 gained 0.37% yesterday to $73.58. Friday was the 3rd climbing session in a row, gaining 2.29%.

Five9, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud software for contact centers in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy Five9 stock?

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Currently, 2 buy setups match with Five9 stock right now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Five9 stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. At, we collected 15 ratings published for FIVN stock in the last 30 days.

The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for FIVN stock, with 9 positive ratings.
Is FIVN a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-9-4Rosenblatt Securitiesn/aNeutral
2019-9-19Morgan StanleyOverweightEqual
2019-8-1SunTrust Banksn/aBuy
2019-8-1JPMorgan Chase & Co.NeutralOverweight
2019-8-1Dougherty & CoNeutralBuy
2019-8-1Canaccord Genuityn/aBuy
2019-5-2Bank of AmericaUnderperformUnderperform
2019-2-20SunTrust Banksn/aBuy
2019-2-20Needham & Company LLCn/aBuy
2019-2-20JPMorgan Chase & Co.n/aNeutral
2019-2-20Craig Hallumn/aBuy
2019-2-20Canaccord Genuityn/aBuy
2019-2-20Barclaysn/aEqual Weight

Five9 stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Five9 closed yesterday at $73.58 after marking a new all time high ($74.25) and gained a slightly good 0.37%.

Five9 gained 0.37% yesterday and topped a new all time high at $74.25. On October FIVN price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

FIVN stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Five9 reached new all time highs back again this week, marking to $74.25. Shares ended at $73.58 and escalated 3.42% during the week. This week was the 5th green week in a row. Last week FIVN rocketed an outstanding 5.82% in just one week.

In a weekly time frame, Five9 stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, FIVN might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Late July 2019 FIVN price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.

FIVN stock chart (weekly)

Five9 stock price history

Five9 stock went public on April 4th, 2014 with a price of $7.951. Since then, FIVN stock grew a 825.50%, with a yearly average of 165.10%. If you had invested right after FIVN's IPO a $1,000 in Five9 stock in 2014, it would worth $8,255.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Five9 stock historical price chart

FIVN stock reached all-time highs yesterday with a price of $74.25.

Five9 stock price target is $60.50

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. We detected 13 price targets for Five9 stock released in the last 30 days:
FIVN stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-9-4Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiatesn/a$73.00-
2019-9-19Morgan StanleyDowngradesn/a$58.00-
2019-8-1SunTrust BanksRaises Targetn/a$66.00-
2019-8-1JPMorgan Chase & Co.Upgrades$59.00$70.0018.6%
2019-8-1Canaccord GenuityRaises Target$60.00$65.008.3%
2019-5-2Bank of AmericaReiterates$33.00$39.0018.2%
2019-2-20SunTrust BanksRaises Targetn/a$60.00-
2019-2-20Needham & Company LLCRaises Targetn/a$65.00-
2019-2-20JPMorgan Chase & Co.Raises Targetn/a$58.00-
2019-2-20Craig HallumReiterates$64.00$46.00-28.1%
2019-2-20Canaccord GenuityReiterates$45.00$60.0033.3%
2019-2-20BarclaysRaises Targetn/a$57.00-
(in average)$52.20$60.5016.0%
The price forecast for Five9 stock is $60.50, moving in a range between $73.00 and $39.00. In average, analysts' outlook on FIVN price target is positive, increasing the target by a 16.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Five9 presented super good results for 2018-Q4 on February. Five9 skyrocketed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 1,000.00%, beating analysts of $0.01. Five9 posted $0.11.
FIVN earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Five9 annual revenues skyrocketed an amazing 28.69% to $257.66 million dollars from $200.23 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, nevertheless, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) raised a 4.39% to -0.09%.

FIVN annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$84 M-$-31.31 M-37.2%-
2014$103 M22.55%$-37.79 M-36.6%20.68%
2015$129 M24.99%$-25.84 M-20.0%-31.62%
2016$162 M25.78%$-11.86 M-7.3%-54.10%
2017$200 M23.53%$-8.97 M-4.5%-24.38%
2018$258 M28.69%$-0.22 M-0.1%-97.54%

Quarterly financial results

Five9 reported $72.34 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 10.77% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $3.73 million with a profit margin of 5.16%. Profit margin escalated a 7.16% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -2.00%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Five9 sales marked an exceptional growth and climbed a 30.56%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Five9 posted 6 positive quarters in a row.
FIVN quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$48 M-$-4.01 M-8.4%-
2017-Q3$50 M4.93%$0.92 M1.8%-123.04%
2017-Q4$55 M10.63%$-0.63 M-1.1%-168.29%
2018-Q1$59 M6.32%$-0.61 M-1.0%-3.80%
2018-Q2$61 M3.76%$-2.04 M-3.3%236.41%
2018-Q3$65 M6.85%$-1.31 M-2.0%-36.09%
2018-Q4$72 M10.77%$3.73 M5.2%-386.05%
2019-Q1$75 M3.05%$-1.92 M-2.6%-151.54%

Five9 ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Five9, 2.12% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for FIVN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Five9:

Market cap$4.5 B$161.6 B$15.3 B$240.7 M$2.7 B
Total shares61.1 M887.0 M130.2 M30.5 M66.2 M
Float shares60.0 M852.3 M129.6 M15.2 M58.9 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)103.2%83.2%100.8%76.9%94.4%
  - Insider holdings (%)2.1%3.9%0.9%15.0%7.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

Five9 summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Day range$72.95 - $74.25
Previous close$73.31
Session gain0.37%
Average true range$1.68
50d mov avg$66.67
100d mov avg$61.61
200d mov avg$57.02
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Five9 performance

To better understand Five9 performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Five9 against, Citrix Systems, eGain, LivePerson, NICE, ServiceSource International and Zendesk in the following table:
CTXSCitrix Systems15.83%16.63%9.32%
NICE 17.73%17.97%65.65%
SREVServiceSource Int...108.14%92.47%79.00%

Five9 competitors

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