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NASDAQ:CHKP - Check Point Software Technologies Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.78 (-0.66 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $117.10
50-Day Range
MA: $114.07
52-Week Range
Now: $117.10
Volume576,733 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio21.49
Dividend YieldN/A
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. develops, markets, and supports a range of products and services for IT security worldwide. The company offers a portfolio of network and gateway solutions, management solutions, and data and endpoint security solutions. It provides Check Point Infinity Architecture, a cyber security architecture that protects against 5th generation mega cyber-attacks across various networks, endpoint, cloud, and mobile; security gateways from platforms for small business and small office locations, high end and high demanding data centers, and perimeter environments; and Check Point SandBlast family for threat prevention and zero-day protections. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CHKP



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A



Next Earnings Date4/16/2020 (Estimated)

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Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Check Point Software Technologies' stock symbol?

Check Point Software Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CHKP."

How were Check Point Software Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February, 3rd. The technology company reported $2.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.03. The technology company had revenue of $544 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $542.59 million. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.68 earnings per share. View Check Point Software Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Check Point Software Technologies' next earnings date?

Check Point Software Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 16th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Check Point Software Technologies.

What guidance has Check Point Software Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Check Point Software Technologies issued an update on its first quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, February, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.37-1.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.60. The company issued revenue guidance of $475-495 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $490.43 million.

What price target have analysts set for CHKP?

18 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Check Point Software Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect Check Point Software Technologies' stock price to reach $119.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Check Point Software Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Check Point Software Technologies?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Check Point Software Technologies in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 13 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Check Point Software Technologies.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Check Point Software Technologies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Check Point Software Technologies stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Check Point is benefiting from strong growth in security subscriptions, including advanced threat prevention and CloudGuard suite. The company’s focus on enhancing mobile capabilities is helping it tap greater opportunities. Acquisitions have helped it in broadening its portfolio and enter newer market, which has eventually driven its revenues. The recent buyouts of Dome9 and ForceNock will help expand the company’s security capabilities. Check Point continues to win new customer accounts, which is boosting its revenues. However, Check Point derives a significant portion of total sales from the 10 biggest distributors, giving rise to the risk of customer concentration. Intensifying competition in the cybersecurity market is a concern. Shares have underperformed the industry in the year to date period." (9/30/2019)
  • 2. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We view the stable growth profile/capital structure as favorable to value- oriented investors." (7/24/2019)

Has Check Point Software Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CHKP stock have been trending extremely negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Check Point Software Technologies earned a news sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Check Point Software Technologies.

Are investors shorting Check Point Software Technologies?

Check Point Software Technologies saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 14,280,000 shares, an increase of 6.0% from the January 15th total of 13,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 896,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 15.9 days. Currently, 11.8% of the company's shares are sold short. View Check Point Software Technologies' Current Options Chain.

What other stocks do shareholders of Check Point Software Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Check Point Software Technologies investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), Adobe (ADBE), Starbucks (SBUX) and Costco Wholesale (COST).

Who are Check Point Software Technologies' key executives?

Check Point Software Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gil Shwed, Founder, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Ms. Tal Payne, CFO & COO (Age 47)
  • Mr. Marius Nacht M.S., Co-Founder & Non-Exec. Chairman
  • Mr. Kip E. Meintzer, Head of Global Investor Relations
  • Mr. John Slavitt, Gen. Counsel

Who are Check Point Software Technologies' major shareholders?

Check Point Software Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (6.10%), Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (3.52%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.73%), Pendal Group Ltd (1.90%), Investec Asset Management LTD (1.78%) and State Street Corp (1.70%).

Which institutional investors are selling Check Point Software Technologies stock?

CHKP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Schroder Investment Management Group, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Meitav Dash Investments Ltd., Acadian Asset Management LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Maverick Capital Ltd. and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying Check Point Software Technologies stock?

CHKP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pendal Group Ltd, Investec Asset Management LTD, AustralianSuper Pty Ltd, TAM Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Marshall Wace LLP and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can.

How do I buy shares of Check Point Software Technologies?

Shares of CHKP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Check Point Software Technologies' stock price today?

One share of CHKP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $117.10.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ CHKP)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  826 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  695 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,521
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Check Point Software Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CHKP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CHKP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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