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NASDAQ:CHKP

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

$122.50
+3.50 (+2.94%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$119.84
$122.60
50-Day Range
$117.60
$129.76
52-Week Range
$107.85
$149.62
Volume
1.05 million shs
Average Volume
1.23 million shs
Market Capitalization
$15.36 billion
P/E Ratio
20.28
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$138.00

Check Point Software Technologies MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.06 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.7% Upside
$138.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.94% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.84
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.23mentions of Check Point Software Technologies in the last 14 days
Based on 20 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.70%
From $6.29 to $6.90 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.35 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

328th out of 653 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

107th out of 226 stocks

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About Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) Stock

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 security, endpoint security, data security, and management solutions. It provides Check Point Infinity Architecture, a cyber security architecture that protects against 5th and 6th generation cyber-attacks across various networks, endpoint, cloud, workloads, Internet of Things, and mobile. The company also offers security gateways and software platforms that support small and medium sized business (SMB) to large enterprise data center and telco-grade environments; and threat prevention technologies and zero-day protections. In addition, the company provides cloud network security, security and posture management, cloud workload protection, and cloud web application protection for web applications and APIs; and Check Point Harmony that delivers endpoint and secure connectivity for remote user access. Further, the company provides technical customer support programs and plans; professional services in implementing, upgrading, and optimizing Check Point products comprising design planning and security implementation; and certification and educational training services on Check Point products. It sells its products through multiple distribution channels, including distributors, resellers, system integrators, original equipment manufacturers, and managed security service providers. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities research analysts recently commented on CHKP shares. Jefferies Financial Group cut their price objective on shares of Check Point Software Technologies from $145.00 to $130.00 in a research report on Monday, May 23rd. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price objective on shares of Check Point Software Technologies from $105.00 to $115.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 28th. Wedbush boosted their price target on shares of Check Point Software Technologies from $142.00 to $155.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 14th. Piper Sandler cut their price target on shares of Check Point Software Technologies from $130.00 to $120.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 13th. Finally, Barclays cut their price target on shares of Check Point Software Technologies from $145.00 to $140.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $138.00.

Check Point Software Technologies Stock Performance

CHKP traded down $1.30 on Tuesday, reaching $119.00. The company had a trading volume of 777,007 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,229,440. Check Point Software Technologies has a fifty-two week low of $107.85 and a fifty-two week high of $149.62. The stock has a market cap of $14.92 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.70, a P/E/G ratio of 2.59 and a beta of 0.60. The company's fifty day moving average is $123.29 and its 200 day moving average is $129.23.

Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The technology company reported $1.64 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.62 by $0.02. Check Point Software Technologies had a net margin of 35.15% and a return on equity of 25.49%. The business had revenue of $571.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $560.40 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.41 EPS. Check Point Software Technologies's quarterly revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Check Point Software Technologies will post 6.29 EPS for the current year.

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CHKP Stock News Headlines

It’s Time To Check On Cyber-Security Stock Check Point Software 
Check Point Software isn't growing as fast as some of its competitors but growth is accelerating versus the slowdown reported by others in the industry.
Check Point Software Q2 profit, revenue top forecasts
Check Point Software: The Future of Cybersecurity
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CHKP Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Prepackaged software
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CHKP
Employees
5,805
Year Founded
1993

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$138.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$164.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$115.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.06
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$815.60 million
Pretax Margin
40.74%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.17 billion
Cash Flow
$7.05 per share
Book Value
$25.24 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
89,042,000
Market Cap
$15.36 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.60

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Gil Shwed (Age 53)
    Founder, CEO & Director
    Comp: $35.5k
  • Ms. Tal Payne (Age 50)
    Chief Financial & Operations Officer
    Comp: $1.11M
  • Dr. Dorit Dor
    Chief Product Officer
  • Ms. Sharon Schusheim
    VP of Information Systems
  • Mr. Kip E. Meintzer
    Head of Global Investor Relations
  • Mr. Peter Alexander
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Yiftah Yoffe
    Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Mr. Chris Scanlan
    Pres of Americas Sales
  • Mr. Erez Yarkoni
    Head of Telecom & Cloud Sales
  • Mr. Sundar N. Balasubramanian
    Managing Director of India & SAARC Region













CHKP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Check Point Software Technologies stock right now?

17 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Check Point Software Technologies in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CHKP shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CHKP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Check Point Software Technologies' stock price forecast for 2022?

17 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Check Point Software Technologies' stock. Their CHKP share price forecasts range from $115.00 to $164.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $138.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have CHKP shares performed in 2022?

Check Point Software Technologies' stock was trading at $116.56 at the beginning of the year. Since then, CHKP shares have increased by 4.8% and is now trading at $122.12.
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When is Check Point Software Technologies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were Check Point Software Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The technology company reported $1.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.62 by $0.02. The technology company had revenue of $571.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $560.40 million. Check Point Software Technologies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.49% and a net margin of 35.15%. The firm's revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.41 earnings per share.

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

Check Point Software Technologies issued an update on its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.60-$1.72 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $1.69. The company issued revenue guidance of $555.00 million-$585.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $571.27 million.

What is Gil Shwed's approval rating as Check Point Software Technologies' CEO?

459 employees have rated Check Point Software Technologies Chief Executive Officer Gil Shwed on Glassdoor.com. Gil Shwed has an approval rating of 81% among the company's employees.

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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Broadcom (AVGO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Adobe (ADBE) and PayPal (PYPL).

What is Check Point Software Technologies' stock symbol?

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

Who are Check Point Software Technologies' major shareholders?

Check Point Software Technologies' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd (0.85%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.70%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.69%), Pendal Group Ltd (0.69%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (0.48%) and Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.41%).

How do I buy shares of Check Point Software Technologies?

Shares of CHKP stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Check Point Software Technologies' stock price today?

One share of CHKP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $122.12.

How much money does Check Point Software Technologies make?

Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) has a market capitalization of $15.32 billion and generates $2.17 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $815.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.04 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Check Point Software Technologies have?

The company employs 5,805 workers across the globe.

Does Check Point Software Technologies have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Check Point Software Technologies: Avanan Inc., CPST (Portugal) Sociedade Unipessoal Lda., Check Point Advanced Threat Prevention Ltd., Check Point Developer Security Tools Ltd., Check Point Email Security Ltd., Check Point Holding (Singapore) PTE Ltd., Check Point Holding AB, Check Point IOT Security Ltd., Check Point Mobile Security Ltd., Check Point Public Cloud Security Ltd., Check Point Secure Remote Access Ltd., Check Point Serverless Security Ltd., Check Point Software (Canada) Technologies Inc., Check Point Software (Kenya) Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies (Australia) PTY Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies (Austria) GmbH, Check Point Software Technologies (Beijing) Co. Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies (Belarus) LLC, Check Point Software Technologies (Belgium) S.A., Check Point Software Technologies (Brazil) LTDA, Check Point Software Technologies (Czech Republic) s.r.o., Check Point Software Technologies (Denmark) ApS, Check Point Software Technologies (Finland) Oy, Check Point Software Technologies (Greece) SA, Check Point Software Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies (Hungary) Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies (India) Private Limited, Check Point Software Technologies (Italia) Srl, Check Point Software Technologies (Japan) Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies (Korea) Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies (Netherlands) B.V., Check Point Software Technologies (New Zealand) Limited, Check Point Software Technologies (Philippines) Inc., Check Point Software Technologies (Poland) Sp.z.o.o., Check Point Software Technologies (RMN) SRL., Check Point Software Technologies (Russia) OOO, Check Point Software Technologies (Spain) S.A., Check Point Software Technologies (Sweden) AB., Check Point Software Technologies (Switzerland) A.G., Check Point Software Technologies (Taiwan) Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies (UK) Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies B.V Nigeria Ltd., Check Point Software Technologies GmbH, Check Point Software Technologies Inc., Check Point Software Technologies Mexico S.A. de C.V., Check Point Software Technologies Norway A.S., Check Point Software Technologies S.A., Check Point Software Technologies SARL, Check Point Software Technologies South Africa PTY. Ltd, Check Point Web Applications and API Protection Ltd., Check Point Yazilim Teknolojileri Pazarlama A.S., Cymplify, Dome9 Security, FaceTime Communications, ForceNock, Hyperwise, Israel Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. China, Lacoon Mobile Security, Liquid Machines, NFR Security, Nokia Security Appliances, Odo Security, PointSec, Protego Labs, Protego Labs Inc., SofaWare, Sourcefire, Spectral Cyber Technologies. Inc., Zone Labs, Zone Labs L.L.C., and easy2comply (Dynasec).
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When was Check Point Software Technologies founded?

Check Point Software Technologies was founded in 1993.

How can I contact Check Point Software Technologies?

Check Point Software Technologies' mailing address is 5 SHLOMO KAPLAN STREET, TEL AVIV L3, 6789159. The official website for the company is www.checkpoint.com. The technology company can be reached via phone at (723) 753-4555, via email at kip@checkpoint.com, or via fax at 972-3575-9256.

This page (NASDAQ:CHKP) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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