NASDAQ:FTNT - Fortinet Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$87.57 -0.73 (-0.83 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 10:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$88.30
Today's Range$86.90 - $88.18
52-Week Range$51.97 - $94.37
Volume248,794 shs
Average Volume1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.94 billion
P/E Ratio77.50
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.92
Fortinet, Inc. provides broad, automated, and integrated cybersecurity solutions worldwide. It offers FortiGate hardware and software licenses that provide various security and networking functions, including firewall, intrusion prevention, anti-malware, virtual private network, application control, Web filtering, anti-spam, and WAN acceleration; and FortiSandbox technology that delivers proactive detection and mitigation services; and FortiSIEM family of products, which offers a cloud-ready security information and event management solution for enterprises and service providers. The company also provides FortiSwitch product family that offers secure switching solutions for connecting customers end devices, such as computers and laptops, as well as an expanding field of Internet of Things devices; and Fortinet Management and Analysis products consisting of FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer hardware and software products. In addition, it provides security subscription, technical support, professional, and training services. The company sells its security solutions to channel partners; and directly to end-customers, including small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, and government organizations in a range of industries consisting of telecommunications, technology, government, financial services, education, retail, manufacturing, and healthcare. Fortinet, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FTNT
CUSIP34959E10
Phone408-235-7700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.80 billion
Cash Flow$2.0532 per share
Book Value$5.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$332.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,845
Market Cap$14.94 billion
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fortinet's stock symbol?

Fortinet trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FTNT."

How will Fortinet's stock buyback program work?

Fortinet announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Friday, October 27th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Fortinet's earnings last quarter?

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The software maker reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.11. The software maker earned $507 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $496.33 million. Fortinet had a net margin of 18.44% and a return on equity of 22.72%. Fortinet's revenue for the quarter was up 21.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.32 earnings per share. View Fortinet's Earnings History.

When is Fortinet's next earnings date?

Fortinet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fortinet.

What guidance has Fortinet issued on next quarter's earnings?

Fortinet updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.05-$2.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.01. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.06-$2.10 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.06 billion.Fortinet also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.05-2.10 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FTNT?

28 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Fortinet's stock. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $100.00. On average, they anticipate Fortinet's stock price to reach $80.2381 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortinet.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortinet?

28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortinet in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 16 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fortinet.

Has Fortinet been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about FTNT stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fortinet earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the software maker a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting Fortinet?

Fortinet saw a decrease in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 9,453,820 shares, a decrease of 15.9% from the January 31st total of 11,240,962 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,346,845 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.0 days. Approximately 6.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Fortinet's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Fortinet's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Fortinet own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Fortinet investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), salesforce.com (CRM), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), Intel (INTC), Visa (V) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Fortinet's key executives?

Fortinet's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ken Xie, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael Xie, Founder, Pres, CTO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. John Whittle, VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategic Alliances, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Keith F. Jensen, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Peter M. Salkowski, VP of Investor Relations

Who are Fortinet's major shareholders?

Fortinet's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.12%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.93%), MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (1.53%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.38%), Bank of Montreal Can (1.18%) and Two Sigma Advisers LP (1.10%). Company insiders that own Fortinet stock include Christopher B Paisley, John Whittle, Judith Sim, Keith Jensen, Ken Xie, Michael Xie, Ming Hsieh and Peter Dale Jr Cohen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fortinet.

Which institutional investors are selling Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., American International Group Inc., Oak Ridge Investments LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Fortinet company stock in the last year include Christopher B Paisley, John Whittle, Judith Sim, Keith Jensen, Ken Xie, Michael Xie, Ming Hsieh and Peter Dale Jr Cohen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortinet.

Which institutional investors are buying Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Millennium Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Geode Capital Management LLC, Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd., Two Sigma Advisers LP and MUFG Securities EMEA plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortinet.

How do I buy shares of Fortinet?

Shares of FTNT 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fortinet's stock price today?

One share of FTNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $87.65.

How big of a company is Fortinet?

Fortinet has a market capitalization of $14.96 billion and generates $1.80 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $332.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.13 on an earnings per share basis. Fortinet employs 5,845 workers across the globe.

What is Fortinet's official website?

The official website for Fortinet is http://www.fortinet.com.

How can I contact Fortinet?

Fortinet's mailing address is 899 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA, 94086. The software maker can be reached via phone at 408-235-7700 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Fortinet (NASDAQ FTNT)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  987 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  656 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,643
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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