NASDAQ:FTNT - Fortinet Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$67.98 +0.53 (+0.79 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 11:03 AM ET)
Previous Close$67.98
Today's Range$66.36 - $68.35
52-Week Range$35.44 - $68.35
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume1.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.43 billion
P/E Ratio103.00
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.71
Fortinet logoFortinet, 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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.69
Quick Ratio1.61

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio103.00
Forward P/E Ratio77.25
P/E Growth4.61

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.49 billion
Price / Sales7.64
Cash Flow$0.8592 per share
Price / Cash79.12
Book Value$3.39 per share
Price / Book20.05

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.52
Net Income$31.39 million
Net Margins4.01%
Return on Equity14.64%
Return on Assets4.83%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,066
Outstanding Shares168,100,000
Market Cap$11,427.23

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 of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Friday, October 27th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Fortinet's earnings last quarter?

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The software maker reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.09. The software maker had revenue of $399 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $390.60 million. Fortinet had a net margin of 4.01% and a return on equity of 14.64%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 17.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.17 EPS. View Fortinet's Earnings History.

When is Fortinet's next earnings date?

Fortinet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Fortinet.

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

Fortinet issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.51-$1.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.44. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.715-$1.735, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.71 billion.Fortinet also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.34-$0.36 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FTNT?

22 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Fortinet's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $70.00. On average, they expect Fortinet's share price to reach $55.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.0%. View Analyst Ratings for Fortinet.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortinet?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortinet in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Fortinet stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Fortinet stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Fortinet’s strategy of focusing on selling subscription-based services will enable it to generate more stable revenues and help in expanding margins. Furthermore, acquisitions are a major positive for Fortinet as these help it to strengthen its product portfolio and capabilities, thereby boosting its top-line performance. A look at Fortinet’s YTD price performance shows that the company has outperformed the industry to which it belongs. Moreover, with the expected growth of the cybersecurity market in the coming times, the company is very well poised to maintain and grow its market share with its rich experience in the cyber security space. Estimates have been stable lately ahead of the company’s Q2 earnings release. The company has positive record of earnings surprises in recent quarters. Nonetheless, we are slightly concerned over the company’s declining revenue growth rate." (7/4/2018)
  • 2. Credit Suisse Group AG analysts commented, "We perceive a change in tone from management towards the investor community, featuring an increased commitment to transparency. Management exhibited confidence in its cloud security portfolio and Fabric product strategy, revealed new metrics around non-FortiGate product, reiterated FY18 guidance and unveiled a new long-term financial model. Focus on Cloud Security: Arguing that a shift to cloud drives a greater need for consistent security across the architecture, Fortinet characterized its cloud security portfolio across five areas (1) Cloud product portfolio (FortiGate VM suite), (2) Connectors, (3) FortiCASB, (4) FortiManager, (5) Automation – API. While management is optimistic the shift to cloud drives greater throughput needs, we continue to question how FTNT’s historical competitive advantage bestowed by superior silicon will sustain in the cloud." (2/28/2018)

Who are some of Fortinet's key competitors?

Who are Fortinet's key executives?

Fortinet's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ken Xie, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael Xie, Founder, Pres, CTO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. John Whittle, VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategic Alliances, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Keith F. Jensen, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Peter M. Salkowski, VP of Investor Relations

Has Fortinet been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FTNT stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Fortinet earned a media sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the software maker an impact score of 47.13 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Fortinet's major shareholders?

Fortinet's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (1.21%), American Capital Management Inc. (0.62%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.28%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.10%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.06%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Fortinet stock include Christopher B Paisley, John Whittle, Judith Sim, Keith Jensen, Ken Xie, Matto Andrew H Del, Michael Xie and Ming Hsieh. 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 Westpac Banking Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Juncture Wealth Strategies LLC, Exane Derivatives and Radnor Capital Management LLC. 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 and Ming Hsieh. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortinet.

Which institutional investors are buying Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Boston Advisors LLC, Hartford Investment Management Co., Creative Planning, Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc., Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., American Capital Management Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $67.98.

How big of a company is Fortinet?

Fortinet has a market capitalization of $11.43 billion and generates $1.49 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $31.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 on an earnings per share basis. Fortinet employs 5,066 workers across the globe.

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:  832 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  545 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,377
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This page was last updated on 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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