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Fortinet Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.93 (+1.67 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $117.28
50-Day Range
MA: $127.84
52-Week Range
Now: $117.28
Volume1.52 million shs
Average Volume1.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.98 billion
P/E Ratio48.87
Dividend YieldN/A
Fortinet, Inc. provides broad, integrated, and automated 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 wide area network acceleration; FortiSandbox technology that delivers proactive detection and mitigation services; and FortiSIEM family of software solutions, which offers a cloud-ready security information and event management solutions. 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; FortiAnalyzer product family, which provides centralized network logging, analyzing, and reporting solutions; and FortiManager product family that provides central and scalable management solution for its FortiGate products, including software updates, configuration, policy settings, and security updates, as well as FortiAP product family, which provides secure wireless networking solutions. 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. provides its products and services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.65 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FTNT



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.16 billion
Cash Flow$2.97 per share
Book Value$7.73 per share


Net Income$326.50 million


Market Cap$18.98 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Fortinet's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Fortinet's stock was trading at $87.95 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FTNT stock has increased by 33.3% and is now trading at $117.28.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Fortinet?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortinet in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 15 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Fortinet's next earnings date?

Fortinet is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Fortinet's earnings last quarter?

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The software maker reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.17. The software maker had revenue of $615.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $599.20 million. Fortinet had a net margin of 17.46% and a return on equity of 40.58%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 18.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.58 EPS.
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What guidance has Fortinet issued on next quarter's earnings?

Fortinet issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.76-0.78 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.72. The company issued revenue guidance of $630-645 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $623.32 million.

What price target have analysts set for FTNT?

27 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Fortinet's stock. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $170.00. On average, they expect Fortinet's stock price to reach $130.24 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Fortinet?

Fortinet saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 4,000,000 shares, a decrease of 13.6% from the July 30th total of 4,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,670,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 3.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), salesforce.com (CRM), Paypal (PYPL), Walt Disney (DIS), Netflix (NFLX), Mastercard (MA), Adobe (ADBE), Intel (INTC) and Visa (V).

Who are Fortinet's key executives?

Fortinet's management team includes the following 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

What is Fortinet's stock symbol?

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

Who are Fortinet's major shareholders?

Fortinet's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.22%), FMR LLC (2.10%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.85%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.74%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.73%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.68%). Company insiders that own Fortinet stock include Christopher B Paisley, John Whittle, Keith Jensen, Ken Xie, Michael Xie, Peter Dale Jr Cohen and William H Neukom.
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Which institutional investors are selling Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., UBS Group AG, Bank of Montreal Can, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Federated Hermes Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. Company insiders that have sold Fortinet company stock in the last year include Christopher B Paisley, John Whittle, Keith Jensen, and Michael Xie.
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Which institutional investors are buying Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Stifel Financial Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Fortinet's stock price today?

One share of FTNT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $117.28.

How big of a company is Fortinet?

Fortinet has a market capitalization of $18.98 billion and generates $2.16 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $326.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.91 on an earnings per share basis. Fortinet employs 7,082 workers across the globe.

What is Fortinet's official website?

The official website for Fortinet is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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