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

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$71.48 +1.63 (+2.33 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$69.85
Today's Range$69.23 - $72.68
52-Week Range$43.67 - $94.37
Volume2.79 million shs
Average Volume2.32 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.18 billion
P/E Ratio137.46
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.82
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$1.49 billion
Cash Flow$0.8711 per share
Book Value$3.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$31.39 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,066
Market Cap$12.18 billion
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 declared that its board has initiated a stock 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. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Fortinet's earnings last quarter?

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The software maker reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.04. The software maker earned $453.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $450.84 million. Fortinet had a return on equity of 20.52% and a net margin of 7.05%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 21.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.28 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 Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fortinet.

How can I listen to Fortinet's earnings call?

Fortinet will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 6th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8773036913.

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

Fortinet updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.50-$0.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $490-$500 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $492.21 million.Fortinet also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $1.72-1.76 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FTNT?

27 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Fortinet's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect Fortinet's share price to reach $75.6364 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortinet.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortinet?

27 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortinet in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 15 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 been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Fortinet earned a news sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the software maker a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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

Who are Fortinet's major shareholders?

Fortinet's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (1.18%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.10%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.09%), Woodstock Corp (0.05%), Navellier & Associates Inc (0.04%) and Boston Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Fortinet stock include Christopher B Paisley, John Whittle, Judith Sim, Keith Jensen, Ken Xie, Matto Andrew H Del, Michael Xie, Ming Hsieh and Peter Dale Jr Cohen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fortinet.

Which major investors are selling Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Dorsey Wright & Associates, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can and Oakbrook Investments 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, Ming Hsieh and Peter Dale Jr Cohen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fortinet.

Which major investors are buying Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Navellier & Associates Inc, Virtu Financial LLC, Delta Investment Management LLC and DNB Asset Management AS. 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 $71.48.

How big of a company is Fortinet?

Fortinet has a market capitalization of $12.18 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.

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:  971 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  634 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,605
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This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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