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

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$69.18 +2.14 (+3.19 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 01:24 PM ET)
Previous Close$67.04
Today's Range$67.54 - $69.28
52-Week Range$40.50 - $94.37
Volume862,598 shs
Average Volume2.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.55 billion
P/E Ratio133.04
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.81
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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.87
Quick Ratio1.80

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio133.04
Forward P/E Ratio67.82
P/E Growth3.96

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.49 billion
Price / Sales7.88
Cash Flow$0.8769 per share
Price / Cash78.89
Book Value$5.23 per share
Price / Book13.23

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.52
Net Income$31.39 million
Net Margins7.05%
Return on Equity20.52%
Return on Assets6.06%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,066
Outstanding Shares170,370,000
Market Cap$11.55 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Friday, October 27th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Fortinet's earnings last quarter?

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The software maker reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.04. The software maker earned $453.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $450.84 million. Fortinet had a net margin of 7.05% and a return on equity of 20.52%. The business's revenue was up 21.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.28 EPS. View Fortinet's Earnings History.

When is Fortinet's next earnings date?

Fortinet is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fortinet.

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 (EPS) guidance of $0.50-$0.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Fortinet's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect Fortinet's stock price to reach $78.5238 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Fortinet.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fortinet?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fortinet in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 13 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fortinet.

Has Fortinet been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FTNT stock has trended very positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the software maker a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.39%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.97%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.46%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.33%), Bank of Montreal Can (1.20%) and MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (1.06%). 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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Man Group plc, Jennison Associates LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp 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 major investors are buying Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Janus Henderson Group PLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Altshuler Shaham Ltd and Smith Asset Management Group LP. 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 $68.8517.

How big of a company is Fortinet?

Fortinet has a market capitalization of $11.55 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:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  958 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  610 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,568
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This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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