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

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$81.71 +0.05 (+0.06 %)
(As of 10/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$81.66
Today's Range$80.70 - $82.50
52-Week Range$37.15 - $94.37
Volume2.83 million shs
Average Volume1.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$15.61 billion
P/E Ratio157.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.63
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
SymbolNASDAQ:FTNT
CUSIP34959E10
Phone408-235-7700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.74
Quick Ratio1.66

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio157.13
Forward P/E Ratio85.11
P/E Growth5.71

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.49 billion
Price / Sales9.24
Cash Flow$0.7608 per share
Price / Cash107.40
Book Value$3.39 per share
Price / Book24.10

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.52
Net Income$31.39 million
Net Margins5.43%
Return on Equity17.51%
Return on Assets5.39%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,462
Outstanding Shares169,140,000
Market Cap$15.61 billion

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 of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Fortinet's earnings last quarter?

Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The software maker reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.22. The software maker earned $441.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $425.66 million. Fortinet had a net margin of 5.43% and a return on equity of 17.51%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 21.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.27 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, November 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Fortinet.

How can I listen to Fortinet's earnings call?

Fortinet will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 1st 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.63-1.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.53. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.770 -1.790 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.73 billion.Fortinet also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.41 to $0.43 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FTNT?

25 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Fortinet's shares. Their predictions range from $46.00 to $97.00. On average, they anticipate Fortinet's share price to reach $71.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.9%. 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, 15 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Fortinet.

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 Bank of Montreal Can (1.20%), MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (1.06%), Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc. (0.17%), Andra AP fonden (0.08%), Woodstock Corp (0.05%) and Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Andra AP fonden, Bank of Montreal Can, Woodstock Corp, Juncture Wealth Strategies LLC, Tributary Capital Management LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 major investors are buying Fortinet stock?

FTNT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc., Dorsey Wright & Associates, Empowered Funds LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Kovack Advisors Inc. and Aperio Group LLC. 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 $81.71.

How big of a company is Fortinet?

Fortinet has a market capitalization of $15.61 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 5,462 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:  939 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  597 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,536
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This page was last updated on 10/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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