NASDAQ:FTNT

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MA: $178.05
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Volume583,400 shs
Average Volume1.27 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.25 billion
P/E Ratio73.46
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.1

Competitors

Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) Vs. MSFT, ORCL, NOW, VMW, AXON, and PFPT

Should you be buying FTNT stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "systems software" are considered alternatives and competitors to Fortinet, including Microsoft (MSFT), Oracle (ORCL), ServiceNow (NOW), VMware (VMW), Axon Enterprise (AXON), and Proofpoint (PFPT).

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

69.0% of Microsoft shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.8% of Fortinet shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Microsoft shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.2% of Fortinet shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Microsoft and Fortinet's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Microsoft$143.02 billion13.49$44.28 billion$5.7644.42
Fortinet$2.16 billion14.96$326.50 million$1.91103.47

Microsoft has higher revenue and earnings than Fortinet. Microsoft is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fortinet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Microsoft and Fortinet, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Microsoft022923.00
Fortinet3111202.35

Microsoft presently has a consensus price target of $268.82, indicating a potential upside of 5.07%. Fortinet has a consensus price target of $161.1667, indicating a potential downside of 18.45%. Given Microsoft's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Microsoft is more favorable than Fortinet.

Risk & Volatility

Microsoft has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fortinet has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Microsoft and Fortinet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Microsoft32.28%40.74%16.23%
Fortinet18.50%48.30%10.74%

Summary

Microsoft beats Fortinet on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) and Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

47.5% of Oracle shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.8% of Fortinet shares are held by institutional investors. 39.1% of Oracle shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.2% of Fortinet shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Oracle and Fortinet's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Oracle$39.07 billion5.58$10.14 billion$3.4621.84
Fortinet$2.16 billion14.96$326.50 million$1.91103.47

Oracle has higher revenue and earnings than Fortinet. Oracle is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fortinet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Oracle and Fortinet, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Oracle1161002.33
Fortinet3111202.35

Oracle presently has a consensus price target of $70.4783, indicating a potential downside of 6.75%. Fortinet has a consensus price target of $161.1667, indicating a potential downside of 18.45%. Given Oracle's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Oracle is more favorable than Fortinet.

Risk & Volatility

Oracle has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fortinet has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Oracle and Fortinet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Oracle26.34%101.26%10.77%
Fortinet18.50%48.30%10.74%

Summary

Oracle beats Fortinet on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) and Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

87.2% of ServiceNow shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.8% of Fortinet shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of ServiceNow shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.2% of Fortinet shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ServiceNow and Fortinet's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ServiceNow$3.46 billion30.03$626.70 million$0.65815.38
Fortinet$2.16 billion14.96$326.50 million$1.91103.47

ServiceNow has higher revenue and earnings than Fortinet. Fortinet is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ServiceNow, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for ServiceNow and Fortinet, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ServiceNow012513.00
Fortinet3111202.35

ServiceNow presently has a consensus price target of $601.9615, indicating a potential upside of 13.58%. Fortinet has a consensus price target of $161.1667, indicating a potential downside of 18.45%. Given ServiceNow's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe ServiceNow is more favorable than Fortinet.

Risk & Volatility

ServiceNow has a beta of 1.14, meaning that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fortinet has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares ServiceNow and Fortinet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ServiceNow16.60%9.79%3.53%
Fortinet18.50%48.30%10.74%

Summary

ServiceNow beats Fortinet on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

VMware (NYSE:VMW) and Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

VMware has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fortinet has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares VMware and Fortinet's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
VMware$10.81 billion5.97$6.41 billion$4.5134.15
Fortinet$2.16 billion14.96$326.50 million$1.91103.47

VMware has higher revenue and earnings than Fortinet. VMware is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fortinet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for VMware and Fortinet, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
VMware0101102.52
Fortinet3111202.35

VMware presently has a consensus price target of $171.50, indicating a potential upside of 11.36%. Fortinet has a consensus price target of $161.1667, indicating a potential downside of 18.45%. Given VMware's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe VMware is more favorable than Fortinet.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

16.9% of VMware shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.8% of Fortinet shares are held by institutional investors. 28.5% of VMware shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 17.2% of Fortinet shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares VMware and Fortinet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
VMware13.75%27.10%7.58%
Fortinet18.50%48.30%10.74%

Summary

Fortinet beats VMware on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) and Axon Enterprise (NASDAQ:AXON) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

Fortinet has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Axon Enterprise has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Fortinet and Axon Enterprise's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fortinet$2.16 billion14.96$326.50 million$1.91103.47
Axon EnterpriseN/AN/A$-221,570,000.00($2.06)-72.53

Fortinet has higher revenue and earnings than Axon Enterprise. Axon Enterprise is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fortinet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Fortinet and Axon Enterprise, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fortinet3111202.35
Axon Enterprise01402.80

Fortinet presently has a consensus target price of $161.1667, indicating a potential downside of 18.45%. Axon Enterprise has a consensus target price of $183.50, indicating a potential upside of 22.81%. Given Axon Enterprise's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Axon Enterprise is more favorable than Fortinet.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.8% of Fortinet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.6% of Axon Enterprise shares are held by institutional investors. 17.2% of Fortinet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.0% of Axon Enterprise shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Fortinet and Axon Enterprise's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fortinet18.50%48.30%10.74%
Axon EnterpriseN/A-416.05%-124.55%

Summary

Fortinet beats Axon Enterprise on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fortinet (NASDAQ:FTNT) and Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

Fortinet has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Proofpoint has a beta of 1.25, suggesting that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Fortinet and Proofpoint's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fortinet$2.16 billion14.96$326.50 million$1.91103.47
Proofpoint$888.19 million8.49$-130,260,000.00($0.72)-182.40

Fortinet has higher revenue and earnings than Proofpoint. Proofpoint is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fortinet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Fortinet and Proofpoint, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fortinet3111202.35
Proofpoint031502.83

Fortinet presently has a consensus target price of $161.1667, indicating a potential downside of 18.45%. Proofpoint has a consensus target price of $142.3529, indicating a potential upside of 8.39%. Given Proofpoint's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Proofpoint is more favorable than Fortinet.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.8% of Fortinet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.8% of Proofpoint shares are held by institutional investors. 17.2% of Fortinet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of Proofpoint shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Fortinet and Proofpoint's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fortinet18.50%48.30%10.74%
Proofpoint-15.46%-6.63%-1.63%

Summary

Fortinet beats Proofpoint on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Fortinet Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Microsoft logo
MSFT
Microsoft
2.5$255.85+1.0%$1.93 trillion$143.02 billion41.33
Oracle logo
ORCL
Oracle
2.2$75.58+0.4%$217.94 billion$39.07 billion22.90Insider Selling
ServiceNow logo
NOW
ServiceNow
2.1$530.00+1.1%$103.93 billion$3.46 billion150.14Insider Selling
News Coverage
Gap Up
VMware logo
VMW
VMware
1.3$154.00+0.9%$64.56 billion$10.81 billion40.96Analyst Report
Axon Enterprise logo
AXON
Axon Enterprise
1.3$149.42+0.8%$9.66 billionN/A-72.53Insider Selling
News Coverage
Proofpoint logo
PFPT
Proofpoint
1.4$131.33+0.2%$7.54 billion$888.19 million-47.76Insider Selling
C3.ai logo
AI
C3.ai
1.0$61.03+3.8%$6.16 billionN/A0.00Insider Selling
News Coverage
Qualys logo
QLYS
Qualys
1.3$104.16+0.4%$4.08 billion$321.61 million48.22News Coverage
Commvault Systems logo
CVLT
Commvault Systems
1.7$67.35+1.1%$3.17 billion$670.89 million-102.05Unusual Options Activity
Progress Software logo
PRGS
Progress Software
1.6$44.79+0.3%$1.97 billion$413.30 million25.59High Trading Volume
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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