Analysts See $1.38 EPS for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP)

Lester Mason
January 21, 2018

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CHKP stock directed 0.06% throughout last week and swapped -3.75% spot during past one month. About 2.48 million shares traded. Lifetime Brands, Inc. (LCUT) has risen 36.80% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.65% the S&P500. CHKP's SI was 6.98M shares in January as released by FINRA. Virginia Retirement Et Al has 2.49M shares. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its stake in Check Point Software Technologies by 8.6% in the 2nd quarter.

The stock increased 0.77% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $7.9. 1,800,355 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,245,917. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. CHKP received interesting focus from Active Investors and it has been trading on front line as seeing to it recent volume. It has outperformed by 14.94% the S&P500. (NYSE:T), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive.

Morgan Stanley rose 0.9 per cent after reporting that fourth-quarter earnings of 84 cents per share, seven cents above expectations. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a "hold" rating and issued a $115.00 target price on shares of Check Point Software Technologies in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. The firm has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, August 17. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, June 13, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Evercore. (NASDAQ:TCX) on Friday, December 15. The firm has "Buy" rating by BTIG Research given on Tuesday, February 7. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with "Outperform". It also upped Ignyta Inc (NASDAQ:RXDX) stake by 90,000 shares and now owns 160,000 shares. It also reduced its holding in Cnooc Ltd (NYSE:CEO) by 35,508 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.16M shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (INDA). Pvh Corp (NYSE:PVH) was raised too. If RVOL is less than 1 it is not In Play on this trading day and Investors may decide not to trade it. The stock's price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 2.77 and price to book ratio for the most recent quarter is 2.21, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter are 1000.71. 106.11 million shares or 3.88% more from 102.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NYSE:T). Pictet North America Advsrs Sa holds 0.37% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. EPS is an indicator of company profit because the more earnings a company can generate per share, the more valuable each share is to investors. Glenmede Com Na reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). Sun Life Fincl invested in 0.23% or 59,639 shares. Sterling Capital Management Lc accumulated 9,048 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Greylin Mangement invested 0.13% in AT&T Inc. 790 are held by Ameritas Inv Partners. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc owns 267,441 shares or 1.39% of their USA portfolio. (NYSE:T). Cap Inv Counsel owns 35,265 shares.

Over the a year ago, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP)'s stock has performed 8.45%.

The analyst reports contain Zacks Rank of either a Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Sell and Strong Sell, in addition to an in-depth, written description of the company. ROI is 19.50%. A positive result means that returns exceed costs. BMO Capital Markets reissued a hold rating and set a $117.00 target price on shares of Check Point Software Technologies in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Credit Suisse has "Hold" rating and $105.0 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 28 by Oppenheimer. Goldman Sachs initiated Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) rating on Monday, March 21. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, September 10 with "Hold". Jefferies Group reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $126.00 price objective on shares of Check Point Software Technologies in a report on Thursday, October 19th. The stock of Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, June 6 by Macquarie Research.

Shares of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. The price/earnings ratio (P/E) is 21.92 and the forward P/E ratio stands at 17.91. It offers enterprises a platform to deploy independent, modular and interoperable security applications (Software Blades), such as firewall, virtual private network (VPN), intrusion prevention system (IPS), Application Control, Anti-Bot, antivirus, data loss prevention (DLP), policy management, event analysis or multi-domain management.

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