Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. develops, markets, and supports a range of products and services for IT security worldwide. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has Check Point Software Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CHKP is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CHKP's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CHKP underperformed the US Software industry which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CHKP underperformed the US Market which returned 38.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Check Point Software Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Check Point Software Technologies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CHKP ($118.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($140.7)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CHKP is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CHKP is good value based on its PE Ratio (19.3x) compared to the US Software industry average (48.7x).
PE vs Market: CHKP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.3x) compared to the US market (18.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CHKP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CHKP is good value based on its PB Ratio (4.8x) compared to the US Software industry average (7.7x).
How is Check Point Software Technologies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 25 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CHKP's forecast earnings growth (3% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: CHKP's earnings (3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CHKP's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CHKP's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CHKP's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CHKP's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (29.7%)
How has Check Point Software Technologies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CHKP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CHKP's current net profit margins (40.8%) are lower than last year (41%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CHKP's earnings have grown by 3.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CHKP's earnings growth over the past year (3.2%) is below its 5-year average (3.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CHKP earnings growth over the past year (3.2%) underperformed the Software industry 31%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CHKP's Return on Equity (25.3%) is considered high.
How is Check Point Software Technologies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CHKP's short term assets ($2.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: CHKP's short term assets ($2.3B) exceed its long term liabilities ($836.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CHKP is debt free.
Reducing Debt: CHKP has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CHKP has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: CHKP has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Check Point Software Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHKP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CHKP's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHKP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CHKP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CHKP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gil Shwed (51 yo)
Mr. Gil Shwed is a Co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Mr. Shwed has been Chief Executive Officer of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. since July 1993 and served as its Executive Chai...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Gil's total compensation ($USD37.90K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Gil's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: CHKP's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CHKP's board of directors are considered experienced (9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
- Ticker: CHKP
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1993
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$16.064b
- Shares outstanding: 135.29m
- Website: https://www.checkpoint.com
Number of Employees
- Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
- 5 Shlomo Kaplan Street
- Tel Aviv
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. develops, markets, and supports a range of products and services for IT security worldwide. The company offers a portfolio of network security, endpoint security, dat...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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