Fortinet, Inc. provides broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions worldwide. More Details
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Share Price & News
How has Fortinet's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FTNT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FTNT's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FTNT underperformed the US Software industry which returned 39.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FTNT exceeded the US Market which returned 21% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Fortinet's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Fortinet 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: FTNT ($146.53) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($183.17)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FTNT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FTNT is good value based on its PE Ratio (53.6x) compared to the US Software industry average (58.7x).
PE vs Market: FTNT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (53.6x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FTNT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FTNT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (33.3x) compared to the US Software industry average (9.6x).
How is Fortinet forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 26 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FTNT's forecast earnings growth (7.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: FTNT's earnings (7.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: FTNT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: FTNT's revenue (11.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FTNT's revenue (11.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: FTNT's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (55.7%).
How has Fortinet performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FTNT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FTNT's current net profit margins (18.5%) are lower than last year (19.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FTNT's earnings have grown significantly by 58.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FTNT's earnings growth over the past year (15%) is below its 5-year average (58.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FTNT earnings growth over the past year (15%) exceeded the Software industry 14.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FTNT's Return on Equity (63.8%) is considered outstanding.
How is Fortinet's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FTNT's short term assets ($2.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: FTNT's short term assets ($2.4B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FTNT is debt free.
Reducing Debt: FTNT has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FTNT has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: FTNT has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Fortinet current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FTNT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FTNT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FTNT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FTNT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FTNT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ken Xie (57 yo)
Mr. Ken Xie founded Fortinet Inc., in October 2000 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and Director since October 2000. Mr. Xie serves as an Advisor at WI Harper Group. He is a Strategic Advisor at Fo...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ken's total compensation ($USD9.63M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.54M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ken's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CFO & Chief Accounting Officer||2.92yrs||US$3.39m||0.00049% |
|Executive VP of Corporate Development & Strategic Alliances||14.25yrs||US$2.51m||0% |
|Vice President of Talent Management & Operations||1yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||2.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Support||5yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer & Executive VP of Products||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Talent Acquisition||1yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Marketing||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Security Officer||4yrs||no data||no data|
|President for Latin America and General Manager for Latin America||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FTNT's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$337.06k||0.034% |
|Independent Director||16.92yrs||US$342.74k||0.047% |
|Independent Director||7.75yrs||US$330.50k||0.0048% |
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||US$333.28k||0.016% |
|Independent Director||1.25yrs||US$225.10k||0.0019% |
|Independent Director||0.75yr||no data||0.00081% |
Experienced Board: FTNT's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Fortinet, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Fortinet, Inc.
- Ticker: FTNT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Systems Software
- Sector: Software
- Market Cap: US$23.787b
- Shares outstanding: 162.33m
- Website: https://www.fortinet.com
Number of Employees
- Fortinet, Inc.
- 899 Kifer Road
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FTNT||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2009|
|FO8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2009|
|0IR9||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Nov 2009|
|FTNT *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Nov 2009|
|F1TN34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Fortinet, Inc. provides broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions worldwide. It offers FortiGate hardware and software licenses that provide various security and networking functions, includ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/15 23:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/15 00:00|
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