Atwood & Palmer Inc. maintained its position in Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,126 shares of the technology company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Atwood & Palmer Inc.’s holdings in Check Point Software Technologies were worth $232,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of CHKP. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA raised its position in Check Point Software Technologies by 1.4% in the second quarter. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA now owns 1,425 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $151,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. raised its position in Check Point Software Technologies by 10.7% in the first quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 1,509 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $155,000 after buying an additional 146 shares during the period. IFP Advisors Inc raised its position in Check Point Software Technologies by 2.4% in the first quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 1,513 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $155,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC raised its position in Check Point Software Technologies by 13.9% in the first quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,654 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $173,000 after buying an additional 202 shares during the period. Finally, Trust Co. of Vermont raised its position in Check Point Software Technologies by 6.0% in the first quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont now owns 1,775 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $182,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 67.82% of the company’s stock.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) traded up 0.2093% on Wednesday, hitting $109.2783. 138,322 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $17.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.2463 and a beta of 0.72. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a 12-month low of $74.34 and a 12-month high of $116.63. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $108.73 and its 200-day moving average price is $106.30.

Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The technology company reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.04. Check Point Software Technologies had a return on equity of 22.02% and a net margin of 42.17%. The firm had revenue of $458.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $454.62 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.09 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. will post $5.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $108.00 price objective on shares of Check Point Software Technologies and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Check Point Software Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Evercore ISI set a $100.00 price objective on shares of Check Point Software Technologies and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $128.00 price objective on shares of Check Point Software Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, Vetr upgraded shares of Check Point Software Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $107.79 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, June 12th. Seventeen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $110.67.

About Check Point Software Technologies

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Check point) develops, markets and supports a range of products and services for information technology (IT) security. The Company’s products and services are sold to enterprises, service providers, small and medium sized businesses and consumers. 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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