Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ: CHKP) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 10/17/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies was downgraded by analysts at OTR Global to a “positive” rating.
  • 10/10/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies had its price target raised by analysts at Stephens from $115.00 to $122.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 10/6/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies was given a new $108.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/2/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.. They now have a $128.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/28/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Northland Securities. They now have a $120.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/8/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cowen and Company. They now have a $113.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/5/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They set a “neutral” rating and a $110.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/25/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies was given a new $108.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 8/24/2017 – Check Point Software Technologies was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.

Shares of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ CHKP) traded down 0.95% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $116.95. The company had a trading volume of 1,913,386 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $19.10 billion, a PE ratio of 25.95 and a beta of 0.72. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a 52 week low of $75.65 and a 52 week high of $119.20. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $113.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $109.45.

Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ:CHKP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The technology company reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ 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 company had revenue of $458.60 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $454.62 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.09 EPS. Check Point Software Technologies’s quarterly revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. will post $5.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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