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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Security Software & Services in the sector of Technology. Based in Israel, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP  has a market cap of 13409.97. Since its IPO date on the 6/28/1996, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP performance year to date is -5.68%. Today Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP has gained -0.90%, with a current price of 76.76.

Ownership of the company is 24.80% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 78.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 14.00%, with return on investment at 18.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 41.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 88.40%, and operating margin of 50.90%. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.7.

For the last year Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP has seen a EPS growth of 8.90%. A performance for the year of -2.42%. The 52-week high is -14.69%, and the 52-week low is 7.15%. The average volume for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP is 1696600.

With a target price of 83.55, can Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a P/E of 20.05 and a forward P/E of 15.85. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.97. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. also has a P/S and a P/B of 8.07 and 3.79 respectively. For P/cash, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a value of 9.78, while it is 13.7 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 76.76, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 19.60%.

Looking more long-term Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.18%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.44% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 8.90% for this year and for the last five years a 11.90% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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