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How has Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.:(NASDAQ:CHKP) performed recently?

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 13956.89. It is in the Security Software & Services industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 20.83, a forward P/E of 15.99 and EPS of 3.83. At a stock price of 79.74 (0.15%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 11.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 8.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.82% and more long-term 10.63% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 10.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 8.50%.

For performance, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. the past week has seen a gain of 3.46%. For the last month performance for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is -6.16%. While the last quarter is -5.93% and half year, 0.33%. Finally for the year, performance is -0.06%.

The 52-week high for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., is at -11.38%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.51%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.64% and -3.01% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.98%, and for the month it is 1.53%. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., has a target price of 87.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0, and for total debt/equity Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has 0. The gross margin is 88.40%, while operating margin is 50.90%, the profit margin is 41.70%. The current ratio is 1.7 and the quick ratio is 1.7.

Insider ownership is at 24.80%, with instituitional ownership at 80.90%. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 175.03. The shares float is 128.72, with the float short at 8.91%, with short ratio coming to 7.38.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., get 14.00%, with its returns on investment at 18.50%. Return on equity is 19.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 87, reached soon?

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