Stock Updates

Is Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.(NASDAQ: CHKP), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/28/1996. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is in the Security Software & Services industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., is 1706, and so far today it has a volume of 35841. Performance year to date since the 6/28/1996 is -7.69%.

To help you determine whether Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.62 and forward P/E is 15.51. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a value for PEG of 1.93. P/S ratio is 7.94 and the P/B ratio is 3.71. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.63 and 13.49 respectively.

At the current price Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is trading at, 75.06 (-0.08% today), Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.83, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.47% after growing 8.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 10.30%, and 8.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 175.72, and the number of shares float is 128.72. The senior management bring insider ownership to 24.80%, and institutional ownership is at 79.40%. The float short is 8.20%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.19. Management has seen a return on assets of 14.00%, and also a return on investment of 18.50%.

The ability for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.7, and quick ratio is 1.7. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a gross margin of 88.40%, with its operating margin at 50.90%, and Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a profit margin of 41.70%.

The 52 week high is -16.58%, with 15.32% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -6.07% and the 200 day simple moving average is -8.42%.

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.

 

About the author

Stephen Butters

Leave a Comment