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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) which is in the industry Security Software & Services, gaining 1.15% today. In the last week its performance is 2.52%, and -2.52% for the past quarter. Currently, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP has a target price of 82.96, so today’s gain of 1.15% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.34%.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), has a market cap of 13420.32, and is based in Israel. Insider ownership is at 24.80%, and institutional ownership is 78.70%.

At the current price of 77.61, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 82.96. This is with a profit margin of 41.70%, and total debt/equity of 0. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) has a P/E of 20.27, as well as a forward P/E of 16.06.

With a current EPS of 3.83, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.29%,Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 11.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.18%.

Performance for the year is -2.93%. Since its IPO date on 6/28/1996, the total performance to date is -4.63%.

Volume today for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), is 1131900, while its average volume is 1606.22. Whilst the total gain today was 1.15%, it did have a day high of -7.61%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.22%, and 1.44% for the month. The 52-week low for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP has been 8.33%, while the 52-week-high has reached -13.75%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 18.50%, and its return on assets is 14.00%. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) has an operating margin of 50.90%. With a sales growth of 8.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 1.7 and 1.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.? Well its PEG is 1.99, and the P/S is 8.08, along with a P/B of 3.84. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.79.

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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