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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 1.83% today. In the last week its performance is 1.79%, and -7.50% for the past quarter. Currently, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP has a target price of 83.55, so today’s gain of 1.83% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.28%.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), has a market cap of 13282.2, and is based in Israel. Insider ownership is at 24.80%, and institutional ownership is 78.60%.

At the current price of 77.33, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 83.55. 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 20.2, as well as a forward P/E of 15.97.

With a current EPS of 3.83, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.44%,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 -2.86%. Since its IPO date on 6/28/1996, the total performance to date is -4.98%.

Volume today for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), is 2232964, while its average volume is 1729.7. Whilst the total gain today was 1.83%, it did have a day high of -7.94%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.37%, and 1.37% for the month. The 52-week low for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., CHKP has been 7.94%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.06%.

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 1.98, and the P/S is 7.99, along with a P/B of 3.82. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.69.

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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