Analysts See $1.23 EPS for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP)

October 2, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Analysts expect Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) to report $1.23 EPS on October, 30.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 4.24 % from last quarter’s $1.18 EPS. CHKP’s profit would be $192.14M giving it 23.70 P/E if the $1.23 EPS is correct. After having $1.25 EPS previously, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.’s analysts see -1.60 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.98% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $116.58. About 160,215 shares traded. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) has risen 4.97% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.65% the S&P500.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Check Point (NASDAQ:CHKP), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 8% are positive. Check Point had 15 analyst reports since April 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 26 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, April 26. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $100 target in Thursday, April 26 report. As per Thursday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. The rating was upgraded by BTIG Research on Tuesday, July 10 to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 25 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, April 25. UBS maintained Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) on Thursday, July 26 with “Neutral” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) on Thursday, July 26 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 26 by JP Morgan.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. provides hardware and software services and products for IT security worldwide. The company has market cap of $18.21 billion. The firm offers a portfolio of network security, endpoint security, data security, and management solutions. It has a 23.24 P/E ratio. It provides security gateways to protect the networks and prevent the threats of enterprises, data centers, and small and large branch offices; security gateway appliances, including platforms for small business and small office locations, high end and high demanding data centers, and perimeter environments; and security management software, which offers security management through a single console that streamlines security activities and provides visibility into policy administration and threat analysis.

More notable recent Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Despite Wednesday’s Weakness, Check Point Software Is Still In An Uptrend” on September 19, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Check Point Software Technologies Named a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management …” published on September 24, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Short Sellers Can’t Make Up Their Minds on Cybersecurity Stocks” on September 26, 2018. More interesting news about Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “BlackBerry and Check Point Software Announce Global Partnership to Mitigate Cybersecurity Threats” published on September 12, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “El Centro College Enriches Cyber Security Education by Partnering with Check Point Software” with publication date: September 26, 2018.

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