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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CHKP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. CHKP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 27  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.73
CHKP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CHKP: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.73
0.69
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
CHKP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CHKP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 126.84  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
126.84
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 9.21
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
9.29%
27.48%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 52.78
CHKP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. CHKP: 52.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 38.25  Med: 50.49 Max: 63.82
Current: 52.78
38.25
63.82
Net-margin (%) 43.00
CHKP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1743 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. CHKP: 43.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 38.46  Med: 46.18 Max: 61.01
Current: 43
38.46
61.01
ROE (%) 18.57
CHKP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1705 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. CHKP: 18.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.75  Med: 18.78 Max: 52.56
Current: 18.57
15.75
52.56
ROA (%) 13.80
CHKP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. CHKP: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 12.63  Med: 14.19 Max: 41.54
Current: 13.8
12.63
41.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2019.76
CHKP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.49 vs. CHKP: 2019.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 142.71  Med: 1878.40 Max: 4196.19
Current: 2019.76
142.71
4196.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
CHKP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CHKP: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.7  Med: 16.45 Max: 77.2
Current: 10.1
-2.7
77.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
CHKP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CHKP: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.6  Med: 14.55 Max: 90.5
Current: 9.2
-11.6
90.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.50
CHKP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CHKP: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.2  Med: 14.10 Max: 87.1
Current: 10.5
-10.2
87.1
» CHKP's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CHKP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 18,908 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 16,480 sh (+82.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,317,300 sh (+50.08%)
Ron Baron 23,000 sh (+4.55%)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 41,100 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Scott Black 149,071 sh (-0.21%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,346,000 sh (-17.90%)
Steven Romick 2,190,000 sh (-18.28%)
David Herro 1,977,000 sh (-30.66%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-31.03%)
Mario Gabelli 4,000 sh (-50.00%)
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Q4 2014

CHKP Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Burbank 210,245 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 82,100 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 212,735 sh (New)
Ron Baron 37,273 sh (+62.06%)
Ken Fisher 41,160 sh (+0.15%)
Mario Gabelli 4,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 3,137,576 sh (-5.42%)
Scott Black 130,605 sh (-12.39%)
David Herro 831,000 sh (-57.97%)
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Q1 2015

CHKP Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Pioneer Investments 483,854 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 67,113 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 226,675 sh (+6.55%)
Ron Baron 37,424 sh (+0.41%)
Mario Gabelli 4,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ken Fisher 41,100 sh (-0.15%)
Scott Black 126,818 sh (-2.90%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,879,176 sh (-8.24%)
David Herro 651,000 sh (-21.66%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (-25.00%)
John Burbank 110,245 sh (-47.56%)
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Q2 2015

CHKP Guru Trades in Q2 2015

George Soros 4,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 427,008 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 43,675 sh (+6.27%)
Ron Baron 39,740 sh (+6.19%)
Pioneer Investments 483,998 sh (+0.03%)
David Herro 651,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 4,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Scott Black 125,678 sh (-0.90%)
RS Investment Management 220,075 sh (-2.91%)
RS Investment Management 220,075 sh (-2.91%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,949,176 sh (-32.30%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (-33.33%)
Louis Moore Bacon 17,340 sh (-74.16%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.34
CHKP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.44 vs. CHKP: 22.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.01  Med: 19.10 Max: 26.25
Current: 22.34
12.01
26.25
Forward P/E 17.51
CHKP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. CHKP: 17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.60
CHKP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. CHKP: 21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.04  Med: 19.10 Max: 26.26
Current: 21.6
12.04
26.26
P/B 4.18
CHKP's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. CHKP: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHKP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.93  Med: 3.09 Max: 4.54
Current: 4.18
1.93
4.54
P/S 9.59
CHKP's P/S is ranked lower than
86% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. CHKP: 9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHKP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 8.70 Max: 12.8
Current: 9.59
4.9
12.8
PFCF 17.12
CHKP's PFCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.98 vs. CHKP: 17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHKP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.41  Med: 14.75 Max: 25.35
Current: 17.12
9.41
25.35
POCF 16.88
CHKP's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. CHKP: 16.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHKP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.27  Med: 14.09 Max: 24.94
Current: 16.88
9.27
24.94
EV-to-EBIT 16.28
CHKP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. CHKP: 16.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHKP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5  Med: 14.70 Max: 21.3
Current: 16.28
8.5
21.3
PEG 1.66
CHKP's PEG is ranked higher than
54% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CHKP: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CHKP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.40 Max: 31.8
Current: 1.66
0.71
31.8
Shiller P/E 26.94
CHKP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.81 vs. CHKP: 26.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.78  Med: 22.76 Max: 35.4
Current: 26.94
13.78
35.4
Current Ratio 1.70
CHKP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CHKP: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.63  Med: 2.86 Max: 8.65
Current: 1.7
1.63
8.65
Quick Ratio 1.70
CHKP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CHKP: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.86 Max: 8.65
Current: 1.7
1.15
8.65
Days Sales Outstanding 56.95
CHKP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.76 vs. CHKP: 56.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 51.39  Med: 90.04 Max: 113.66
Current: 56.95
51.39
113.66

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 67.39
CHKP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. CHKP: 67.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.87  Med: 12.41 Max: 104.48
Current: 67.39
2.87
104.48
Price/Tangible Book 5.42
CHKP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. CHKP: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.69  Med: 4.58 Max: 82.35
Current: 5.42
2.69
82.35
Price/Projected FCF 1.09
CHKP's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. CHKP: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.16 Max: 11.56
Current: 1.09
0.61
11.56
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.10
CHKP's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
65% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. CHKP: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
CHKP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CHKP: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.06 Max: 5.96
Current: 1.1
0.42
5.96
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.10
CHKP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CHKP: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.18 Max: 3.68
Current: 2.1
0.47
3.68
Price/Graham Number 2.30
CHKP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CHKP: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.96 Max: 28.23
Current: 2.3
0.99
28.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.15
CHKP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CHKP: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.7  Med: 6.80 Max: 11.8
Current: 6.15
4.7
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.57
CHKP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. CHKP: 15.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHKP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 17.80 Max: 27.7
Current: 15.57
0.4
27.7

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,627 1,754 1,838
EPS($) 4.08 4.54 5.18
EPS without NRI($) 4.08 4.54 5.18

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd was incorporated as a company under the laws of the State of Israel in 1993. The Company develops and markets software and combined hardware and software products and services for information technology security. It offers its customers a portfolio of network security, endpoint security, data security and management solutions. Its solutions operates under a unified security architecture that enables end-to-end security with a single line of unified security gateways and allows a single agent for all endpoint security that can be managed from a single unified management console. Its Open Platform for Security framework allows customers to extend the capabilities of its products and services with third-party hardware and security software applications. The Company's products are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of partners. It sells through a wide network of channel partners, including distributors, resellers, value-added resellers, system integrators and managed services providers. Its customers include include businesses and organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft. The Company's competitors include Cisco Systems, Inc., Juniper Networks, Inc., Fortinet Inc., SonicWall Inc. (acquired by Dell Inc.), Palo Alto Networks, Inc., WatchGuard Technologies, Inc., McAfee, Inc. (acquired by Intel Corporation), Sourcefire, Inc. (acquired by Cisco Systems Inc.), and other companies in the network security space. It also competes with several other companies, including Microsoft Corporation, Symantec Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, FireEye, Inc. and Websense Inc. with respect to specific products that it offers.
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