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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CHKP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.19 vs. CHKP: No Debt )
CHKP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 27   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.74
CHKP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CHKP: 0.74 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.74

0.71
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
CHKP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CHKP: No Debt )
CHKP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 126.84   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

126.84
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 10.06
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
9.69%
27.16%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 53.31
CHKP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. CHKP: 53.31 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 38.25   Max: 63.82
Current: 53.31

38.25
63.82
Net-margin (%) 43.73
CHKP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. CHKP: 43.73 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 38.46   Max: 61.01
Current: 43.73

38.46
61.01
ROE (%) 18.41
CHKP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. CHKP: 18.41 )
CHKP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.75   Max: 52.56
Current: 18.41

15.75
52.56
ROA (%) 13.81
CHKP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1737 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CHKP: 13.81 )
CHKP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 12.63   Max: 41.54
Current: 13.81

12.63
41.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2044.05
CHKP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1712 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.54 vs. CHKP: 2044.05 )
CHKP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 128.99   Max: 4196.19
Current: 2044.05

128.99
4196.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
CHKP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CHKP: 10.10 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.7   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 1020 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CHKP: 9.20 )
CHKP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.6   Max: 90.5
Current: 9.2

-11.6
90.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.50
CHKP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CHKP: 10.50 )
CHKP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.2   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

Q2 2014

CHKP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 9,020 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 2,210,400 sh (+363.59%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,857,400 sh (+0.34%)
Steven Romick 2,680,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 8,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 2,600 sh (unchged)
David Herro 2,851,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Ken Fisher 41,100 sh (-0.17%)
Ron Baron 22,000 sh (-5.83%)
Scott Black 149,379 sh (-24.38%)
John Hussman 145,000 sh (-27.50%)
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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

Steven Cohen 82,100 sh (New)
John Burbank 210,245 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 212,735 sh (New)
Ron Baron 37,273 sh (+62.06%)
Ken Fisher 41,160 sh (+0.15%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 4,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Jim Simons 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

Louis Moore Bacon 67,113 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 483,854 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%)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (-25.00%)
John Burbank 110,245 sh (-47.56%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.90
CHKP's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHKP: 24.90 )
CHKP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.01   Max: 29.17
Current: 24.9

12.01
29.17
Forward P/E 19.46
CHKP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. CHKP: 19.46 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.40
CHKP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.20 vs. CHKP: 25.40 )
CHKP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 12.04   Max: 29.07
Current: 25.4

12.04
29.07
P/B 4.50
CHKP's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1610 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHKP: 4.50 )
CHKP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 4.55
Current: 4.5

1.96
4.55
P/S 11.10
CHKP's P/S is ranked lower than
113% of the 1658 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CHKP: 11.10 )
CHKP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 14.37
Current: 11.1

4.9
14.37
PFCF 22.20
CHKP's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.47 vs. CHKP: 22.20 )
CHKP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.41   Max: 25.35
Current: 22.2

9.41
25.35
POCF 22.31
CHKP's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. CHKP: 22.31 )
CHKP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.27   Max: 24.94
Current: 22.31

9.27
24.94
EV-to-EBIT 18.38
CHKP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.29 vs. CHKP: 18.38 )
CHKP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 24
Current: 18.38

8.5
24
PEG 1.95
CHKP's PEG is ranked higher than
53% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CHKP: 1.95 )
CHKP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 31.8
Current: 1.95

0.71
31.8
Shiller P/E 31.20
CHKP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.94 vs. CHKP: 31.20 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.78   Max: 35.4
Current: 31.2

13.78
35.4
Current Ratio 1.87
CHKP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. CHKP: 1.87 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 8.65
Current: 1.87

1.63
8.65
Quick Ratio 1.87
CHKP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CHKP: 1.87 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 8.65
Current: 1.87

1.63
8.65
Days Sales Outstanding 53.12
CHKP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 1470 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 69.39 vs. CHKP: 53.12 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 51.39   Max: 113.66
Current: 53.12

51.39
113.66

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 61.30
CHKP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
125% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. CHKP: 61.30 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 4.29   Max: 49.88
Current: 61.3

4.29
49.88
Price/Tangible Book 5.70
CHKP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHKP: 5.70 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.69   Max: 57.08
Current: 5.7

2.69
57.08
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
CHKP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
58% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CHKP: 1.20 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.2

0.61
2.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
CHKP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CHKP: 1.30 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 4.21
Current: 1.3

0.59
4.21
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.10
CHKP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CHKP: 2.10 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.68
Current: 2.1

0.51
3.68
Price/Graham Number 2.50
CHKP's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHKP: 2.50 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 9.42
Current: 2.5

1.27
9.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
CHKP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CHKP: 5.40 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 11.8
Current: 5.4

4.2
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.25
CHKP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.29 vs. CHKP: 16.25 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 27.7
Current: 16.25

3.1
27.7

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 allow 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 worldwide. Its customers include include tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of 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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