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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
87% of the 2084 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. CHKP: No Debt )
CHKP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 27   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.76
CHKP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 2011 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CHKP: 0.76 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.76

0.69
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
CHKP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2350.48 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: 10.58
M-Score: -2.50
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 53.75
CHKP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. CHKP: 53.75 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 38.25   Max: 63.82
Current: 53.75

38.25
63.82
Net-margin (%) 45.68
CHKP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2065 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. CHKP: 45.68 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 38.46   Max: 61.01
Current: 45.68

38.46
61.01
ROE (%) 18.59
CHKP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. CHKP: 18.59 )
CHKP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 15.75   Max: 52.56
Current: 18.59

15.75
52.56
ROA (%) 13.91
CHKP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. CHKP: 13.91 )
CHKP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 12.63   Max: 41.54
Current: 13.91

12.63
41.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2051.40
CHKP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.03 vs. CHKP: 2051.40 )
CHKP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 128.99   Max: 4196.19
Current: 2051.4

128.99
4196.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.60
CHKP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1674 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CHKP: 10.60 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 77.2
Current: 10.6

-2.7
77.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.50
CHKP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CHKP: 11.50 )
CHKP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.6   Max: 87.3
Current: 11.5

-11.6
87.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.40
CHKP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. CHKP: 15.40 )
CHKP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.2   Max: 77.3
Current: 15.4

-10.2
77.3
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CHKP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Romick 2,680,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 7,230 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 17,900 sh (New)
Ron Baron 23,361 sh (+9.36%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,837,200 sh (+0.13%)
Ken Fisher 44,440 sh (+0.09%)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Scott Black 202,271 sh (-4.97%)
David Herro 4,326,000 sh (-20.55%)
Steven Cohen 3,973 sh (-72.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 14,100 sh (-90.25%)
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Q1 2014

CHKP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 100,000 sh (New)
John Hussman 200,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 476,800 sh (+3281.56%)
Mario Gabelli 8,000 sh (+10.65%)
Steven Cohen 4,290 sh (+7.98%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,847,700 sh (+0.37%)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 23,361 sh (unchged)
Steven Romick 2,680,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Scott Black 197,530 sh (-2.34%)
Ken Fisher 41,168 sh (-7.36%)
David Herro 2,851,000 sh (-34.1%)
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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)
Steven Cohen 2,600 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 8,000 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 (-27.5%)
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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%)
Ken Fisher 41,100 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 365,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Scott Black 149,071 sh (-0.21%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,346,000 sh (-17.9%)
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%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CHKP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Reduce -31.03%0.23%$63.91 - $71.99 $ 78.3315%100000
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Reduce -50%$63.91 - $71.99 $ 78.3315%4000
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -24.38%0.34%$63.11 - $68.3 $ 78.3319%149379
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -27.5%0.28%$63.11 - $68.3 $ 78.3319%145000
George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.07%$63.11 - $68.3 $ 78.3319%0
John Hussman 2014-03-31 New Buy1%$63.16 - $69.24 $ 78.3319%200000
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.07%$63.16 - $69.24 $ 78.3319%100000
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 New Buy$55.698 - $64.26 $ 78.3330%7230
David Tepper 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.4%$49.78 - $59.19 $ 78.3339%0
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Add 12.03%0.14%$44.82 - $51.43 $ 78.3363%222445
Ken Fisher 2013-06-30 Reduce -56.61%0.01%$44.82 - $51.43 $ 78.3363%44430
David Tepper 2013-03-31 New Buy0.62%$46.5 - $52.72 $ 78.3357%619911
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Reduce -83.85%0.03%$46.5 - $52.72 $ 78.3357%21361
Scott Black 2012-12-31 Add 8.47%0.11%$41.15 - $48.03 $ 78.3372%199178
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.29%$44.3 - $51.82 $ 78.3363%0
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -91.63%0.16%$44.3 - $51.82 $ 78.3363%102000
Scott Black 2012-09-30 Add 10.26%0.12%$44.3 - $51.82 $ 78.3363%183631
George Soros 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.11%$44.3 - $51.82 $ 78.3363%0
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 New Buy0.04%$44.3 - $51.82 $ 78.3363%131076
Scott Black 2012-06-30 Add 26.39%0.27%$48.41 - $64.66 $ 78.3341%166542
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 New Buy0.17%$48.41 - $64.66 $ 78.3341%1218605
George Soros 2012-06-30 New Buy0.11%$48.41 - $64.66 $ 78.3341%150000
Andreas Halvorsen 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.19%$50.9 - $63.95 $ 78.3346%0
Andreas Halvorsen 2011-12-31 Reduce -66.77%0.43%$51.7 - $60.17 $ 78.3340%347332
John Hussman 2011-12-31 New Buy0.26%$51.7 - $60.17 $ 78.3340%309000
John Hussman 2011-09-30 Sold Out 1.1413%$48.78 - $61.17 $ 78.3341%0
Andreas Halvorsen 2011-09-30 Reduce -40.05%0.33%$48.78 - $61.17 $ 78.3341%1045100
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.80
CHKP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 59.10 vs. CHKP: 22.80 )
CHKP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.01   Max: 29.17
Current: 22.8

12.01
29.17
P/B 4.14
CHKP's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. CHKP: 4.14 )
CHKP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 4.46
Current: 4.14

1.9
4.46
P/S 10.39
CHKP's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. CHKP: 10.39 )
CHKP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 14.71
Current: 10.39

4.9
14.71
PFCF 25.68
CHKP's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 84.60 vs. CHKP: 25.68 )
CHKP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.41   Max: 25.68
Current: 25.68

9.41
25.68
EV-to-EBIT 17.58
CHKP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.85 vs. CHKP: 17.58 )
CHKP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 24
Current: 17.58

8.5
24
PEG 1.56
CHKP's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHKP: 1.56 )
CHKP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 31.8
Current: 1.56

0.58
31.8
Shiller P/E 29.31
CHKP's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHKP: 29.31 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.78   Max: 35.4
Current: 29.31

13.78
35.4
Current Ratio 1.91
CHKP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CHKP: 1.91 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 8.65
Current: 1.91

1.62
8.65
Quick Ratio 1.91
CHKP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CHKP: 1.91 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 8.65
Current: 1.91

1.15
8.65

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 170.28
CHKP's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
81% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHKP: 170.28 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.15   Max: 198.91
Current: 170.28

3.15
198.91
Price/Net Current Asset Value 59.79
CHKP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHKP: 59.79 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.03   Max: 761.5
Current: 59.79

3.03
761.5
Price/Tangible Book 5.22
CHKP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. CHKP: 5.22 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.69   Max: 82.03
Current: 5.22

2.69
82.03
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.12
CHKP's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. CHKP: 1.12 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.85
Current: 1.12

0.61
2.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
CHKP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CHKP: 1.20 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 8.94
Current: 1.2

0.59
8.94
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.75
CHKP's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CHKP: 1.75 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.68
Current: 1.75

0.47
3.68
Price/Graham Number 2.27
CHKP's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.44 vs. CHKP: 2.27 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 28.23
Current: 2.27

1.22
28.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
CHKP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CHKP: 5.70 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 11.8
Current: 5.7

4.2
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.55
CHKP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.75 vs. CHKP: 17.55 )
CHKP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 36.6
Current: 17.55

3.1
36.6

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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