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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
CHKP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. CHKP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CHKP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
27
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.66
CHKP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CHKP: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CHKP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.66
0.66
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
CHKP's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 138.02 vs. CHKP: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHKP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.03  Med: 39.19 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
21.03
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 9.48
Beneish M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
4.91%
37.53%
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 % 49.39
CHKP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
99% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. CHKP: 49.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CHKP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.09  Med: 50.66 Max: 55.6
Current: 49.39
44.09
55.6
Net Margin % 43.43
CHKP's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1940 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. CHKP: 43.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CHKP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.68  Med: 42.69 Max: 46.83
Current: 43.43
38.68
46.83
ROE % 22.73
CHKP's ROE % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1869 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. CHKP: 22.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CHKP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.49  Med: 18.79 Max: 22.73
Current: 22.73
16.49
22.73
ROA % 15.11
CHKP's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 2005 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. CHKP: 15.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CHKP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.63  Med: 13.77 Max: 15.11
Current: 15.11
12.63
15.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 1220.59
CHKP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
97% of the 1965 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.66 vs. CHKP: 1220.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CHKP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 733.58  Med: 1642.22 Max: 2030.05
Current: 1220.59
733.58
2030.05
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.70
CHKP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CHKP: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CHKP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.7  Med: 13.8 Max: 77.2
Current: 12.7
-2.7
77.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 10.10
CHKP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 1466 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. CHKP: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CHKP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 10.1 Max: 90.1
Current: 10.1
-5.5
90.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 12.00
CHKP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. CHKP: 12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CHKP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 12 Max: 84.2
Current: 12
-8.7
84.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

CHKP Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Ken Fisher 42,815 sh (+1.12%)
Pioneer Investments 258,050 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 5,400 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 23,090 sh (-8.50%)
Ron Baron 9,448 sh (-49.45%)
Jim Simons 124,700 sh (-59.29%)
Jeremy Grantham 34,200 sh (-89.56%)
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Q4 2017

CHKP Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Caxton Associates 10,585 sh (+96.02%)
Pioneer Investments 486,317 sh (+88.46%)
Ken Fisher 42,869 sh (+0.13%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ron Baron 6,500 sh (-31.20%)
Jim Simons 2,400 sh (-98.08%)
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Q1 2018

CHKP Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jim Simons 554,908 sh (+23021.17%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Ken Fisher 39,878 sh (-6.98%)
Pioneer Investments 433,370 sh (-10.89%)
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Q2 2018

CHKP Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Diamond Hill Capital 2,926 sh (New)
Jim Simons 601,531 sh (+8.40%)
Ken Fisher 38,694 sh (-2.97%)
Pioneer Investments 165,210 sh (-61.88%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS: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
Ken Fisher 2018-06-30 Reduce -2.97%$95.68 - $104.67 $ 119.6621%38,694
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Reduce -6.98%$97.84 - $106.39 $ 119.6616%39,878
Ron Baron 2018-03-31 Sold Out $97.84 - $106.39 $ 119.6616%0
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Add 0.13%$101.92 - $119.13 $ 119.6610%42,869
Ron Baron 2017-12-31 Reduce -31.20%$101.92 - $119.13 $ 119.6610%6,500
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 1.12%$104.99 - $115.72 $ 119.669%42,815
Ron Baron 2017-09-30 Reduce -49.45%$104.99 - $115.72 $ 119.669%9,448
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 511210    SIC: 7372
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Traded in other countries:CHKP.Austria, CPW.Germany, CHKPN.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:Israel
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd develops, markets and supports a wide range of products and services for IT security. The company offers its customers a portfolio of network security, endpoint security, data security and management solutions.

Check Point is an Israel-based pure-play network security company that sells hardware and software for the cybersecurity needs of business users around the world. The company reports revenue in three segments: products and licenses; software blade subscriptions; and updates, maintenance, and subscription. In fiscal 2017, maintenance revenue made up 44% of total revenue, subscriptions made up 26%, and product revenue made up the remainder.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 23.88
CHKP's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.75 vs. CHKP: 23.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CHKP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.96  Med: 20.16 Max: 25.74
Current: 23.88
11.96
25.74
Forward PE Ratio 19.16
CHKP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. CHKP: 19.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.88
CHKP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
61% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.79 vs. CHKP: 23.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CHKP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.96  Med: 20.16 Max: 25.74
Current: 23.88
11.96
25.74
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 19.15
CHKP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
69% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 28.11 vs. CHKP: 19.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.54  Med: 15.98 Max: 26.12
Current: 19.15
9.54
26.12
PB Ratio 5.27
CHKP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. CHKP: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CHKP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 3.55 Max: 5.36
Current: 5.27
1.93
5.36
PS Ratio 10.34
CHKP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CHKP: 10.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CHKP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 8.77 Max: 10.95
Current: 10.34
4.9
10.95
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.14
CHKP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. CHKP: 17.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.43  Med: 14.81 Max: 25.34
Current: 17.14
9.43
25.34
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.79
CHKP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
64% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. CHKP: 16.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.25  Med: 14.54 Max: 24.91
Current: 16.79
9.25
24.91
EV-to-EBIT 18.68
CHKP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. CHKP: 18.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHKP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5  Med: 15.2 Max: 20.3
Current: 18.68
8.5
20.3
EV-to-EBITDA 18.31
CHKP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. CHKP: 18.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CHKP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 14.8 Max: 20
Current: 18.31
7.5
20
EV-to-Revenue 9.21
CHKP's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
80% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. CHKP: 9.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CHKP' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 7.8 Max: 10
Current: 9.21
3.7
10
PEG Ratio 2.65
CHKP's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CHKP: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CHKP' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.56 Max: 3.2
Current: 2.65
0.72
3.2
Shiller PE Ratio 34.82
CHKP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 37.98 vs. CHKP: 34.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CHKP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.23  Med: 30.63 Max: 39.62
Current: 34.82
15.23
39.62
Current Ratio 1.71
CHKP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CHKP: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHKP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.65 Max: 8.65
Current: 1.71
1.53
8.65
Quick Ratio 1.71
CHKP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1957 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CHKP: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHKP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 2.65 Max: 8.65
Current: 1.71
1.15
8.65
Days Sales Outstanding 63.18
CHKP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 1879 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.11 vs. CHKP: 63.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHKP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.18  Med: 99.85 Max: 113.66
Current: 63.18
63.18
113.66

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.70
CHKP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1387 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -3.30 vs. CHKP: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CHKP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.6  Med: 2.7 Max: 28.9
Current: 4.7
-51.6
28.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 99.72
CHKP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CHKP: 99.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 14.15 Max: 4967
Current: 99.72
2.87
4967
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.83
CHKP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. CHKP: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 4.91 Max: 82.26
Current: 6.83
2.69
82.26
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.22
CHKP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CHKP: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.11 Max: 11.56
Current: 1.22
0.61
11.56
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.25
CHKP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
65% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CHKP: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.25
0.54
1.95
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.18
CHKP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1656 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CHKP: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.05 Max: 5.93
Current: 1.18
0.42
5.93
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.54
CHKP's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CHKP: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.31 Max: 3.31
Current: 2.54
0.49
3.31
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.69
CHKP's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. CHKP: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CHKP' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.15 Max: 19.83
Current: 2.69
1
19.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.37
CHKP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 2008 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CHKP: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CHKP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 6.6 Max: 11.8
Current: 5.37
4.9
11.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.67
CHKP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9.82 vs. CHKP: 13.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CHKP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 17.1 Max: 26.8
Current: 13.67
11.4
26.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,880.73
EPS (TTM) $ 5.01
Beta0.46
Volatility21.29%
52-Week Range $93.76 - 120.81
Shares Outstanding (Mil)159.03

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Revenue (Mil $) 1,903 1,988 2,087 2,194
EBIT (Mil $) 985 1,035 1,114
EBITDA (Mil $) 1,018 1,067 1,137
EPS ($) 5.32 5.87 6.35 7.75
EPS without NRI ($) 5.32 5.87 6.35 7.75
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
11.48%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.50

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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