GURUFOCUS.COM » STOCK LIST » USA » NAS » Fortinet Inc (NAS:FTNT) » Definitions » Financial Strength
Switch to:

Fortinet (NAS:FTNT) Financial Strength

: 7 (As of Dec. 2023)
View and export this data going back to 2009. Start your Free Trial

Fortinet has the Financial Strength Rank of 7.

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). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

Fortinet's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 71.15. Fortinet's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 0.18. As of today, Fortinet's Altman Z-Score is 5.28.


Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Infrastructure subindustry, Fortinet's Financial Strength, along with its competitors' market caps and Financial Strength data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Fortinet Financial Strength Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Fortinet's Financial Strength distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Fortinet's Financial Strength falls into.



Fortinet Financial Strength Calculation

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

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

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

Fortinet's Interest Expense for the months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-5 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Dec. 2023 was $384 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $992 Mil.

Fortinet's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Dec. 2023 )/Interest Expense (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=-1*384.2/-5.4
=71.15

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

Good Sign:

Ben Graham prefers companies' interest coverage to be at least 5. Fortinet Inc has enough cash to cover all of its debt. Its financial situation is stable.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

Fortinet's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(0 + 992.3) / 5660.4
=0.18

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

Fortinet has a Z-score of 5.28, indicating it is in Safe Zones. This implies the Z-Score is strong.

Good Sign:

Altman Z-score of 5.28 is strong.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Fortinet  (NAS:FTNT) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

Fortinet has the Financial Strength Rank of 7.


Fortinet Financial Strength Related Terms

Thank you for viewing the detailed overview of Fortinet's Financial Strength provided by GuruFocus.com. Please click on the following links to see related term pages.


Fortinet (NAS:FTNT) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
899 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale, CA, USA, 94086
Fortinet is a platform-based cybersecurity vendor with product offerings covering network security, cloud security, zero-trust access, and security operations. The firm derives a majority of its revenue through sales of its subscriptions and support-based business. The California-based firm has more than 700,000 customers across the world.
Executives
Ken Xie director, officer: President & CEO 4655 GREAT AMERICA PARKWAY - SUITE 300, SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Patrice Perche officer: Chief Revenue Off./EVP Supp. C/O FORTINET, INC., 899 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94086
Michael Xie director, officer: VP, Engineering & CTO 1090 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94086
William H. Neukom director C/O FORTINET, INC., 1090 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94086
Keith Jensen officer: Chief Accounting Officer C/O FORTINET, INC., 899 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94068
John Whittle officer: VP & General Counsel 1090 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94086
James G. Stavridis director C/O NEUBERGER BERMAN MANAGEMENT LLC, 605 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10158-0180
Christopher B Paisley director 14870 THREE OAKS COURT, SARATOGA CA 95070
Jean X. Hu director 2485 AUGUSTINE DRIVE, SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Kelly Ducourty director C/O FORTINET, INC., 899 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94086
Cohen Peter Dale Jr. director C/O FORTINET, INC., 899 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94086
Ming Hsieh director 4399 SANTA ANITA AVE., EL MONTE CA 91731
Judith Sim director C/O FORTINET, INC., 899 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94086
Del Matto Andrew H officer: Chief Financial Officer 350 ELLIS STREET, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043
Gary Locke director C/O FORTINET, INC., 899 KIFER ROAD, SUNNYVALE CA 94086