Check Point Software (CHKP) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday
Check Point Software (NASDAQ:CHKP) is scheduled to be posting its Q114 quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 29th. Analysts expect Check Point Software to post earnings of $0.83 per share and revenue of $341.92 million for the quarter.
Check Point Software (NASDAQ:CHKP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 28th. The company reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $387.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $383.43 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.91 earnings per share. Check Point Software’s revenue was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Check Point Software to post $3.65 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.97 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Check Point Software (NASDAQ:CHKP) opened at 65.75 on Monday. Check Point Software has a one year low of $45.12 and a one year high of $69.92. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $67.09 and a 200-day moving average of $63.8. The company has a market cap of $12.641 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.58.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on CHKP shares. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Check Point Software in a research note on Thursday, March 13th. They now have a $71.00 price target on the stock. On a related note, analysts at Sterne Agee initiated coverage on shares of Check Point Software in a research note on Tuesday, February 4th. They set a “buy” rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Check Point Software from $65.00 to $70.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 29th. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $70.00.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP) develops technologies to communications and transactions over the Internet by enterprises and consumers.
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