Check Point Software Technologies
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Check Point Software Technologies's revenues will expand 7.9% and EPS will grow 6.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $332.6 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.77.
Last quarter, Check Point Software Technologies recorded revenue of $328.6 million. GAAP reported sales were 9.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $300.6 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.77. GAAP EPS of $0.71 for Q2 were 18% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.60 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 88.6%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 54.9%, 500 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 45.6%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.36 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.16.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 330 members out of 350 rating the stock outperform, and 20 members rating it underperform. Among 84 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 80 give Check Point Software Technologies a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Check Point Software Technologies is outperform, with an average price target of $66.71.
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