There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.0134, or -0.01%, to $121.4966. The Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has recorded 30,879 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that NIST adds Check Point Software’s MIND Training Program to its NICE Education and Training Resources.
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As a NASDAQ listed company, CHKP falls under the Technology sector while operating within the Software – Infrastructure industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $121.51 and fluctuated between $123.37 as its day high and $121.05 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is $14.37B. A total of 1.07 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 870.42K shares.
In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for CHKP in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $133.12 with high estimates of $164.00 and low estimates of $105.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, CHKP has a high of $135.93 and a low of $107.54.
As of this writing, CHKP has an earnings estimate of $1.89 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 29 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.92 per share and a lower estimate of $1.85. The company reported an EPS of $2.45 in the last quarter, which was 4.30% higher than expectations of $2.35.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. CHKP’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.69B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. Its Book Value Per Share was $23.97, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.26B.
The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for CHKP is Buy with a score of 3.48.