On Thursday, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) stock observed trading -17.02% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 11.76% away from low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock disclosed a move of 1.01% away from 50 day moving average and -3.93% away from 200 day moving average. Moving closer, we can see that shares have been trading 0.63% off 20-day moving average. It has market cap of $16302.58M and dividend yield of # ref.
Check Point Research, the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) has published its recent Global Threat Index for September 2019. The Research team is warning organizations that the Emotet Botnet has started spreading several new spam campaigns once again, after a three-month break. Researchers first stated the notorious botnet taking a break in June 2019, and that the offensive infrastructure had become active again in August.
“It’s not clear why the Emotet botnet was dormant for 3 months, but we can assume that the developers behind it were updating its features and capabilities. It’s essential that organizations warn employees about the risks of phishing emails, and of opening email attachments or clicking on links that do not come from a trusted source or contact. They should also deploy recent generation anti-malware solutions that can automatically extract suspicious content from emails before it reaches end-users,” stated Maya Horowitz, Director, Threat Intelligence & Research, Products at Check Point.
The Israel based company Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. moved with change of 0.70% to $110.16 with the total traded volume of 871473 shares in recent session versus to an average volume of 970.46K. The stock was observed in the 5 days activity at 2.05%. The one-month performance of stock was -1.01%. CHKP’s shares are at -7.61% for the quarter and driving a -3.66% return over the course of the past year and is now at 7.32% since this point in 2018. Right now, the stock beta is 0.77. The average volatility for the week and month was at 1.80% and 2.16% respectively. There are 147.99M shares outstanding and 120.69M shares are floated in market.
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