The stock of Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) has been Upgraded to Buy from Neutral by BofA/Merrill in its latest research note that was published on August 02. Monness Crespi & Hardt analysts again handed out a Buy rating to FTNT stock but they lifted target price for the shares in a flash note to investors on August 02. The price target has been raised from $97 to $102. Analysts at JP Morgan issued an upgrade fromNeutral to Overweight for the stock, in a research note that dated back to June 24.
Fortinet, Inc. currently have the market capitalization of above $13 Billion, published in its last quarter earnings report.
FTNT surged by $0.82 during the normal trading session on Thursday and reaching a high of $80.67 during the day while it closed the day at $78.37. The Fortinet, stock had a low trading volume of 1.46 million shares on that day, which is low compared to the average daily volume of 1.50M shares. FTNT has also lost 2.51% of its value over the past 7 days. However, the stock has surged by 2.30% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost 7.12% while it has added 11.27% year-on date. Let us now take a look at the stock’s potential support and resistance levels. The publicly traded company was seen to have slipped by -15.54% from its 3 months high price. However, taking another look at FTNT will indicate that it is trading +5.28% away from its 90-day low. Looking at the bigger picture, the Fortinet, Inc. stock has dropped by -19.17% from its 52-week high while it has surged by +21.67% from its 52-week low price.
On September 03, 2019 Xie Michael, VP, Engineering & CTO sold 40000 shares of the company. The average price for that transaction was $78.13 per share, which meant that Xie Michael earned $3125200 selling the stocks. The sale was made public, with the document of the transaction filed with the SEC. Another insider trading occurred, with President & CEO, Xie Ken selling 8000 shares of this stock on August 21, 2019. The average selling price for the stock was $81.33 per share, with the sold stock accruing $650640. Following this transaction, the President & CEO Xie Ken now holds 75213 shares of the company, which is worth around $6005758.
Fortinet, has around 1 Trillion cash on their books at the moment. This figure will have to be compared and looked into, with their current liabilities standing at $1 Trillion. The Fortinet, stock is bringing in revenue of over 12 months, which is roughly 522 Billion. Despite all that, Fortinet, Inc. is seeing things progressing very much as their y-o-y quarterly revenue surged by 18.22%.
Looking at the stock’s Technical analysis information over the past 50 days shows that its Raw Stochastic average stood at 8.04%. This figure is worse than the company’s 20-day Raw Stochastic average which currently stands at 21.95%. Over the past 20 days, Fortinet,’s Stochastic %K stood at 32.77% while its Stochastic %D was revealed to be 32.39%.