Company-Related Questions

Gil Shwed, Marius Nacht and Shlomo Kramer founded Check Point Software in 1993. Gil Shwed currently serves as Chairman, and CEO; Marius Nacht currently serves as Vice Chairman.
The Company’s international headquarters are located in Tel Aviv, Israel, and the U.S. headquarters are located in San Carlos, California. Additionally, Check Point is a global company with offices located worldwide.
Check Point Software went public on June 28, 1996 at $14 per share. Please note that this price per share is not split adjusted.
Naschitz, Brandes & Co. (Tel-Aviv, Israel)Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A.)

Financial-Related Questions

The fiscal year ends on December 31 of each calendar year.

First Quarter ends: March 31

Second Quarter ends: June 30

Third Quarter ends: September 30

Fourth Quarter ends: December 31

Quarterly financial results are typically announced mid-month following the end of the quarter, typically in January, April, July and October. As soon as a release date is confirmed, it is posted on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s web site, including conference call replay information.
Because Check Point is a foreign private issuer, it is not required to file 10-K or 10-Q reports with the SEC. Check Point does file a 20-F (10-K equivalent). The 20-F, proxy statement and quarterly financial results can be found on the company’s web site.
By visiting the Historical Financials section of our Investor Relations web site, you will find the company’s statement of operations and balance sheet by quarter.
Yes, the company’s stock is followed by a substantial number of “sell-side” analysts who represent global, national and regional brokerage firms. A list of these analysts can be found on the Analyst Coverage page.
Kost, Forer, Gabbay & Kasierer (a member of Ernst & Young Global)

Stock-Related Questions

The Company’s stock is traded on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol CHKP. Prior to March 3, 1999, the Company’s stock traded under the symbol CHKPF.
The CUSIP number for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is M22465104.

  • February, 2001 – three-for-two stock split effected in the form of a stock dividend. Record date February 1, 2001, pay date February 12, 2001, post-split trading commenced February 13, 2001.
  • July, 2000 – two-for-one stock split effected in the form of a stock dividend. Record date July 14, 2000, pay date July 25, 2000, post-split trading commenced July 26, 2000.
  • January, 2000 – two-for-one stock split effected in the form of a stock dividend. Record date January 23, 2000, pay date January 28, 2000, post-split trading commenced January 31, 2000.

Registered shareholders, please contact Check Point Software’s transfer agent and registrar: American Stock Transfer and Trust Company. For transfers, address changes, or any other questions regarding Check Point Software stock certificates, you may reach shareholder services at (800) 937-5449 or (718) 921-8124. Information changes or questions may also be mailed to American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, 59 Maiden Lane, Plaza Level, New York, NY 10038 or info@amstock.com. If your shares are held in a brokerage account, please contact your stockbroker.