Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is an Israeli Company, that develops and sells Information Technology Security products. It is growing much slower than its highflying peers (Palo Alto, Fireeye, Fortinet) but it is very profitable. I do not have a good IT knowledge, but anyway, I wanted to perform a DCF Valuation of this Company for a long time now!
Initial Valuation of Check Point Software and Initial Buy
I am almost done with my DCF Valuation of Check Point Software Technologie (CHKP). I will do a follow-up post with the detailed analysis the week after next week, since I will be on holidays. Here are a few quick observations and facts about the Company…Continue reading “Initial Valuation of Check Point Software and Initial Buy”
Number of Shares Outstanding
The last step within a DCF valuation, is to divide the estimated fair equity value over number of shares outstanding to get to your estimate of fair value per share. This article discusses how to calculate the number of shares outstanding correctly and related issues, such as …Continue reading “Number of Shares Outstanding”
DCF Valuation Framework
This post describes the handling of leasing liabilities and leasing expenses wihtin the concept of discounted cashflow or DCF valuation. It is a follow-up post after IFRS 16 – Leases and What is Debt?, answering the question of How to Capture Lease Payments into Perpetuity. But first, I do a quick Introduction to DCF Valuations to get a better understanding of the topic.Continue reading “DCF Valuation Framework”
What is Debt?
As announced in my previous post about IFRS 16 Leases, this follow-up post dicusses the question of What is Debt? . First, I describe common Features of Debt and Leasing Liabilities as well as answering Why to treat them as Debt. Then I discuss What Items to include in Debt and How to calculate Net Debt. Finally I give a Summary of the article and an Outlook on a further follow-up post discussing How to incorporate Net Debt within a DCF Valuation.Continue reading “What is Debt?”
IFRS 16 – Leases
As more and more financial reports discuss the topic of IFRS 16 – Leases adoption and how its affects their reporting, I decided it is time to get a better understanding of the scope of IFRS 16 and how it affects reporting items within Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cashflow Statements. In conclusion, I am going to describe some effects on Financial Ratios as well as giving an outlook on implications on Net Debt and Valuation Concepts.Continue reading “IFRS 16 – Leases”
Pandora A/S DCF-Valuation after 2019-Q3
Pandora, a Danish Company producing and Selling Mid-Priced Jewelry, most known for their charms concept, reported Q3 2019 results. Time to update my valuation. The Companys Management is trying to turn around sales trends, currently highly negative. If the turnaround will be successful is very uncertain, thus the Company trades at a Forward P/E of below 10 and out of 20 analysts only 3 give a buy rating. If it is successful there is a much higher valuation to be realized, …Continue reading “Pandora A/S DCF-Valuation after 2019-Q3”