Check Point Software (CHKP +0.9%) edges higher after Oppenheimer says its mid-quarter checks...

|About: Check Point Software Techno... (CHKP)|By:, SA News Editor

Check Point Software (CHKP +0.9%) edges higher after Oppenheimer says its mid-quarter checks "indicate solid demand for CHKP's blades and appliances." The firm adds adoption of the company's high-end 61000 and 21400 security appliances could boost FQ1 results, and that a growing interest among cash-rich tech companies to return capital to shareholders could lead to a dividend or additional buybacks.