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Cyber Security

Cyber Security

13.19k followers15 symbols Watchlist by Motif Investing

Internet penetration is now 34.3% of the global population and the growing adoption of tablets and smartphones, increases the risks and potential targets for cyber crime.

Curated by Motif Investing


Today, every government, company and individual who goes online is at risk. As of 2012, computer miscreants claimed 12 cybercrime victims per second with the average cost per victim rising by 50% to a combined total of 13 billion over a 12-month period. With the growth in the mobile space, cyber crooks have cast their net beyond traditional PCs and laptops, with one in three tablet and smartphone users also hit by cyber crime last year.

Corporates are increasingly ratcheting up their spending on fighting these threats as more executives are using their personal devices at work and 85% of business executives cite cyber attacks as their primary risk concern. As a result, companies involved in the business of cyber security have an attractive opportunity to gain new customers and increase revenues.

How did we choose these stocks?

We identified US-listed stocks and American Depository Receipts of companies that are engaged in activities relevant to this watchlist's theme. We then filtered out companies that have a share price of less than .00 or a market capitalization less than 00 million, and excluded illiquid stocks by screening companies for liquidity i.e. average bid-ask spreads, dollar volume traded etc. Finally the proprietary Motif Optimization Engine determined the constituent stocks. Learn more about how we select our watchlists.

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First, we determined each company's percentage of total revenue derived from this watchlist's theme. Second, we applied a pure-play factor to give greater relative weight to companies that derive a higher percentage of their revenue from this theme. Finally, we weighted each company by its market capitalization adjusted for revenue exposure to the theme.

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WatchlistChange today1-month return1-year returnTotal return
Cyber Security+1.50%+34.17%+3.53%+20.99%

15 symbols

SymbolCompany nameLast priceChange% changeMarket timeVolumeAvg vol (3-month)Market cap
PANWPalo Alto Networks, Inc.246.5+3.89+1.60%4:00 pm GMT-4864.98k1.25M23.76B
FTNTFortinet, Inc.118.68+0.85+0.72%4:00 pm GMT-41.17M1.46M19.21B
CHKPCheck Point Software Technologies Ltd.120.05+3.17+2.71%4:00 pm GMT-4941.88k1.14M17.72B
JNPRJuniper Networks, Inc.22.54-0.43-1.87%4:00 pm GMT-43.39M3.17M7.48B
PFPTProofpoint, Inc.106.26+2.95+2.86%4:00 pm GMT-4722.39k697.91k6.44B
CYBRCyberArk Software Ltd.101.14+1.71+1.72%4:00 pm GMT-4428.37k477.96k3.92B
QLYSQualys, Inc.97.2+1.09+1.13%4:00 pm GMT-4233.05k419.34k3.81B
RPDRapid7, Inc.61.58+0.46+0.75%4:00 pm GMT-4445.37k557.31k3.14B
FEYEFireEye, Inc.13.21+0.71+5.68%4:00 pm GMT-46.55M4.35M2.98B
MIMEMimecast Limited46.68+1.55+3.43%4:00 pm GMT-4682.14k843.45k2.95B
RDWRRadware Ltd.24.84+0.56+2.31%4:00 pm GMT-4129.46k273.03k1.20B
ATENA10 Networks, Inc.7.09-0.02-0.28%4:00 pm GMT-4561.54k796.68k552.52M
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IMPVImperva, Inc.---6:07 pm GMT-4---