NYSE:PANW - Palo Alto Networks Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$212.62 -0.47 (-0.22 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$213.09
Today's Range$209.72 - $214.07
52-Week Range$126.82 - $219.38
Volume883,300 shs
Average Volume1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$19.79 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Palo Alto Networks logoPalo Alto Networks, Inc. provides security platform solutions worldwide. Its platform includes Next-Generation Firewall that delivers application, user, and content visibility and control, as well as protection against network-based cyber threats; Advanced Endpoint Protection, which prevents cyber-attacks that exploit software vulnerabilities on various fixed, mobile, and virtual endpoints and servers; and Threat Intelligence Cloud, which offers central intelligence capabilities, security for software as a service applications, and automated delivery of preventative measures against cyber-attacks. The company provides firewall appliances and software; Panorama, a security management solution for the control of appliances deployed on an end-customer's network as a virtual or a physical appliance; and Virtual System Upgrades, which are available as extensions to the virtual system capacity that ships with physical appliances. It also offers subscription services covering the areas of threat prevention, uniform resource locator filtering, malware and persistent threat, laptop and mobile device protection, and firewall, as well as cyber-attack, threat intelligence, and content control. In addition, the company provides support services; and professional services, including application traffic management, solution design and planning, configuration, and firewall migration, as well as online and classroom-style education training services. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. sells its products and services through its channel partners, as well as directly to medium to large enterprises, service providers, and government entities operating in various industries, including education, energy, financial services, government entities, healthcare, Internet and media, manufacturing, public sector, and telecommunications. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.13
Quick Ratio1.14


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio-787.48
P/E Growth19.04

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.76 billion
Price / Sales11.21
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$8.27 per share
Price / Book25.71


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.71)
Net Income$-216,600,000.00
Net Margins-8.65%
Return on Equity-8.51%
Return on Assets-1.64%


Outstanding Shares92,880,000
Market Cap$19.79 billion

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palo Alto Networks' stock symbol?

Palo Alto Networks trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PANW."

How will Palo Alto Networks' stock buyback program work?

Palo Alto Networks declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 3.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Palo Alto Networks' earnings last quarter?

Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June, 4th. The network technology company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.13) by $0.08. The network technology company had revenue of $567.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $545.79 million. Palo Alto Networks had a negative return on equity of 8.51% and a negative net margin of 8.65%. View Palo Alto Networks' Earnings History.

When is Palo Alto Networks' next earnings date?

Palo Alto Networks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Palo Alto Networks.

What guidance has Palo Alto Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

Palo Alto Networks updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, June, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.15-1.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $625-635 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $618.84 million.Palo Alto Networks also updated its FY18 guidance to $3.86-3.89 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PANW?

40 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Palo Alto Networks' stock. Their predictions range from $120.00 to $262.00. On average, they anticipate Palo Alto Networks' share price to reach $201.0541 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Palo Alto Networks.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Palo Alto Networks?

40 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Palo Alto Networks in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 35 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Palo Alto Networks.

Who are some of Palo Alto Networks' key competitors?

Who are Palo Alto Networks' key executives?

Palo Alto Networks' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Mark F. Anderson, Pres (Age 56)
  • Mr. Nir Zuk, Co-Founder, Exec. VP, CTO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. René Bonvanie, Exec. VP & CMO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Nikesh Arora, CEO & Chairman (Age 50)
  • Mr. Yuming Mao, Co-Founder & Chief Architect

Has Palo Alto Networks been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PANW stock have trended positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Palo Alto Networks earned a news impact score of 0.32 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the network technology company an impact score of 44.98 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Palo Alto Networks.

Who are Palo Alto Networks' major shareholders?

Palo Alto Networks' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.01%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.86%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.57%), Voya Investment Management LLC (1.57%), Morgan Stanley (1.46%) and Cadian Capital Management LP (0.98%). Company insiders that own Palo Alto Networks stock include Carl M Eschenbach, Daniel J Warmenhoven, James J Goetz, Kathleen Bonanno, Lee Klarich, Mark Anderson, Mark D Mclaughlin, Nikesh Arora, Nir Zuk, Rene Bonvanie, Stanley J Meresman and Steffan Tomlinson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Palo Alto Networks.

Which major investors are selling Palo Alto Networks stock?

PANW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nomura Holdings Inc., RWC Asset Management LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dorsal Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, American Century Companies Inc., GAM Holding AG and Millennium Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Palo Alto Networks company stock in the last year include Carl M Eschenbach, James J Goetz, Kathleen Bonanno, Lee Klarich, Mark Anderson, Mark D Mclaughlin, Nir Zuk, Rene Bonvanie and Stanley J Meresman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Palo Alto Networks.

Which major investors are buying Palo Alto Networks stock?

PANW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Criterion Capital Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. and Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Palo Alto Networks.

How do I buy shares of Palo Alto Networks?

Shares of PANW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Palo Alto Networks' stock price today?

One share of PANW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $212.62.

How big of a company is Palo Alto Networks?

Palo Alto Networks has a market capitalization of $19.79 billion and generates $1.76 billion in revenue each year. The network technology company earns $-216,600,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.71) on an earnings per share basis. Palo Alto Networks employs 4,562 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Palo Alto Networks?

Palo Alto Networks' mailing address is 3000 TANNERY WAY, SANTA CLARA CA, 95054. The network technology company can be reached via phone at 408-753-4000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Palo Alto Networks (NYSE PANW)

Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,546 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  651 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,197
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Palo Alto Networks and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PANW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PANW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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