NYSE:PANW - Palo Alto Networks Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $201.30 +1.13 (+0.56 %) (As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$200.17Today's Range$200.05 - $203.094052-Week Range$148.41 - $239.50Volume1.04 million shsAverage Volume1.08 million shsMarket Capitalization$18.50 billionP/E Ratio-366.00Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.81 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Palo Alto Networks, Inc. provides security platform solutions worldwide. 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. Receive PANW News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PANW and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNYSE:PANW Previous Symbol CUSIP69743510 Webwww.paloaltonetworks.com Phone408-753-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.10 Current Ratio2.10 Quick Ratio2.10Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-366.00 Forward P/E Ratio283.52 P/E Growth11.69 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.27 billion Price / Sales8.40 Cash Flow$0.8122 per share Price / Cash Flow247.84 Book Value$10.30 per share Price / Book19.54Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.55) Net Income$-147,900,000.00 Net Margins-5.04% Return on Equity-1.72% Return on Assets-0.32%Miscellaneous Employees5,348 Outstanding Shares94,880,000Market Cap$18.50 billion OptionableOptionable 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 announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Palo Alto Networks' earnings last quarter? Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 29th. The network technology company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.02. The network technology company had revenue of $656 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $632.16 million. Palo Alto Networks had a negative return on equity of 1.72% and a negative net margin of 5.04%. The company's revenue was up 30.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.74 earnings per share. 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 Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Palo Alto Networks. What guidance has Palo Alto Networks issued on next quarter's earnings? Palo Alto Networks issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.20-1.22 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.20. The company issued revenue guidance of +24-26% to $675-685 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $668.88 million.Palo Alto Networks also updated its Q2 2019 guidance to $1.20-1.22 EPS. What price target have analysts set for PANW? 38 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Palo Alto Networks' shares. Their predictions range from $145.00 to $282.00. On average, they expect Palo Alto Networks' share price to reach $239.7059 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Palo Alto Networks. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Palo Alto Networks? 38 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Palo Alto Networks in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 30 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Palo Alto Networks. Has Palo Alto Networks been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about PANW stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Palo Alto Networks earned a news impact score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the network technology company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Palo Alto Networks' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Palo Alto Networks include Fortinet (FTNT), Logitech International (LOGI), Xerox (XRX), SEIKO EPSON COR/ADR (SEKEY), FireEye (FEYE), HTC (HTCXF), Forescout Technologies (FSCT), Stratasys (SSYS), Digital China (DCHIF), Mitek Systems (MITK), Immersion (IMMR), AstroNova (ALOT), RADCOM (RDCM), Identiv (INVE) and TransAct Technologies (TACT). Who are Palo Alto Networks' key executives? Palo Alto Networks' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Nikesh Arora, CEO & Chairman (Age 51)Ms. Kathleen Bonanno, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 57)Mr. René Bonvanie, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 57)Mr. Lee Klarich, Exec. VP & Chief Product Officer (Age 44)Mr. Mark F. Anderson, Advisor (Age 57) Who are Palo Alto Networks' major shareholders? Palo Alto Networks' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.18%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.14%), Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC (0.04%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.03%), Chesley Taft & Associates LLC (0.02%) and Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Palo Alto Networks stock include Carl M Eschenbach, James J Goetz, Kathleen Bonanno, Lee Klarich, Mark Anderson, Mark D Mclaughlin, Nikesh Arora, Nir Zuk, Rene Bonvanie and Stanley J Meresman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Palo Alto Networks. Which institutional investors are selling Palo Alto Networks stock? PANW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pennsylvania Trust Co, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Scout Investments Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, First Hawaiian Bank and Schwab Charitable Fund. Company insiders that have sold Palo Alto Networks company stock in the last year include 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 institutional investors are buying Palo Alto Networks stock? PANW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Prentiss Smith & Co. Inc., Webster Bank N. A., Navellier & Associates Inc, Coastline Trust Co, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. and Endurance Wealth Management Inc.. 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 $201.30. How big of a company is Palo Alto Networks? Palo Alto Networks has a market capitalization of $18.50 billion and generates $2.27 billion in revenue each year. The network technology company earns $-147,900,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.55) on an earnings per share basis. Palo Alto Networks employs 5,348 workers across the globe. What is Palo Alto Networks' official website? The official website for Palo Alto Networks is http://www.paloaltonetworks.com. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,676 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 696 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,372MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the price-sales ratio?