NYSE:PANW - Palo Alto Networks Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $230.10 +3.92 (+1.73 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$226.18Today's Range$226.94 - $230.3352-Week Range$160.08 - $239.50Volume797,500 shsAverage Volume1.11 million shsMarket Capitalization$21.83 billionP/E Ratio-418.36Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.91 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 CIK1327567 Webwww.paloaltonetworks.com Phone408-753-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.10 Current Ratio2.10 Quick Ratio2.10Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-418.36 Forward P/E Ratio324.08 P/E Growth13.57 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.27 billion Price / Sales9.60 Cash Flow$0.8002 per share Price / Cash Flow287.57 Book Value$10.30 per share Price / Book22.34Profitability 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$21.83 billion Next Earnings Date2/26/2019 (Confirmed) 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share 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 reacquire up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Palo Alto Networks' earnings last quarter? Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 29th. The network technology company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.02. The network technology company had revenue of $656 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.74 EPS. 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 Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Palo Alto Networks. How can I listen to Palo Alto Networks' earnings call? Palo Alto Networks will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 26th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8557195012. 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 earnings per share guidance of $1.20-1.22 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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? 34 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Palo Alto Networks' shares. Their forecasts range from $160.00 to $282.00. On average, they anticipate Palo Alto Networks' stock price to reach $249.5284 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Palo Alto Networks. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Palo Alto Networks? 34 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Palo Alto Networks in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings, 29 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? Media stories about PANW stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Palo Alto Networks earned a news sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the network technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Palo Alto Networks' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Palo Alto Networks include Fortinet (FTNT), Xerox (XRX), Logitech International (LOGI), 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). What other stocks do shareholders of Palo Alto Networks own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Palo Alto Networks investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Micron Technology (MU), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Tesla (TSLA), Twitter (TWTR), Paypal (PYPL) and Adobe (ADBE). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.51%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.52%), Northern Trust Corp (1.20%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (1.18%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.15%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (0.85%). 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 major investors are selling Palo Alto Networks stock? PANW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Daiwa Securities Group Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, BlackRock Inc. and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Palo Alto Networks stock? PANW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Flossbach Von Storch AG, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD, California Public Employees Retirement System, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC and Altshuler Shaham Ltd. 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 $230.10. How big of a company is Palo Alto Networks? Palo Alto Networks has a market capitalization of $21.83 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: 1,694 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 712 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,406MarketBeat'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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How do taxes affect a CDs total return?