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Palo Alto Networks Stock Forecast, Price & News

+6.50 (+1.79 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $370.55
50-Day Range
MA: $344.55
52-Week Range
Now: $370.55
Volume577,748 shs
Average Volume997,648 shs
Market Capitalization$35.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. provides cybersecurity platform solutions worldwide. The company provides firewall appliances and software; Panorama, a security management solution for the control of appliances and software 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 cyberattacks, threat intelligence, and data loss prevention. In addition, the company provides professional services, including architecture design and planning, configuration, and firewall migration, as well as online and in-classroom education training services, as well as support 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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Overall MarketRank

1.62 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

227th out of 1,517 stocks

Computer Peripheral Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

3rd out of 27 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Computer peripheral equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.41 billion
Cash Flow$4.80 per share
Book Value$11.43 per share


Net Income$-267,000,000.00


Market Cap$35.40 billion
Next Earnings Date2/22/2021 (Estimated)
+6.50 (+1.79 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Palo Alto Networks' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Palo Alto Networks' stock was trading at $157.53 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PANW shares have increased by 135.2% and is now trading at $370.55.
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Is Palo Alto Networks a buy right now?

32 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 27 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Palo Alto Networks stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Palo Alto Networks?

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What is Thomas Greco's approval rating as Palo Alto Networks' CEO?

538 employees have rated Palo Alto Networks CEO Thomas Greco on Glassdoor.com. Thomas Greco has an approval rating of 63% among Palo Alto Networks' employees. This puts Thomas Greco in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Palo Alto Networks' next earnings date?

Palo Alto Networks is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 22nd 2021.
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How were Palo Alto Networks' earnings last quarter?

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, November, 15th. The network technology company reported $1.62 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.33 by $0.29. The network technology company earned $946 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $920.73 million. Palo Alto Networks had a negative net margin of 8.36% and a negative return on equity of 8.66%.
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What guidance has Palo Alto Networks issued on next quarter's earnings?

Palo Alto Networks updated its second quarter 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, November, 16th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 1.42-1.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.35. The company issued revenue guidance of $975-990 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $970.96 million.

What price target have analysts set for PANW?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Palo Alto Networks' stock. Their forecasts range from $221.00 to $423.00. On average, they anticipate Palo Alto Networks' stock price to reach $339.82 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.3%.
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Who are some of Palo Alto Networks' key competitors?

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), salesforce.com (CRM), Netflix (NFLX), Tesla (TSLA), Micron Technology (MU), The Walt Disney (DIS), PayPal (PYPL), Intel (INTC) and Visa (V).

Who are Palo Alto Networks' key executives?

Palo Alto Networks' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Nikesh Arora C.F.A., CEO & Chairman (Age 53, Pay $2.21M)
  • Mr. Amit K. Singh, Pres (Age 53, Pay $1.47M)
  • Mr. Nir Zuk, Founder, CTO & Director (Age 49, Pay $947.39k)
  • Mr. Luis Felipe Visoso, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 52, Pay $2.05M)
  • Mr. Lee Klarich, Exec. VP & Chief Product Officer (Age 46, Pay $1.06M)
  • Mr. Yuming Mao, Founder & Chief Architect
  • Mr. Rajiv Batra, Founder (Age 60)
  • Ms. Jean Compeau, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Naveen Zutshi, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Karen Fung, Sr. Director of Investor Relations

What is Palo Alto Networks' stock symbol?

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

Who are Palo Alto Networks' major shareholders?

Palo Alto Networks' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.28%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.12%), Darrell & King LLC (0.12%), Thomasville National Bank (0.07%), OLD National Bancorp IN (0.05%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.03%). Company insiders that own Palo Alto Networks stock include Amit K Singh, Carl M Eschenbach, Jean Compeau, John Donovan, Kathleen Bonanno, Lee Klarich, Mark D Mclaughlin, Nikesh Arora, Nir Zuk and Rene Bonvanie.
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Which institutional investors are selling Palo Alto Networks stock?

PANW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cohen Klingenstein LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Darrell & King LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Diversified Trust Co, Tributary Capital Management LLC, Kovack Advisors Inc., and TRUE Private Wealth Advisors. Company insiders that have sold Palo Alto Networks company stock in the last year include Amit K Singh, Jean Compeau, Kathleen Bonanno, Lee Klarich, Mark D Mclaughlin, and Nir Zuk.
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Which institutional investors are buying Palo Alto Networks stock?

PANW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Thomasville National Bank, Private Capital Advisors Inc., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, OLD National Bancorp IN, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, and Leelyn Smith LLC. Company insiders that have bought Palo Alto Networks stock in the last two years include John Donovan, and Nikesh Arora.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Palo Alto Networks' stock price today?

One share of PANW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $370.55.

How big of a company is Palo Alto Networks?

Palo Alto Networks has a market capitalization of $35.40 billion and generates $3.41 billion in revenue each year. The network technology company earns $-267,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.24) on an earnings per share basis. Palo Alto Networks employs 8,014 workers across the globe.

What is Palo Alto Networks' official website?

The official website for Palo Alto Networks is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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