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

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$164.61 -5.00 (-2.95 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 02:55 PM ET)
Previous Close$169.61
Today's Range$161.67 - $171.3150
52-Week Range$139.37 - $239.50
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume1.44 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.00 billion
P/E Ratio-299.29
Dividend YieldN/A
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.

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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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.42
Current Ratio1.93
Quick Ratio1.93


Trailing P/E Ratio-299.29
Forward P/E Ratio269.85
P/E Growth11.91

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.27 billion
Price / Sales6.83
Cash Flow$0.7633 per share
Price / Cash215.65
Book Value$10.30 per share
Price / Book15.98


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.55)
Net Income$-147,900,000.00
Net Margins-6.51%
Return on Equity-4.12%
Return on Assets-0.73%


Outstanding Shares94,320,000
Market Cap$16.00 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 has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Palo Alto Networks' earnings last quarter?

Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September, 6th. The network technology company reported $1.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.11. The network technology company earned $658.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $634.14 million. Palo Alto Networks had a negative net margin of 6.51% and a negative return on equity of 4.12%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 29.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.92 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 Thursday, November 29th 2018. 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 Thursday, November 29th 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 first quarter earnings guidance on Monday, October, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.04-1.06 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $625 -635 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $632.46 million.Palo Alto Networks also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $1.04-1.06 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PANW?

39 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Palo Alto Networks' shares. Their predictions range from $145.00 to $282.00. On average, they expect Palo Alto Networks' stock price to reach $241.0294 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 47.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Palo Alto Networks.

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

39 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Palo Alto Networks in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings, 31 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating 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 coverage about PANW stock has been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores 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 media sentiment score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the network technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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. Nikesh Arora, CEO & Chairman (Age 50)
  • Ms. Kathleen Bonanno, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 56)
  • Mr. René Bonvanie, Exec. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Lee Klarich, Exec. VP & Chief Product Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Mark F. Anderson, Advisor (Age 56)

Who are Palo Alto Networks' major shareholders?

Palo Alto Networks' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.64%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.93%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.70%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.48%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.09%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.99%). 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, 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 Verition Fund Management LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Credit Suisse AG, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, American Century Companies Inc., FMR LLC and Smith Asset Management Group LP. Company insiders that have sold Palo Alto Networks company stock in the last year include 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Bowen Hanes & Co. Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Nomura Asset Management Co. 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 $163.82.

How big of a company is Palo Alto Networks?

Palo Alto Networks has a market capitalization of $16.00 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 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,660 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  685 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,345
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 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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