Palo Alto Networks is in the technology sector and is in the application software industry. The company CEO is Nikesh Arora. Palo Alto Networks Inc develops and sells network and endpoint cybersecurity solutions to enterprise customers.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The PANW shares had a previous change of -2.07% which opened at 245.81 and closed at 239.43. It moved to an intraday high of 246.60 and a low of 238.90.

PR Newswire:  Palo Alto Networks Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, PANW shares returned -2.64% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.09%. Over three months, it changed 17.77%. In one year it has changed 24.77% and within that year its 52-week high was 260.63 and its 52-week low was 160.08. PANW stock is 49.57% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 211.65 and a 50 day moving average of 237.51. Right now, PANW stock is trading 13.13% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  Palo Alto Networks Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $22.7b with 94.9m shares outstanding and a float of 92.0m shares. Trading volume was 1,665,300 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,110,112 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for Palo Alto Networks was -1.51 which ended on 31st of July 2018. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.03.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 221.54, which means it might overvalued by -8.08%

The next earnings report will be: 04-25-2019

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Palo Alto Networks; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 27.20% over the last twelve months.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 116.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 5,286,129, which was 5.57% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.86. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

I calculated the beta to be 0.84

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -11.84%, return on assets is -2.21%, profit margin is -3.62%, price-to-sales is 8.95 and price-to-book is 21.59.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 5  : Growth Expectations Result
 4  : Financial Safety Result
 0  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 0  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
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