Palo Alto Networks, Inc. provides cybersecurity solutions worldwide. The company offers firewall appliances and software; Panorama, a security management solution for the control of firewall appliances and software deployed on a customer's network, as well as their instances in public or private cloud environments, 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.
Palo Alto Networks stock last closed at $172.69, down 3.2% from the previous day, and has decreased 3.22% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Software - Infrastructure industry by 0.32 percentage points. Palo Alto Networks stock is currently +23.28% from its 52-week low of $140.08, and -19.17% from its 52-week high of $213.63.
At the moment, there are 302.36M PANW shares outstanding. The market value of PANW is $52.21B. In the last 24 hours, 3.26M PANW shares were traded.
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Out of 32 sell side analysts who monitor PANW, the consensus analyst rating on PANW is a Strong Buy
Nina Marques, a bottom 43% analyst from Redburn Partners initiates coverage on PANW with a strong buy rating and announces their PANW price target of $270.00, on Dec 1, 2022.
Marques initiated her coverage on Palo Alto Networks, Inc. with a Strong Buy rating and a $270 price target.
The analyst told investors she made the move to reflect the company's "leading position" in the network security space and "continued strong demand" for firewall security.
All things considered, the company has the ability to deliver both growth and free cash flow margins "at an attractive valuation," Marques concluded.
Palo Alto Networks shares have lost 4.16% of their value YTD against the S&P 500's 14.68% decline.
Brad Zelnick, a top 15% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains PANW with a strong buy rating and raises their PANW price target from $209.00 to $217.00, on Nov 18, 2022.
Joshua Tilton, a bottom 9% analyst from Wolfe Research maintains PANW with a buy rating and lowers their PANW price target from $238.00 to $225.00, on Nov 18, 2022.
Phil Winslow, a bottom 4% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains PANW with a buy rating and lowers their PANW price target from $228.33 to $225.00, on Nov 18, 2022.
Saket Kalia, a bottom 3% analyst from Barclays maintains PANW with a strong buy rating and raises their PANW price target from $200.00 to $215.00, on Nov 18, 2022.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Palo Alto Networks stock forecast page.
Last year, PANW revenue was $5.82B. In the past 5 year, PANW's revenue has gone up by 25.63% per year. This was slower than the Software - Infrastructure industry average of 63.59%.
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In the last year, executives and large shareholders at PANW have sold more shares than they have bought.
Dipak Golechha, EVP Chief Financial Officer of PANW, was the latest PANW insider to sell. They sold $344,820.00 worth of PANW stock on Nov 28, 2022.
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