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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) which is in the industry Networking & Communication Devices, gaining 1.63% today. In the last week its performance is 2.70%, and 7.56% for the past quarter. Currently, Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW has a target price of 181.25, so today’s gain of 1.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.02%.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW), has a market cap of 12789.72, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 3.80%, and institutional ownership is 82.30%.

At the current price of 147.33, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 181.25. This is with a profit margin of -16.40%, and total debt/equity of 0. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 38.93.

With a current EPS of -2.59, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 36.07%,Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -66.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 41.93%.

Performance for the year is -11.50%. Since its IPO date on 7/20/2012, the total performance to date is -16.36%.

Volume today for Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW), is 1829700, while its average volume is 1602.53. Whilst the total gain today was 1.63%, it did have a day high of -0.26%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.98%, and 2.96% for the month. The 52-week low for Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW has been 32.62%, while the 52-week-high has reached -24.34%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is -16.20%, and its return on assets is -9.30%. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) has an operating margin of -13.80%. With a sales growth of 41.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.64, and has a current ratio of 2 and 2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Palo Alto Networks, Inc.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 9.28, along with a P/B of 16.57. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.95.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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