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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW

Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Networking & Communication Devices in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW  has a market cap of 11430.31. Since its IPO date on the 7/20/2012, Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW performance year to date is -28.50%. Today Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW has gained 3.54%, with a current price of 125.94.

Ownership of the company is 3.80% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -9.80%, with return on investment at -14.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0.76. With a profit margin of -17.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 72.80%, and operating margin of -14.20%. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 1.2.

For the last year Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW has seen a EPS growth of 33.70%. A performance for the year of -27.96%. The 52-week high is -37.20%, and the 52-week low is 13.37%. The average volume for Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW is 1526566.

With a target price of 188.78, can Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Palo Alto Networks, Inc., PANW. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 47.96. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 9.06 and 16.77 respectively. For P/cash, Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has a value of 10.51, while it is 22.25 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 125.94, Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -38.10%.

Looking more long-term Palo Alto Networks, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 43.71%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 58.29% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 33.70% for this year and for the last five years a -42.70% growth has been seen.

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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