Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE: PANW), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 14041.78. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Palo Alto Networks, Inc. is 154.56 (with a change from open of 1.49%), this in conjunction with a target price of 180.66. Volume today has so far reached 1269900, with an average volume of about 1527.93. The GAP for this stock, is 0.26%.
The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 40.68. The current EPS for Palo Alto Networks, Inc., is -2.59, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -28.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -12.25%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Palo Alto Networks, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 36.56% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 41.93%. Quarter over quarter is -12.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 41.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -66.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 63.30%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 3.60% and institutional ownership is 81.40%. Shares outstanding is 90.85, while shares float is at a value of 87.92. Float short for Palo Alto Networks, Inc. is 7.55% and the short ratio is 4.34.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.64, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.64. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 2. The most recent gross margin is 73.20% and their operating margin is -13.80%. The profit margin is -16.40%.
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -9.30%, and on investment, -16.20%. Return on equity is -34.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 10.19, with Price/book ratio coming to 17.39 and Price/cash is 10.92, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 23.98.
The simple moving averages are 11.71% and 7.65% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -20.63% and the 52 week low is 39.13%.
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 154.56. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Networking & Communication Devices, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the Networking & Communication Devices industry means that Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 3.30%, with performance for the month coming to 9.24%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 25.45%, and for the half year the performance is -7.90%. Volatility for this week is 1.74% and for the month this is 2.47%.
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