Stock List

Search by Ticker



Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW)
Stock Analysis

▼ -1.16%-3

Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.7 years of data (i.e. since Nov 13, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Palo Alto Networks trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the technology sector.

Current Status of Palo Alto Networks

It is currently trading at $255.23 ($258.23 the previous day).


The next reporting date is in 13 days (2020 08 25).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $1.39 per share ($922.9M). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.32971.

Over the past 12 months, $8540539 worth of shares have been purchased and $59484203 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 8.8% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 10.84. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year215.623943617020.7- Below Average
2 year214.0329666666723.7+ Above Average
3 year173.0028870292928.5+ Above Average
4 year134.67591093117-11.4- Below Average
5 year152.0029657794712.7+ Above Average
Palo Alto Networks is projected by analysts to get to $265.00 within the next 12 months (3.8%), but preticted targets range from as high as $313.00 (22.6%) and as low as $195(-23.6%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -48.0%. It has a up and down shape to the stock curve, which means the stock can have significant gains followed by losses. Good for day trading, but needs to be watched if held for any significant amount of time.

Stock shape test


With an average increase of 8.8% year over year, if Palo Alto Networks is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 65.5 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price.

Tradingview BuySell Widget

Yahoo News Feed

ZIXI or PANW: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:40:03 ZIXI vs. PANW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?... Read Full Article

Palo Alto Networks Named A Leader in Enterprise Firewall Report

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 18:48:00 Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced it has been named a Leader of The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Firewalls, Q3 2020 and received the highest score in the strategy category.... Read Full Article

Why CrowdStrike Stock Can Hit New All-Time Highs

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:53:33 CrowdStrike (NASDAQ:CRWD) is not the most well-known tech stock out there. Itand's no Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) or Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), particularly with its $25 billion market capitalization. However, that wonand't stop CRWD stock from hitting new all-time highs. Source: Piotr ...... Read Full Article

Twilio, Square, Palo Alto Networks: Midday Tech Stock Movers

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:19:00 Stocks rose on Wednesday amid continuing expectations of a stimulus package and positive results from a handful of tech firms.... Read Full Article

Benzingaand's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For August 5, 2020

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:32:01 Upgrades * For BMC Stock Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: BMCH), B. Riley FBR upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to the current rating Buy. BMC Stock Holdings earned $0.73 in the second quarter, compared to $0.59 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance ...... Read Full Article

Palo Alto Networks stock gains after BTIG upgrade

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 13:26:00 Shares of Palo Alto Networks Inc. are up more than 2% in premarket trading Wednesday after BTIG analyst Gray Powell upgraded the stock to buy from neutral, writing that his conversations within the industry suggest the cybersecurity company has been improving ...... Read Full Article

Palo Alto Networks Introduces Industryand's Largest and Most Comprehensive Security Orchestration Marketplace

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:15:00 Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today introduced a marketplace for Cortex™ XSOAR, its extended security orchestration, automation and response platform that empowers security teams by simplifying and harmonizing security operations across their entire enterprise.... Read Full Article

Palo Alto Networks to Announce Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results on Monday, August 24, 2020

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:00:00 Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, announced today that it will release the financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2020, ended July 31, 2020, after U.S. markets close on Monday, August 24, 2020. Palo Alto Networks will ...... Read Full Article

These 3 Industries Should Be Surefire Winners This Decade

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:21:00 This has put some serious pep into the growth outlook for cloud computing. AWS' growth rate is about twice that of Amazon's traditional e-commerce operations, and it generates substantially juicier margins than retail or ad-based revenue.... Read Full Article

Harvard University Just Sent a Huge Buy Signal for These 3 Cybersecurity Stocks

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 15:42:17 Harvard has decided that all classes for its 2020-21 academic year will be administered online, a move that foreshadows how other large institutions in the U.S. might respond to ongoing challenges created by the coronavirus. There's a good chance ...... Read Full Article

ZIXI vs. PANW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 15:40:03 ZIXI vs. PANW: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?... Read Full Article

Fortinetand's Latest Acquisition Is Further Proof Cloud Is the Future of Cybersecurity

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 11:11:00 Firms like CrowdStrike Holdings (NASDAQ: CRWD) and Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS), services that were born in and cater to modern cloud computing-based operations, have gotten a boost as organizations try to deal with shelter-in-place orders and a suddenly dispersed workforce. Compared ...... Read Full Article

Palo Alto Networks: The Stage Is Now Set for a Major Upside Breakout

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 15:18:00 In his Real Money column "We Have Now Developed a Truly Roulette Market" Jim Cramer says it's becoming clear that America doesn't have the political will to control the virus through testing, contact tracing or even masks. In the meantime, ...... Read Full Article

Check Point Earnings Set Stage For Firewall Growth, Fortinet Stock

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 20:23:37 Check Point Software kicks off earnings for cybersecurity firms on Wednesday, with analysts looking for any business trends possibly impacting Fortinet stock, Palo Alto Networks and Cisco Systems.... Read Full Article

Is Palo Alto Networks Stock a Buy?

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:30:00 The cybersecurity company will likely overcome its near-term headwinds and generate more long-term gains for patient investors.... Read Full Article

Cybersecurity Stocks To Watch As Coronavirus Speeds Up Shift To Cloud

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:15:43 The best cybersecurity stocks are well-positioned in cloud-delivered services. Amid Covid-19, more companies are instructing employees to work from home, creating new computer security issues.... Read Full Article

Stock Upgrades: Palo Alto Networks Shows Rising Relative Strength

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 23:16:00 Palo Alto Networks shows improving price performance, earning an upgrade to its IBD Relative Strength Rating from 77 to 81.... Read Full Article

What You Need To Know About Palo Alto Networks, Inc.and's (NYSE:PANW) Investor Composition

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:39:04 Every investor in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups...... Read Full Article

Got $5,000? Buy Stocks in These 5 Industries Now

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:51:00 For a five-week period in the first quarter, downside momentum in the stock market tied to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic was unlike anything we'd ever seen before. It's also taught investors that you don't need to be rich to ...... Read Full Article