Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research


Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) has declined 16.31% since October 9, 2016 and is downtrending.

09/05/2017 - Palo Alto Networks, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Argus. Also, Director Carl M. Eschenbach sold 1,572 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 8th. Edge Wealth Management has invested 0.01% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). The business's revenue was up 27.0% on a year-over-year basis. We believe that the company's product refreshes and acquisitions synergies will boost revenues, going forward. The company's 3-months average volume stands at 1.29 million. "Nonethess, a volatile spending environment and competition from Cisco Systems and Check Point Software Technologies remain concerns". Developed by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt, the intention of the formula is to spot high quality companies that are trading at an attractive price. Equities analysts predict that Palo Alto Networks, Inc. will post $3.33 EPS for the current year. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 31 by Raymond James. Palo Alto Networks presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $160.33. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc bought 3,274 shares as the company's stock declined 24.72% while stock markets rallied. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. Fifteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, August 31.

Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2017 Q2. The company had a trading volume of 244,626 shares. The firm's 50 day moving average price is $112.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $129.79. Palo Alto Networks has a 12-month low of $107.31 and a 12-month high of $165.69. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, September 18 by RBC Capital Markets. Private Advisor Group Inc Lc holds 0.03% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) or 7,308 shares. The network technology company reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $509.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $487.53 million. The Volatility 3m of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. During the same period previous year, the firm posted $0.40 EPS. Ranger Investment Management L.P. increased its position in Palo Alto Networks by 33.6% during the first quarter.

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Several analysts have issued reports on PANW shares. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

At the time of writing, Palo Alto Networks, Inc. The stock was sold at an average price of $144.99, for a total transaction of $227,924.28. Whittier Tru Of Nevada owns 3,975 shares. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The Volatility 3m is a similar percentage determined by the daily log normal returns and standard deviation of the share price over 3 months. Corporate insiders own 4.80% of the company's stock. After the recent moves, investors may also look to see if the stock has entered oversold or overbought territory and could be ripe for a bounce. Global X Management Co. Eagle Asset Management Inc has invested 0.13% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Shearlink Capital Ltd Liability holds 6.81% or 115,567 shares. Currently, Palo Alto Networks, profit margin for the 12 months is at 0%. Amp Invsts has 0.02% invested in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 1,396 shares of the network technology company's stock worth $188,000 after acquiring an additional 322 shares in the last quarter.

09/05/2017 - Palo Alto Networks, Inc. was upgraded to "outperform" by analysts at Imperial Capital. Finally, OLD National Bancorp IN purchased a new stake in shares of Palo Alto Networks during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $201,000.

Tremblant Capital Group increased Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) stake by 40.91% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.