Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Analysts See $-0.24 EPS

November 15, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

 Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Analysts See $ 0.24 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.2 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 65 investors sold Palo Alto Networks Inc shares while 166 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. 67.64 million shares or 2.65% less from 69.48 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Hartline Invest has invested 0.53% of its portfolio in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Consolidated Investment Grp Inc Limited Liability Company invested 2.27% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Citizens And Northern invested 0.59% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Forbes J M Ltd Liability Partnership owns 27,230 shares. Hills Bancshares And Trust owns 9,653 shares for 0.42% of their portfolio. Principal Fincl Gp Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Lazard Asset Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.18% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Proshare Advisors Lc has invested 0% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Texas-based Moody Bank & Trust Tru Division has invested 0.02% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). First Interstate Bancorporation invested in 0.03% or 1,000 shares. Hilltop Hldgs Incorporated holds 0.15% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) or 3,941 shares. Winslow Evans Crocker stated it has 4,894 shares. Stonebridge Mgmt invested 0.29% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Fifth Third Bancorporation holds 0% or 1,768 shares in its portfolio. Champlain Investment Limited accumulated 725,625 shares.

Investors wait Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) to report on November, 20 after the close. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $-0.24 earnings per share, up $0.34 or 58.62 % from last year’s $-0.58 same quarter earnings. Palo Alto Networks Inc’s Wall Street analysts see 84.62 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $-0.13 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, About 2,537 shares traded. Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) has declined 16.31% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.01% the S&P500.

Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) Ratings Coverage

Among 51 analysts covering Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW), 39 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Palo Alto Networks had 166 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) rating on Thursday, May 12. Piper Jaffray has “Overweight” rating and $180 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by FBR Capital. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 1 with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. The stock of Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, September 1 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, November 24. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 13 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) rating on Thursday, June 1. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $15600 target. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Friday, September 11. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Monday, March 21.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. offers a next-generation security platform. The company has market cap of $12.58 billion. The Company’s security platform consists of three elements: Next-Generation Firewall, Advanced Endpoint Protection and Threat Intelligence Cloud. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s Next-Generation Firewall delivers application, user and content visibility and control, as well as protection against network cyber threats integrated within the firewall through its hardware and software architecture.

More news for Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Why I Will Never Buy Palo Alto Networks Stock” on October 29, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Palo Alto Networks to Announce Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on …” and published on November 02, 2017 is yet another important article.

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