This is what analysts have to say about Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) after last week.

November 15, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

 This is what analysts have to say about Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) after last week.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.2 in 2017Q1. It dropped, 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.
1,592 were reported by Scotia. Regent Mgmt Llc holds 0.53% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) or 11,343 shares. Eagle Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 155,297 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Comerica Securities holds 0.03% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) or 1,629 shares. Daiwa Secs Group Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Us Fincl Bank De invested in 0.07% or 162,681 shares. Partner Inv Mngmt Ltd Partnership holds 6,324 shares or 1.14% of its portfolio. Grandeur Peak Glob Ltd Com holds 0.15% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) or 7,975 shares. Twin Tree Limited Partnership accumulated 27,691 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Westfield L P reported 0.1% stake. Crosslink holds 227,508 shares. Winfield Associates Inc accumulated 2,835 shares. Da Davidson Co accumulated 11,413 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) reported 700 shares. Qcm Cayman has invested 0.85% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW).

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. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, September 1 report. The rating was maintained by Gabelli on Thursday, September 10 with “Hold”. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 1 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 31 by Piper Jaffray. BMO Capital Markets maintained Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) on Thursday, June 1 with “Market Perform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of PANW in report on Friday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of PANW in report on Tuesday, November 29 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 1 by Maxim Group. The stock of Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, January 21 by Northland Capital. Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, May 27 report. Below is a list of Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/11/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $170.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $155.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $168.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Maxim Group Rating: Buy New Target: $196.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $175.0 Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $149.0 Maintain
10/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $155.0 Maintain
08/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $159.0 Maintain
10/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
05/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $160.0 Maintain

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. offers a next-generation security platform. The company has market cap of $12.67 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: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Palo Alto Networks to Announce Fiscal First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on …” on November 02, 2017. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Why I Will Never Buy Palo Alto Networks Stock” and published on October 29, 2017 is yet another important article.

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