How Analysts Feel About Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW)?

ViaSat has $58 highest and $42 lowest target. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $149.44. Pacific Crest maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Friday, May 27 report. On Thursday, November 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to "Market Perform". The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with "Sell" on Saturday, August 15. Citigroup has "Neutral" rating and $140 target. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Bernstein on Friday, May 27. JP Morgan has "Overweight" rating and $84 target. The stock of Rudolph Technologies Inc (NYSE:RTEC) earned "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, August 4. For the outlook of the current financial quarter, Analysts think the firm will post 0.70 earnings per share. Hellman Jordan Inc Ma holds 1.37% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) or 8,034 shares. Magee Thomson Investment Partners Llc, a California-based fund reported 104,200 shares.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. offers a next-generation security platform. The stock rose 0.88% or $1.03 reaching $118.13. About shares traded. Rudolph Technologies Inc (NYSE:RTEC) has risen 79.97% since May 24, 2016 and is uptrending. Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) has declined 16.31% since May 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.01% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $10.89B company. The insider ZUK NIR sold 11,135 shares worth $1.67M. 4,405 shares valued at $555,616 were sold by BONVANIE RENE on Wednesday, December 21. On Friday, December 23 Anderson Mark sold $245,500 worth of Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) or 1,964 shares. Argus lowered Palo Alto Networks from a buy rating to a hold rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $116.50 to $150.00 in a research note on Friday, March 3rd. Principal Grp Incorporated accumulated 12,876 shares. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.60% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.98%. Icon Advisers Inc has 0.03% invested in Gamco Investors Inc (NYSE:GBL) for 13,100 shares. Sixteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 80% are positive. Ubs Asset Americas invested 0.03% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Tuesday, November 24. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, August 31 by Raymond James. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, May 27 report. Wunderlich maintained Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) on Wednesday, August 31 with "Buy" rating. First Analysis downgraded the stock to "Equal-Weight" rating in Wednesday, March 1 report. Jefferies initiated Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) on Wednesday, January 18 with "Hold" rating. The company was maintained on Monday, August 31 by Canaccord Genuity. Gamco Investors Inc (NYSE:GBL) has declined 16.28% since May 24, 2016 and is downtrending. Bremer Tru Natl Association invested in 2,832 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Tiverton Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.1% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.17, from 1.24 in 2016Q3.

Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report issued on Tuesday. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Palo Alto Networks by 6.4% in the fourth quarter. 2 are held by M&R Capital Mgmt. Lpl Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.02% stake. Reliance Tru Communications Of Delaware holds 0.12% or 6,082 shares. Cambridge Research Advsrs stated it has 0.01% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). (NYSE:PANW). The stock saw a move of 0.86% during the latest trading session. Champlain Prtnrs Ltd owns 552,195 shares or 0.96% of their United States portfolio. Southport Lc accumulated 2,750 shares.

Ashford Capital Management Inc increased Viasat Inc. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv reported 536,943 shares stake. Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 15,060 shares.

Analysts on average have given a price target of $142.97 to Palo Alto Networks, Inc. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC bought a new stake in Palo Alto Networks during the first quarter worth approximately $120,000.

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For investors, Forward P/E ratio allows a quick snapshot of the company's finances without getting bogged down in the details of an accounting report. It also holds interests in companies that operate broadcast networks. 2,332 shares valued at $294,142 were sold by Tomlinson Steffan on Wednesday, December 21.

An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. They expect $0.44 earnings per share, up 10.00% or $0.04 from last year's $0.4 per share. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be traded because of a temporary restriction such as the lock-up period after an initial public offering.

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