PALO ALTO NETWORKS INC

(NYSE: PANW)
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PALO ALTO NETWORKS INC: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
5
StockScouter

PALO ALTO NETWORKS INC, a mid-cap growth company in the technology sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with average risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like PANW

Previous day's closing price for PANW was significantly above its 50-day moving average. Very positive

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is a negative number. No effect

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for PANW. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: C

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for PANW. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: F

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders sold a large number of shares recently. Very negative

Shares are under heavy accumulation by financial institutions. Positive for large companies like PANW

VALUATION
Grade: B

The price-to-earnings multiple is a negative number. No effect

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like PANW

The ratio of PANW's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is unavailable or inconsistent.

TECHNICAL
Grade: A

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is high. Positive

Previous day's closing price for PANW was significantly above its 50-day moving average. Very positive

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