A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) recently:

  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They set an “underperform” rating and a $125.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at Argus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $183.00 price target on the stock. They wrote, “Application Framework.”
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at Summit Redstone from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $120.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Dougherty & Co. They now have a $165.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $155.00.
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $180.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at William Blair.
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “sector perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at FBN Securities. They now have a $155.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $135.00.
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at Imperial Capital from an “in-line” rating to an “outperform” rating. They now have a $165.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $137.00.
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc.. They now have a $160.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $145.00.
  • 9/5/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. They now have a $150.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $145.00.
  • 9/3/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a $168.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $155.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Rosenblatt Securities. They now have a $160.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating. They now have a $182.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $140.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from $155.00 to $168.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at First Analysis from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating. They now have a $160.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its price target raised by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from $145.00 to $159.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a $150.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $135.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $160.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $150.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a $155.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $146.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a $161.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $158.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a $168.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $160.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “in-line” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Evercore ISI. They now have a $145.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $140.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wells Fargo & Company. They now have a $185.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $180.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $149.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $145.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They now have a $165.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $158.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at UBS AG. They now have a $146.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $140.00.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Maxim Group. They now have a $168.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Northland Securities. They now have a $175.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/31/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BTIG Research. They now have a $175.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/29/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was given a new $140.00 price target on by analysts at UBS AG. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 8/28/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.. They now have a $173.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/25/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was given a new $146.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/18/2017 – Palo Alto Networks had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Imperial Capital. They now have a $137.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/17/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 8/12/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 8/11/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 8/2/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/31/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $138.40 price target on the stock.
  • 7/25/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 7/13/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 7/10/2017 – Palo Alto Networks was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $140.90 price target on the stock.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) traded up 0.49% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $144.73. 2,121,624 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $133.61 and its 200 day moving average is $125.84. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has a 12 month low of $107.31 and a 12 month high of $165.69. The company’s market cap is $13.29 billion.

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 31st. The network technology company reported ($0.13) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.92. The company had revenue of $509 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $487.53 million. Palo Alto Networks had a negative net margin of 12.57% and a negative return on equity of 19.08%. Palo Alto Networks’s quarterly revenue was up 27.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.50 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Palo Alto Networks, Inc. will post $3.33 EPS for the current year.

In other Palo Alto Networks news, Director James J. Goetz sold 30,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $137.97, for a total transaction of $4,139,100.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 271,645 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $37,478,860.65. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 4.80% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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

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