Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) open the trading on September 29, 2020, with great promise as it jumped 0.22% to $246.49. During the day, the stock rose to $248.63 and sunk to $245.68 before settling in for the price of $245.94 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, PANW posted a 52-week range of $125.47-$275.03.
The company of the Technology sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 29.70%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -11.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -217.90%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $96.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $94.21 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $23.35 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $252.09, while the 200-day Moving Average is $224.01.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 8014 employees. It has generated 425,306 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -33,317. The stock had 4.21 Receivables turnover and 0.44 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +63.21, operating margin was -5.34 and Pretax Margin of -6.80.
Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Software – Infrastructure industry. Palo Alto Networks Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 2.00%, in contrast to 85.20% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Sep 15, this organization’s EVP, Chief Product Officer sold 7,000 shares at the rate of 247.58, making the entire transaction reach 1,733,053 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 285,639. Preceding that transaction, on Sep 04, Company’s President sold 1,378 for 235.11, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 323,980. This particular insider is now the holder of 103,837 in total.
Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 7/30/2020 suggests? It has posted $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $1.39) by $0.09. This company achieved a net margin of -7.83 while generating a return on equity of -19.87. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.35 per share during the current fiscal year.
Palo Alto Networks Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -217.90% and is forecasted to reach 6.88 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 15.85% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -11.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Palo Alto Networks Inc. (NYSE: PANW) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.90. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 6.93. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 6.85. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 28.43.
In the same vein, PANW’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -2.75, a figure that is expected to reach 1.33 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 6.88 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW)
[Palo Alto Networks Inc., PANW] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was poorer than the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 66.03% While, its Average True Range was 6.55.
Raw Stochastic average of Palo Alto Networks Inc. (PANW) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 55.57%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 72.74% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 23.50% that was lower than 30.04% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.