Palo Alto Networks (PANW) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Palo Alto Networks (PANW) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 20 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 3 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 3 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 26 research analysts is 1.33, which indicates as a Strong Buy.
Palo Alto Networks (PANW) : The consensus price target for Palo Alto Networks (PANW) is $185.13 for the short term with a standard deviation of $16.68. The most optimist securities analyst among the 23 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $215, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $140.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.
Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW): The stock opened at $127.40 on Tuesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $128.49 for the day. The stock traded down to $124.75 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $126.89 with a loss of -0.88% for the day. The stock had closed at $128.02 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,574,962 shares.
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. is a security company. The Companys security platform consists of three elements: its Next-Generation Firewall, its Advanced Endpoint Protection, and its Threat Intelligence Cloud. The Companys 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. Its Advanced Endpoint Protection prevents cyber-attacks that aim to exploit software vulnerabilities on a range of fixed and virtual endpoints and servers. The Companys Threat Intelligence Cloud provides central intelligence capabilities, security for software as a service (SaaS) applications, and automated delivery of preventative measures against cyber-attacks. The Companys PAN-OS operating system contains App-ID, User-ID, site-to-site virtual private network (VPN), remote access secure sockets layer (SSL) VPN, and Quality-of-Service (QoS).