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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.42
PANW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. PANW: 1.42 )
PANW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.42   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.42

Equity to Asset 0.31
PANW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. PANW: 0.31 )
PANW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.78   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.31

-0.78
0.56
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 6.27
M-Score: -2.30
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -31.59
PANW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. PANW: -31.59 )
PANW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -42.35   Max: 1.53
Current: -31.59

-42.35
1.53
Net-margin (%) -34.07
PANW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. PANW: -34.07 )
PANW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -43.32   Max: 0.29
Current: -34.07

-43.32
0.29
ROE (%) -61.88
PANW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. PANW: -61.88 )
PANW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -61.12   Max: 0.94
Current: -61.88

-61.12
0.94
ROA (%) -20.10
PANW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. PANW: -20.10 )
PANW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.94   Max: 0.3
Current: -20.1

-21.94
0.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -475.61
PANW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. PANW: -475.61 )
PANW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -532.84   Max: 23.13
Current: -475.61

-532.84
23.13
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

PANW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 40,636 sh (New)
Jim Simons 361,650 sh (+5828.69%)
Lee Ainslie 4,277,369 sh (-4.11%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 564,791 sh (-16.89%)
David Swensen 50,891 sh (-28.42%)
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Q2 2014

PANW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 30,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,997 sh (New)
David Swensen Sold Out
Jim Simons 222,900 sh (-38.37%)
Lee Ainslie 2,060,816 sh (-51.82%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,230 sh (-99.07%)
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Q3 2014

PANW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 527,494 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 140,400 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 67,280 sh (New)
Jim Simons 379,900 sh (+70.44%)
Louis Moore Bacon 30,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 39,733 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,230 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,274 sh (-28.73%)
Lee Ainslie 473,825 sh (-77.01%)
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Q4 2014

PANW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

RS Investment Management 35,740 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 39,355 sh (-0.95%)
John Burbank 499,955 sh (-5.22%)
Jim Chanos 44,014 sh (-34.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,300 sh (-46.19%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 140.85
PANW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PANW: 140.85 )
N/A
P/B 24.40
PANW's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PANW: 24.40 )
PANW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 10.25   Max: 24.9
Current: 24.4

10.25
24.9
P/S 16.28
PANW's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PANW: 16.28 )
PANW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.35   Max: 16.3
Current: 16.28

4.35
16.3
PFCF 89.00
PANW's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PANW: 89.00 )
PANW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 16.35   Max: 136.96
Current: 89

16.35
136.96
POCF 72.21
PANW's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.84 vs. PANW: 72.21 )
PANW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 13.45   Max: 81.28
Current: 72.21

13.45
81.28
Current Ratio 2.08
PANW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PANW: 2.08 )
PANW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 3.13
Current: 2.08

1.15
3.13
Quick Ratio 2.08
PANW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. PANW: 2.08 )
PANW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 3.13
Current: 2.08

1.15
3.13
Days Sales Outstanding 66.81
PANW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 83.23 vs. PANW: 66.81 )
PANW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 65.3   Max: 106.55
Current: 66.81

65.3
106.55

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 40.20
PANW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. PANW: 40.20 )
PANW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 10.54   Max: 73.08
Current: 40.2

10.54
73.08
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
PANW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PANW: 1.90 )
PANW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.9

0.55
1.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -1.90
PANW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PANW: -1.90 )
PANW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -2   Max: 0.4
Current: -1.9

-2
0.4

Analyst Estimate

Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18
Revenue(Mil) 880 1,168 1,488 1,666
EPS($) 0.11 1.09 2.22 2.30
EPS without NRI($) 0.11 1.09 2.22 2.30

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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