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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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Cash to Debt 1.64
PANW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. PANW: 1.64 )
PANW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.64   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.64

Equity to Asset 0.32
PANW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. PANW: 0.32 )
PANW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.78   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.32

-0.78
0.56
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.54
M-Score: -2.14
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -33.91
PANW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. PANW: -33.91 )
PANW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -42.35   Max: 1.53
Current: -33.91

-42.35
1.53
Net-margin (%) -36.41
PANW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. PANW: -36.41 )
PANW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -43.32   Max: 0.29
Current: -36.41

-43.32
0.29
ROE (%) -66.44
PANW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. PANW: -66.44 )
PANW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -61.12   Max: 0.94
Current: -66.44

-61.12
0.94
ROA (%) -23.07
PANW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. PANW: -23.07 )
PANW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.94   Max: 0.3
Current: -23.07

-21.94
0.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -477.53
PANW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. PANW: -477.53 )
PANW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -532.84   Max: 23.13
Current: -477.53

-532.84
23.13
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PANW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 6,100 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 4,460,665 sh (+38.42%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 679,572 sh (+9.32%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Swensen 71,096 sh (-22.83%)
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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

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

Latest Guru Trades with PANW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lee Ainslie 2014-09-30 Reduce -77.01%1.93%$75.36 - $100.49 $ 120.640%473825
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy0.73%$75.36 - $100.49 $ 120.640%527494
Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Reduce -51.82%2.12%$58.51 - $81.21 $ 120.673%2060816
David Swensen 2014-06-30 Sold Out 2%$58.51 - $81.21 $ 120.673%0
David Swensen 2014-03-31 Reduce -28.42%2.05%$55.66 - $79.82 $ 120.678%50891
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Reduce -4.11%0.14%$55.66 - $79.82 $ 120.678%4277369
David Swensen 2013-12-31 Reduce -22.83%1.03%$40.99 - $57.8 $ 120.6154%71096
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Add 38.42%0.92%$40.99 - $57.8 $ 120.6154%4460665
David Swensen 2013-09-30 Reduce -30.87%3.4%$41.15 - $50.04 $ 120.6154%92132
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 Add 25.67%0.41%$41.15 - $50.04 $ 120.6154%3222459
David Swensen 2013-06-30 Add 75.31%4.73%$39.56 - $56.43 $ 120.6141%133269
Lee Ainslie 2013-06-30 New Buy1.5%$39.56 - $56.43 $ 120.6141%2564265
David Swensen 2013-03-31 New Buy28.3%$47.23 - $61.13 $ 120.6120%76020
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Ratios

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P/B 19.40
PANW's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. PANW: 19.40 )
PANW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 10.25   Max: 22.43
Current: 19.4

10.25
22.43
P/S 13.90
PANW's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. PANW: 13.90 )
PANW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 4.35   Max: 13.9
Current: 13.9

4.35
13.9
PFCF 59.90
PANW's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PANW: 59.90 )
PANW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 16.35   Max: 68.48
Current: 59.9

16.35
68.48
EV-to-EBIT -41.08
PANW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 50.69 vs. PANW: -41.08 )
PANW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -632.7   Max: 400
Current: -41.08

-632.7
400
Current Ratio 2.59
PANW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PANW: 2.59 )
PANW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 3.13
Current: 2.59

1.15
3.13
Quick Ratio 2.59
PANW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. PANW: 2.59 )
PANW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 3.13
Current: 2.59

1.15
3.13

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 33.00
PANW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. PANW: 33.00 )
PANW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 10.54   Max: 65.55
Current: 33

10.54
65.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
PANW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PANW: 1.70 )
PANW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.51
Current: 1.7

0.58
1.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.40
PANW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. PANW: -2.40 )
PANW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -2.4   Max: 0.4
Current: -2.4

-2.4
0.4

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Palo Alto Networks Inc was incorporated in March 2005 under the laws of the State of Delaware. The Company offers an enterprise network security platform that allows enterprises, service providers, and government entities to secure their networks and safely enable applications running on their networks. The enterprise security platform consists of three elements; Next-Generation Firewall, Advanced Endpoint Protection, and Threat Intelligence Cloud. The 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 proprietary hardware and software architecture. The Advanced Endpoint Protection prevents cyber-attacks that aim to exploit software vulnerabilities on a broad variety of fixed and virtual endpoints. The Threat Intelligence Cloud provides central intelligence capabilities as well as automated delivery of preventative measures against cyber-attacks. The cloud-based element of its platform is delivered in the form of a service that can be used either in the public cloud or in a private cloud using a dedicated appliance. The Company serves the enterprise network and endpoint security markets, including Firewall, Unified Threat Management (UTM), Web Gateway, Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS), Specialized Threat Analysis and Protection (STAP), Virtual Private Network (VPN), and Enterprise Endpoint Security technologies. The Company's products and services include; Appliances, Panorama, Virtual System Upgrades, Support and Maintenance, Professional Services and Subscription Services including; Threat Prevention Subscription, URL Filtering Subscription, GlobalProtect Subscription, WildFire Subscription, and Endpoint Software Subscription. The Company sells its products and services to end-customers through its channel partners and infrequently directly to end-customers. The Company has sales and marketing in the Americas, in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and in Asia Pacific and Japan (APAC). The Company faces competition from Cisco Systems, Inc., Juniper Networks, Inc., Intel Corporation, International Business Machines, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Company, and Fortinet, Inc. The Company is subject to regulation by various federal, state, local, and foreign governmental agencies.
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