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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 2.64
PANW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1921 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. PANW: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PANW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 2.64
Equity-to-Asset 0.27
PANW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PANW: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PANW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.78  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.27
-0.78
0.56
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.00
Beneish M-Score: -3.58
WACC vs ROIC
8.75%
-538.25%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -13.29
PANW's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. PANW: -13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PANW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.35  Med: -13.79 Max: 1.53
Current: -13.29
-42.35
1.53
Net Margin % -15.77
PANW's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 1863 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. PANW: -15.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PANW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.32  Med: -16.39 Max: 0.29
Current: -15.77
-43.32
0.29
ROE % -32.78
PANW's ROE % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. PANW: -32.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PANW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.13  Med: -34.5 Max: 0.94
Current: -32.78
-61.13
0.94
ROA % -8.98
PANW's ROA % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1927 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. PANW: -8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PANW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.44  Med: -9.58 Max: 0.3
Current: -8.98
-55.44
0.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -169.16
PANW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1883 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. PANW: -169.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PANW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1126.95  Med: -201.78 Max: 16.85
Current: -169.16
-1126.95
16.85
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 40.00
PANW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PANW: 40.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PANW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.8 Max: 40
Current: 40
0
40
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 132.40
PANW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. PANW: 132.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PANW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 67.2 Max: 132.4
Current: 132.4
0
132.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 81.90
PANW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. PANW: 81.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PANW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 25.65 Max: 81.9
Current: 81.9
0
81.9
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» PANW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-28 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

PANW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Burbank 311,426 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 40,000 sh (+300.00%)
Pioneer Investments 62,541 sh (+54.43%)
Jim Simons 1,133,100 sh (+21.67%)
Frank Sands 4,654,106 sh (+8.41%)
Spiros Segalas 1,444,400 sh (+43.55%)
George Soros Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 6,624 sh (-0.99%)
Steven Cohen 25,300 sh (-39.62%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,200 sh (-85.52%)
RS Investment Management 1,262 sh (-98.37%)
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Q3 2016

PANW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 70,500 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 4,331 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 75,000 sh (+87.50%)
Jim Simons 1,482,100 sh (+30.80%)
Pioneer Investments 65,833 sh (+5.26%)
Spiros Segalas 1,587,747 sh (+9.92%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Frank Sands 4,305,290 sh (-7.49%)
Mario Gabelli 3,224 sh (-51.33%)
John Burbank 846 sh (-99.73%)
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Q4 2016

PANW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 25,804 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 7,469 sh (+72.45%)
Jim Simons 1,845,000 sh (+24.49%)
Pioneer Investments 73,157 sh (+11.13%)
Spiros Segalas 1,933,244 sh (+21.76%)
John Burbank Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 3,199 sh (-0.78%)
Frank Sands 3,807,003 sh (-11.57%)
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2017

PANW Guru Trades in 2017

Spiros Segalas 1,792,806 sh (-7.26%)
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 423430    SIC: 7379
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Traded in other countries:5AP.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Palo Alto Networks Inc offers enterprise network security through its platform that allows enterprises, service providers, and government entities to secure their organizations by safely enabling applications running on their networks.

Palo Alto Networks develops and sells network and endpoint cybersecurity solutions to enterprise customers. Palo Alto's headquarters are located in Santa Clara, California, with regional offices established around the world. Palo Alto reports revenue in two categories, products and services, with revenue about evenly split between the segments. The company went public in July 2012.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 33.56
PANW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. PANW: 33.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 39.78
PANW's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
76% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. PANW: 39.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PANW' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.78  Med: 61.77 Max: 137.99
Current: 39.78
39.78
137.99
PB Ratio 11.47
PANW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. PANW: 11.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PANW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.25  Med: 16.97 Max: 34.22
Current: 11.47
10.25
34.22
PS Ratio 6.16
PANW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. PANW: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PANW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.02  Med: 9 Max: 17.77
Current: 6.16
4.02
17.77
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 14.32
PANW's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 24.32 vs. PANW: 14.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PANW' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.32  Med: 33.21 Max: 138.67
Current: 14.32
14.32
138.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.46
PANW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. PANW: 12.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PANW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.46  Med: 26.61 Max: 82.29
Current: 12.46
12.46
82.29
EV-to-EBIT -47.79
PANW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. PANW: -47.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PANW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -539.9  Med: -73.7 Max: 374.5
Current: -47.79
-539.9
374.5
EV-to-EBITDA -64.34
PANW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1910 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. PANW: -64.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PANW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24433.9  Med: -96.9 Max: 118.4
Current: -64.34
-24433.9
118.4
Current Ratio 1.89
PANW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PANW: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PANW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.89
0.96
3.13
Quick Ratio 1.89
PANW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PANW: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PANW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.89
0.96
3.13
Days Sales Outstanding 89.92
PANW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.98 vs. PANW: 89.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PANW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.3  Med: 83.53 Max: 106.55
Current: 89.92
65.3
106.55
Days Payable 24.86
PANW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 43.37 vs. PANW: 24.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PANW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.16  Med: 47.67 Max: 63.06
Current: 24.86
19.16
63.06

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.10
PANW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. PANW: -8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PANW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.6  Med: -8.25 Max: 0
Current: -8.1
-77.6
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 14.96
PANW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. PANW: 14.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PANW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.55  Med: 21.53 Max: 73.16
Current: 14.96
10.55
73.16
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.24
PANW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PANW: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PANW' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.24  Med: 4.71 Max: 5.01
Current: 3.24
3.24
5.01
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.68
PANW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. PANW: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PANW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.68
0.48
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.09
PANW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 2521 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. PANW: -2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PANW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.09  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.4
Current: -2.09
-2.09
0.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,567
EPS (TTM) $ -2.77
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float8.02%
52-Week Range $107.31 - 165.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)92.04

Analyst Estimate

Jul17 Jul18 Jul19 Jul20
Revenue (Mil $) 1,721 2,117 2,525 2,846
EPS ($) 2.50 3.29 4.23 4.45
EPS without NRI ($) 2.50 3.29 4.23 4.45
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
24.56%
Dividends per Share ($)
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