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Palo Alto Networks Profitability Rank

: 4 (As of Apr. 2022)
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Palo Alto Networks has the Profitability Rank of 4.

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

Palo Alto Networks's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was -3.43%. As of today, Palo Alto Networks's Piotroski F-Score is 4.


Competitive Comparison

For the Software - Infrastructure subindustry, Palo Alto Networks's Profitability Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and Profitability Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Palo Alto Networks Profitability Rank Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Palo Alto Networks's Profitability Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Palo Alto Networks's Profitability Rank falls into.



Palo Alto Networks Profitability Rank Calculation

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.

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.

Palo Alto Networks has the Profitability Rank of 4.

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

Profitability Rank is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin %

Operating Margin % - also known as operating income margin, operating profit margin and return on sales (ROS) - is the ratio of Operating Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

Palo Alto Networks's Operating Margin % for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as:

Operating Margin %=Operating Income (Q: Apr. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Apr. 2022 )
=-47.6 / 1386.7
=-3.43 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

2. Piotroski F-Score

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Good or high score = 8 or 9
Bad or low score = 0 or 1

Palo Alto Networks has an F-score of 4 indicating the company's financial situation is typical for a stable company.

3. Trend of the Operating Margin % (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.

Good Sign:

Palo Alto Networks Inc operating margin is expanding. Margin expansion is usually a good sign.

4. Consistency of the profitability

5. Predictability Rank


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Palo Alto Networks Business Description

Palo Alto Networks logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
3000 Tannery Way, Santa Clara, CA, USA, 95054
Palo Alto Networks is a pure-play cybersecurity vendor that sells security appliances, subscriptions, and support into enterprises, government entities, and service providers. The company's product portfolio includes firewall appliances, virtual firewalls, endpoint protection, cloud security, and cybersecurity analytics. The Santa Clara, California, firm was established in 2005 and sells its products worldwide.
Executives
Paul Josh D. officer: Chief Accounting Officer 3000 TANNERY WAY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Jenkins William D Jr officer: President C/O BARRACUDA NETWORKS INC 3175 S WINCHESTER BLVD CAMPBELL CA 95008
Bawa Aparna director C/O ZOOM VIDEO COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 55 ALMADEN BOULEVARD, 6TH FLOOR SAN JOSE CA 95113
Golechha Dipak officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer 3000 TANNERY WAY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Gayle Helene D director C/O COLGATE PALMOLIVE COMPANY 300 PARK AVENUE NEW YORK NY 10022
Visoso Luis Felipe officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer C/O UNITY SOFTWARE INC. 30 3RD STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Key John P. director 3000 TANNERY WAY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Twohill Lorraine director 3250 VAN NESS AVENUE SAN FRANCISCO CA 94109
Singh Amit K. officer: President 3000 TANNERY WAY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Arora Nikesh director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 3000 TANNERY WAY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Compeau Jean officer: Chief Accounting Officer 3000 TANNERY WAY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Bonanno Kathleen officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer 3000 TANNERY WAY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Ramaswamy Sridhar director 3000 TANNERY WAY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Klarich Lee officer: Chief Product Officer 4401 GREAT AMERICA PKWY SANTA CLARA CA 95054
Mccarthy Mary Pat director 2704 WEST 112TH STREET LEAWOOD KS 66211

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