Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) Institutional Investors Q2 2017 Sentiment

Therefore 76% are positive. The Axa holds 82,265 shares with $4.23M value, up from 52,265 last quarter. The ratio worsened, as 218 institutional investors started new or increased holdings, while 231 sold and decreased their stock positions in Palo Alto Networks Inc. BidaskClub upgraded Palo Alto Networks from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. The company was maintained on Friday, October 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. TheStreet raised Palo Alto Networks from a "d+" rating to a "c-" rating in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Palo Alto Networks presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $160.33. The rating was upgraded by Summit Redstone Partners to "Buy" on Tuesday, September 5. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Monday, August 14.

Brokerage firms now have a positive stance on shares of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. Imperial Capital has "Outperform" rating and $180 target. Morgan Stanley reported 1.22 million shares. (PANW) stock price traded with dropping change along with the volume 0.88 million shares on Monday trading session. About shares traded. LTC Properties Inc (NYSE:LTC) has risen 5.46% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 90.06% the S&P500. It has a 114.35 P/E ratio. Schneider National SNDR had 8 analyst reports since May 1, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse initiated ACI Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:ACIW) on Friday, December 11 with "Neutral" rating. Monness Crespi has "Buy" rating and $150 target. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,845,000 shares of the network technology company's stock valued at $230,717,000 after buying an additional 362,900 shares during the last quarter. CI Global Investments Inc. now owns 1,580,240 shares of the network technology company's stock valued at $178,061,000 after buying an additional 234,623 shares during the last quarter. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 5 by Oppenheimer. UBS has "Buy" rating and $30 target.

According to Palo Alto Networks, Inc.'s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 77.59%. The firm has a market capitalization of $13.74 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 55.22 and a beta of 1.09. The Company's security platform consists of three elements: Next-Generation Firewall, Advanced Endpoint Protection and Threat Intelligence Cloud. Similarly, the Earnings Yield Five Year Average is the five year average operating income or EBIT divided by the current enterprise value. The Company's Next-Generation Firewall delivers application, user and content visibility and control, as well as protection against network cyber threats integrated within the firewall through its hardware and software architecture.

Its shares have trimmed -78.48% since hitting a peak level of $0.65 on January 25, 2017.

09/01/2017 - Palo Alto Networks, Inc. had its "sector perform" rating reiterated by analysts at FBN Securities.

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 31st. Rice Hall James & Associates Llc, a California-based fund reported 414,032 shares. The Missouri-based Stifel has invested 0.02% in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). Wetherby Asset Mngmt Inc owns 12,448 shares. Jennison Assoc Limited Liability Co reported 939,229 shares. Finally, Synovus Financial Corp increased its position in Palo Alto Networks by 17.3% during the second quarter. During last 3 month period, -0.13% of total institutional ownership has changed in the company shares. After $-0.13 actual EPS reported by Palo Alto Networks Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 84.62% negative EPS growth.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 4.27%. 4,894 are held by Winslow Evans & Crocker. 12,915 are owned by Emerald Advisers Incorporated Pa. Hilltop holds 3,941 shares. But in several cases high influential ownership could give a false signal to value investors, and can't be reconciled with the original intent of the strategy. Citizens Northern Corp stated it has 0.59% of its portfolio in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW). 118.45 million shares or 0.12% less from 118.59 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. About 100 shares traded.

Clinton Group Inc. lowered its stake in shares of Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

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