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Stocks Carrying High Returns: Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX), Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW)

Under investment valuation analysis, Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX) presented as an active mover, it has floated short ration of 12.74%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, which was 4.81. Shares dropped remains unchanged to trade at $31.46 in most recent trading session.

Ratio Analysis

Entering into ratio analysis, RAX has noticeable price to earnings growth ratio of 1.62, which find it more attractive on the other stock that has lower PEG and vise versa. The firm price to earnings ratio calculated as 27.33. The co stands at price to sale ratio of 1.83 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes; it is most relevant ratio to compare companies in similar sector. It has price to book ratio of 4.14, which gauges the market price of a share over its book value.

The firm has price volatility of 3.38% for a week and 4.34% for a month. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was 13.53% and monthly performance was 33.64%. The stock price of RAX is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 10.93% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 27.05%.

Shares of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) [Trend Analysis] runs in leading trade, it moving up 1.39% to traded at $143.45.

Palo Alto Networks (PANW) revealed its earnings results on Tuesday, August 30th. The network technology company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50. The firm had revenue of $400.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $389.90 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.28 EPS. Palo Alto Networks’s quarterly revenue was up 41.2% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Palo Alto Networks Inc. will post $1.66 EPS for the current year.

Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 10.17 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes. The firm’s price to book was 19.10, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock. Forward Price to Earnings ratio of PANW attains value of 54.32 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm’s future rather than past performance.

To have technical views, liquidity ratio of a company calculated as 1.20 to match up with its debt to equity ratio of 0.76. The float short ration was 7.69%; as compared to Short Ratio were 4.47. The firm has institutional ownership of 82.40%, while insider ownership included 3.80%. PANW attains analyst recommendation of 1.70 with week’s performance of 0.94%.


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