Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 1.98% to $152.58 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 1.24 Million shares have changed hands in this session.
Palo Alto Networks (PANW) and Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. released that availability of the Singtel Managed Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP), a unique managed security service that harnesses the expertise of Singtel Managed Security Service (MSS) and the technology of Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform to protect organizations against sophisticated cyberthreats.
Mr. Bill Chang, Chief Executive Officer, Group Enterprise at Singtel stated, “As a leading global Managed Security Services Provider, we are committed to strengthening our capabilities to protect organizations against sophisticated, evolving cyberthreats. Through our alliance with Palo Alto Networks, we have developed an innovative cyber security service which takes a holistic and preventive approach towards cyberthreats.”
Fundamentalist can give brighter side of a picture but an analyst can glow the darker parts stored in any investment. Let us view how analysts have ranked PANW in recent few months. In ratings table the PANW given BUY ratings by 32 analysts in current phase and 3 analysts suggest it as overweight security. PANW. While 7 number of analysts gave ratings for HOLD in current. As per remarks given by WSJ, overall consensus pool recommend it as Buy security.
The stock was assessed in terms of profitability as current quarter EPS estimate trends showed $0.53 at current month while compared with $0.56 in a month ago. The stock next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.63 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $2.79 as compared to one month ago of $2.68, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $3.80.
The firm has institutional ownership of 81.20%, while insider ownership included 3.70%. PANW attains analyst recommendation of 1.70 with week’s performance of 2.75%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 36.32%.
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares an advance of 0.97% to 23.86 with around 3.79 Million shares have changed hands in this session. The JNPR held a rough session during the week but was ready to get some critical analysis. The stock was assessed by a pool of analysts at WSJ and came out with some serious outcomes not to be avoided before making investment. The JNPR ratings chart showed that 25 gave HOLD ratings for the current month as 2 analysts opting for Overweight option for same period. For stocks’ current month, 5 analysts opted for BUY ratings. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 26.18 as compared to current price of 23.86.
Taking look on per share earnings estimates, its next year first quarter current estimate trend for EPS was for $0.60 and on annual basis FY 2016 estimate trends at current was for $1.96 as compared to one month ago of $1.96, and for next year per share earnings estimates have $2.15.
The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 13.14% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -25.15%. Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as -0.32% and for the year was -4.40%, while the YTD performance remained at -12.45%. JNPR has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.53.