Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks produces hardware firewall products that take an app-centric method for traffic classification. The Company's platform was built from the ground up for breach prevention, with threat information shared across security functions system-wide, and designed to operate in increasingly mobile, modern networks. By combining network, cloud and endpoint security with advanced threat intelligence in a natively integrated security platform, we safely enable all applications and deliver highly automated, preventive protection against cyber threats at all stages in the attack lifecycle without compromising performance.

Company Growth (employees)
Santa Clara, US
Size (employees)
4,137 (est)
Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US

Key People at Palo Alto Networks

Rene Bonvanie

Rene Bonvanie

Chief Marketing Officer
Brett Eldridge

Brett Eldridge

Vice President of Global Customer Engineering & Support
Rajiv Batra

Rajiv Batra

Founder, VP Engineering
Asheem Chandna

Asheem Chandna

Founding Investor and Board of Directors
Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations

Palo Alto Networks Office Locations

Palo Alto Networks has offices in Santa Clara, Seattle, Washington, Portland and in 103 other locations
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
4401 Great America Parkway

Palo Alto Networks Data and Metrics

Palo Alto Networks Financial Metrics

Palo Alto Networks's revenue was reported to be $1.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 49% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(225.9 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(190.1 m)

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

10.9 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

734.4 m
Palo Alto Networks's current market capitalization is $10.9 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


598.2 m928.1 m1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

21.8 m44.6 m63.4 m85.5 m131.1 m175.4 m

Gross profit

512.7 m797 m1.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

653.9 m810.1 m1.2 b


(215.3 m)(133.5 m)(190.1 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

36 k74 k1.9 m22.3 m23.4 m

Pre tax profit

(32.9 m)(40.5 m)(205.1 m)

Income tax expense

476 k2.1 m10.6 m4.3 m9.4 m20.8 m

Net Income

(226.5 m)(165 m)(225.9 m)
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


18.8 m40.5 m322.6 m310.6 m653.8 m375.8 m734.4 m

Accounts Receivable


50.3 m72.7 m84.8 m

Current Assets

958.3 m1.1 b1.7 b


48.7 m62.9 m117.2 m


155 m163.5 m163.5 m

Total Assets

1.5 b2 b2.8 b

Accounts Payable

14.5 m13.2 m30.2 m

Current Liabilities

348.2 m1 b846.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

804.4 m988.7 m

Retained Earnings

(335.7 m)(500.7 m)(726.6 m)

Total Equity

487.9 m789.9 m

Financial Leverage

4 x3.5 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(226.5 m)(165 m)(225.9 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

19.4 m28.9 m42.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(48 m)(77 m)(140 m)


Accounts Payable

(1.1 m)(3.5 m)15.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

88.4 m350.3 m658.1 m

Cash From Investing Activities

(320.3 m)(679 m)(338.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

575.1 m50.7 m39.4 m

Interest Paid

44 k61 k

Income Taxes Paid

1.5 m17.5 m7.1 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


522.8 k

Financial Leverage

3.5 x

Palo Alto Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LightCyberFebruary 28, 2017$105 m

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