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, Palo Alto enables all applications and delivers 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)
4,562 (est)+11%
Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US

Key People/Management at Palo Alto Networks

Mark McLaughlin

Mark McLaughlin

Rene Bonvanie

Rene Bonvanie

Chief Marketing Officer
Rajiv Batra

Rajiv Batra

Founder, VP Engineering
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 108 other locations
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
3000 Tannery Way
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Palo Alto Networks Financials and Metrics

Palo Alto Networks Financials

Palo Alto Networks's revenue was reported to be $1.4 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

431.8 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

308.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

(60.9 m)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

(49.1 m)

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

12.6 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

692 m
Palo Alto Networks's current market capitalization is $12.6 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


598.2 m928.1 m1.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

85.5 m131.1 m175.4 m

Gross profit

512.7 m797 m1.2 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


128.2 m141.1 m150.7 m192.3 m217.7 m234.2 m297.2 m334.7 m345.8 m398.1 m422.6 m431.8 m

Cost of goods sold

33.8 m37.5 m39.7 m53.5 m59.3 m64.4 m79.2 m94.2 m94.9 m101.3 m113.2 m123.7 m

Gross profit

94.4 m103.6 m111 m138.9 m158.3 m169.8 m218 m240.5 m250.9 m296.8 m309.4 m308.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


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


50.3 m72.7 m84.8 m

Current Assets

958.3 m1.1 b1.7 b


48.7 m62.9 m117.2 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


266.2 m261.9 m234.8 m543.7 m343 m454.1 m275.8 m413.2 m550 m839.4 m761.4 m692 m

Current Assets

552.3 m555.3 m516.4 m933.6 m861.5 m1 b1 b1.3 b1.4 b1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b


42.4 m45.7 m48.5 m49.8 m52.6 m59.5 m76.7 m92.6 m100.5 m125 m154.1 m192.3 m


155.1 m155 m155.4 m155.4 m163.5 m163.5 m163.5 m163.5 m163.5 m238.8 m
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
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

(7.9 m)(39.9 m)(146.6 m)(30.1 m)(43 m)(45.9 m)(38.7 m)(62.5 m)(70.2 m)(61.8 m)(60.6 m)(60.9 m)

Accounts Payable

10.5 m14 m14.7 m17.5 m32.5 m24.3 m29.2 m28 m33.2 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

4 x
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Palo Alto Networks Operating Metrics

Palo Alto Networks's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 39.5 k in Q3, 2017
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Jun, 2017


$771.4 m$240.49 k$282.78 m$302.22 m$1.22 b$388 m$459 m$544.1 m$1.91 b$516.9 m$561.6 m$486.2 m

Enterprise Customers

19 k21 k22.5 k24 k26 k28 k30 k31 k34 k35.5 k37.5 k39.5 k


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Palo Alto Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
LightCyberFebruary 28, 2017$105 m

Palo Alto Networks Market Value History

Palo Alto Networks Revenue Breakdown

Palo Alto Networks Median Salaries

Source: 358 public H-1B filings from Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks's Web-traffic and Trends

Palo Alto Networks Online and Social Media Presence

Palo Alto Networks News and Updates

Palo Alto Networks Announces Next-Generation Security Platform for VMware Cloud on AWS

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Palo Alto Networks forms $20 mln venture fund

Santa Clara, California-based Palo Alto Networks, a next-generation security company, is launching a $20 million venture fund. The fund will invest in early-stage cloud-based security startups. It will work with Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital to identify and evaluate potential co-investments.

Palo Alto Networks Company Life and Culture

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