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.

TypePublic
HQSanta Clara, US
Founded2005
Size (employees)5,348 (est)+18%
Websitepaloaltonetworks.com
Palo Alto Networks was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US
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Key People/Management at Palo Alto Networks

Nikesh Arora

Nikesh Arora

CEO
Mark D. McLaughlin

Mark D. McLaughlin

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

President
Kathy Bonanno

Kathy Bonanno

CFO
Nir Zuk

Nir Zuk

Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Dave Peranich

Dave Peranich

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales
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Palo Alto Networks Office Locations

Palo Alto Networks has offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, Palo Alto, Atlanta and in 105 other locations
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
3000 Tannery Way
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Palo Alto Networks Financials and Metrics

Palo Alto Networks Revenue

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Palo Alto Networks's revenue was reported to be $1.38 b in FY, 2016 which is a 48.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Market capitalization (20-Sep-2018)

21.6 b

Closing stock price (20-Sep-2018)

230

Cash (31-Jan-2018)

915 m
Palo Alto Networks's current market capitalization is $21.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

598.2 m928.1 m1.4 b

Revenue growth, %

55%49%

Cost of goods sold

85.5 m131.1 m175.4 m

Gross profit

512.7 m797 m1.2 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

128.2 m141.1 m150.7 m192.3 m217.7 m234.2 m297.2 m334.7 m345.8 m398.1 m422.6 m431.8 m505.5 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 m141.4 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 m364.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

74%73%74%72%73%73%73%72%73%75%73%71%72%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

50.3 m72.7 m84.8 m

Current Assets

958.3 m1.1 b1.7 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

266.2 m261.9 m234.8 m543.7 m343 m454.1 m275.8 m413.2 m550 m839.4 m761.4 m692 m842.6 m915 m

Accounts Receivable

81.3 m

Inventories

185.5 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 b2 b
Annual
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 Payable

(1.1 m)(3.5 m)15.1 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018

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
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Palo Alto Networks Operating Metrics

Palo Alto Networks's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 50 k in May, 2018.
Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017May, 2018

Billings

$240.49 k$282.78 m$302.22 m$388 m$459 m$544.10 m$516.90 m$561.60 m$486.20 m

Enterprise Customers

21 k22.50 k24 k28 k30 k31 k35.50 k37.50 k39.50 k50 k
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Palo Alto Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cyber Secdo LtdApril 10, 2018$100 m
Evident.ioMarch 14, 2018$300 m
LightCyberFebruary 28, 2017$105 m

Palo Alto Networks Revenue Breakdown

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Palo Alto Networks revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.5% from APAC, 70.6% from Americas and 17.9% from EMEA

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Palo Alto Networks News and Updates

US-based Palo Alto Networks partners Alibaba Cloud

In a significant move, US-based global cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of China's Alibaba Group, on Friday announced a technology partnership.

The Ratings Game: Okta, Palo Alto Networks drive cybersecurity gains on anniversary of Equifax hack disclosure

Cybersecurity stocks rise following strong earnings from Okta Inc. and Palo Alto Networks Inc., adding to solid gains over the past year following the disclosure of a massive data breach at Equifax Inc.

The Ratings Game: Okta, Palo Alto Networks highs drive cybersecurity gains on anniversary of Equifax hack disclosure

Cybersecurity stocks rise following strong earnings from Okta Inc. and Palo Alto Networks Inc., adding to solid gains over the past year following the disclosure of a massive data breach at Equifax Inc.

Palo Alto Networks stock on track to post new high after analysts praise share gains

Shares of Palo Alto Networks Inc. are up 5.7% in Friday morning trading and on track to post a new closing high if the gains hold. The stock is currently trading at $232.72, above the current closing high of $231.23 from Aug. 29. Shares reached a new intraday high of $234.35 during Friday's session…

Palo Alto Networks stock gains after analysts praise share gains

Shares of Pale Alto Networks Inc. are up 6.4% in premarket trading Friday after the cybersecurity company reported better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter earnings. "We believe Palo Alto continues to leverage the power of the platform, taking share from both Cisco and Check Point," wrote Piper J…

Palo Alto Networks stock gains after earnings beat

Palo Alto Networks Inc. shares got a jolt Thursday afternoon, as the company closed out its fiscal year with an earnings beat. The security-software company reported fiscal fourth-quarter losses of $2.3 million, or 2 cents a share, on sales of $658.1 million, up from $509.1 million a year ago. Afte…
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