Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) is set to announce its Q415 earnings after the market close on Wednesday, September 9. Analysts expect the enterprise security platform provider to report earnings per share of $0.25 and revenue of $255.85 million. That would be $0.02 higher the $0.23 per share posted last quarter and $0.13 higher the $0.12 posted in the Q414. Revenue is projected to be $77.65 million higher than the $178.2 million posted in the same period a year earlier. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.27 per share.
As a quick reminder, PANW reported Q315 EPS of $0.23, $0.03 better than the Street’s consensus estimate of $0.20. Revs increased 55.41% year-over-year to $234.2 million versus the $223.26 million consensus.
Palo Alto Networks, Inc., currently valued at $13.93 billion, has a median Wall Street price target of $192.00 with a high target of $216.00.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of Santa Clara, California-based firm have traded between a low of $87.83 and a high of $200.55 with the 50-day MA and 200-day MA located at $175.03 and $162.45 levels, respectively. Additionally, shares of PANW trade at a P/E ratio of 3.88 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) and MACD indicator of 46.70 and -0.04, respectively.
PANW currently prints a one year return of about 85% and a year-to-date return of around 36%.