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The plunging ‘Cloud’ – Palo Alto and Salesforce may have further bearish sentiments

Palo Alto Networks, Inc., a cloud-based internet security company fell as much as 15% on Friday despite a lack of any kind of news. We saw a free fall of cloud-based tech stocks on Friday, despite positive earnings reports and “Buy” recommendations from brokers.

PANW – Palo Alto Networks, Inc
Fundamentals Previously closed at 127.51
Days high 139.89
Days low 123.8
P/E ratio N/A
EPS -2.09


Analyst opinion Despite “Buy” broker rating, analysts believe the stocks might plunge further, unless the quarterly report to be released on 25th Feb acts as a bullish catalyst.
Sentiments The fundamental indicators for the stock are negative. With the P/S and P/B of 10.61 and 19.95 respectively. Analysts expect a mean price of ~$209.
With 3 insiders i.e, the CFO, CTO and CMO, selling more than 150 shares each on Jan 21st, the stock prices have plunged.
While the business itself is doing well, Analysts believe that there are good times ahead for the stock.
Revenue prediction With a revenue of $928.05 Million revenue for the year 2015, PACW has had a substantial growth in the last year despite troublesome market conditions and it is expected to perform well through 2016.
Social pulse Social Media pulse is 100% higher than normal, with a lot of social chatter.


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