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While the security tech giant expects aggressive spending to weigh on its near-term profits, it's also forecasting strong revenue and billings growth through fiscal 2022.
The cybersecurity name fired off some punches at the competition and picked up another bolt-on acquisition amid earnings.
As the initial wild ride of PANW settles down, here are the stock's sweet spots.
What is clear is that both earnings and revenue growth, though still quite strong, are decelerating.
Billings, a key figure for cybersecurity companies, surprised to the upside as the company delivered more than was expected by analysts.
Shares of the provider of network security platforms could bump into a resistance zone after a strong start.
Can no one else see the eventual end of the debt super-cycle?
Let's review the charts and indicators.
Broadcom's success to date at making its $18.9 billion acquisition of CA Technologies work provides reason to think a Symantec acquisition could also pay off. But there are differences between Symantec and CA.
The security tech giant's billings shortfall had more to do with changes in its sales mix and deal lengths than weak near-term demand for its products. Meanwhile, a pair of new acquisitions strengthen its cloud software push.
You and I are going to have to embrace short to medium term volatility across global markets, unless central banks move pro-actively.
The security tech firm just reported a major billings decline, issued weak guidance and announced its CEO has resigned. Wall Street has its reasons for giving the company a relatively low valuation.
Samsung's latest flagship phones contain meaningful hardware improvements, and reviews have been pretty good. They're unlikely to be smash hits, but demand could be better than feared.
A slew of stories Wednesday had the potential to move the stock market -- but didn't.
We have our reason for Wednesday's move, but I'm not sure it will hold.
What is most impressive about PANW is the revenue growth.
Traders and investors are reacting to the solid second quarter report last night.
The algos are pushing to the negative late in the day -- keep an eye out for signals of a trend change.
And stay away from under-capitalized, over-indebted shale producers that face pressure to limit capital expenditures.
After many years of trying to compete in China, Amazon is reportedly in talks to merge its Chinese operations with those of a bigger local player.
There's going to be a storm of deals and the market will not be able to handle it without taking the whole table lower.
Proofpoint and Symantec's earnings reports just gave a fresh lift to a security tech space that continues seeing healthy growth. Here are a couple of relatively low-risk options for playing it.
The ETF has been in a strong uptrend over the past month with the past week acting as consolidation from the most recent push higher.
Let's look at the charts and indicators for targets and an appropriate stop level.
Let's first check the charts and indicators.
Use it to your advantage or don't use it at all.
There are some solid individual names in tech, but traders must be selective.