Palo Alto Networks Inc false 0001327567 0001327567 2022-11-14 2022-11-14





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

November 14, 2022




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-35594   20-2530195

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

3000 Tannery Way

Santa Clara, California 95054

(Address of principal executive office, including zip code)

(408) 753-4000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common stock, $0.0001 par value per share   PANW   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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Item 8.01

Other Events.

On November 3, 2022, Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (the “Company”) filed its definitive proxy statement for the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on December 13, 2022 (the "Proxy Statement"). The following information supplements the disclosures set forth in the Proxy Statement.

On November 10, 2022, the Company granted additional equity awards totaling 3,253,380 shares under the Company’s 2021 Equity Incentive Plan (the “2021 Plan”). Immediately following these grants, 7,598,867 shares remained available for issuance under the 2021 Plan and the 2012 Equity Incentive Plan. Additionally, outstanding awards under the Company’s 2012 Equity Incentive Plan and the 2021 Plan covered 28,702,448 shares.

Additional Equity Plan Information

The following table provides certain additional information regarding the Company’s equity compensation plans, excluding the Employee Stock Purchase Plan:


     As of 11/10/2022  

Total Stock Options (including PSOs) Outstanding


Weighted-Average Exercise Price of Stock Options Outstanding

   $ 64.59 per share  

Weighted-Average Remaining Duration of Stock Options Outstanding

     2.88 years  

Total Restricted Stock Units (including PSUs) Outstanding


Total Shares Available for Grant under the 2021 Equity Incentive Plan and the 2012 Equity Incentive Plan(1)




Shares available for grant under the 2012 Equity Incentive Plan are limited to performance-based restricted stock units which do not yet have approved performance targets established. These performance-based restricted stock units do not yet have a reportable grant date fair value under ASC Topic 718.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



/s/ Dipak Golechha

  Dipak Golechha
  Chief Financial Officer

Date: November 14, 2022