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LON:AVST

Avast (AVST) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 486
-9.90 (-2.00%)
(As of 05/16/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
484.80
499.90
50-Day Range
486
645.40
52-Week Range
438.90
648.60
Volume
1.80 million shs
Average Volume
4.31 million shs
Market Capitalization
£5.06 billion
P/E Ratio
17.74
Dividend Yield
2.39%
Beta
N/A
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About Avast

Avast Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides cybersecurity services under the Avast brand name the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Consumer; and Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB). It offers desktop security and mobile device protection products; value-added solutions for performance, privacy, and other tools; and web browsing, third-party software distribution, e-commerce tool, mobile advertising, and other IT managed solutions, as well as security and protection solutions for small and medium sized business customers. The company also sells subscription software licenses through an e-shop directly to end customers in cooperation with payment gateways provider. It primarily sells software licenses through e-commerce services providers, and retailers and resellers. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Prague, the Czech Republic.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Software - Application
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
1,800
Year Founded
N/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£941.10 million
Cash Flow
GBX 40.16 per share
Book Value
GBX 138.30 per share

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,041,021,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£5.06 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/3 Dividend
2/24/2022
Dividend Payable
3/03/2022
Today
5/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/09/2022

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.68 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Avast (LON:AVST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Avast a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avast in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Avast stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AVST, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Avast's next earnings date?

Avast is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 9th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Avast
.

How often does Avast pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Avast?

Avast declared a dividend on Friday, February 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.11 per share on Thursday, March 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 24th. This is an increase from Avast's previous dividend of GBX 0.05. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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.

Is Avast a good dividend stock?

Avast pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.39%. The dividend payout ratio of Avast is 0.58%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
View Avast's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AVST?

4 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Avast's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 355 to GBX 565. On average, they anticipate Avast's share price to reach GBX 456.25 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.1%.
View analysts' price targets for Avast
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Who are Avast's key executives?
Avast's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ondrej Vlcek, CEO & Director (Age 45, Pay $108.73k)
  • Mr. Pavel Baudis, Co-Founder & Non-Exec. Director
  • Dr. Eduard Kucera, Co-Founder & Non-Exec. Director
  • Mr. Philip Anthony Marshall, Advisor (Age 52, Pay $1.24M)
  • Mr. Stuart Simpson, Interim CFO & Exec. Director
  • Prof. Michal Pechoucek, Chief Technology Officer
  • Peter Russell, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Trudy Cooke, Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Stephanie Kane, VP of PR & Corp. Communications
  • Ms. Lisa Carey, Chief Marketing Officer
What other stocks do shareholders of Avast own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Avast investors own include Diageo (DGE), Aviva (AV), Barclays (BARC), Legal & General Group (LGEN), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), AstraZeneca (AZN), Cloudera (CLDR), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), HSBC (HSBA) and Intel (INTC).

What is Avast's stock symbol?

Avast trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AVST."

How do I buy shares of Avast?

Shares of AVST and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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What is Avast's stock price today?

One share of AVST stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 486.

How much money does Avast make?

Avast has a market capitalization of £5.06 billion and generates £941.10 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Avast have?

Avast employs 1,800 workers across the globe.

What is Avast's official website?

The official website for Avast is www.avast.com.

How can I contact Avast?

Avast's mailing address is Databankweg 26, Amersfoort, Utrecht 3821AL. The company can be reached via phone at 420 2 4700 5666.

This page was last updated on 5/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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