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LON:AVST - Avast Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 393.40
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 07:21 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 393.40
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 386.50
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 393.40
Volume1.10 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market Capitalization£3.98 billion
P/E Ratio16.39
Dividend Yield4.04%
Avast Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides digital security products under the Avast, AVG, and CCleaner brands worldwide. It operates through two segments, Consumer and Small and Medium Business (SMB). The company offers desktop security and mobile device protection products; value-added solutions for performance, privacy, and other tools; dynamic secure search solution, including browser toolbar; and big data and marketing analytics solutions, as well as security solutions designed for small businesses. It also provides managed security platforms comprises management console, a cloud-based console that allows a user to deploy antivirus protection to multiple devices and manage all devices from one place; CloudCare, a SaaS security platform that remotely delivers layered endpoint and network security services to multiple devices and sites; and Managed Workplace RMM products. In addition, the company offers business security services, such as managed antivirus, secure Web gateway, backup and disaster recovery, email security, content filtering, and NOC and help desk services. Further, it owns and operates FileHippo, a download Website that offers computer software. The company primarily sells software licenses through e-commerce services providers, and retailers and resellers. Avast Plc was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Prague, the Czech Republic.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Software - Application
SectorComputer and Technology
Phone420 2 4700 5666



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£871.10 million
Cash FlowGBX 23.27 per share
Book ValueGBX 110.80 per share



Outstanding Shares1,011,539,968
Market Cap£3.98 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Avast (LON:AVST) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Avast's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Avast's stock was trading at GBX 344.40 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AVST stock has increased by 14.2% and is now trading at GBX 393.40. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Avast?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avast in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Avast.

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

Avast announced a dividend on Wednesday, February 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 21st will be given a dividend of GBX 0.10 per share on Wednesday, June 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 21st. This is a boost from Avast's previous dividend of $0.04. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Avast's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AVST?

9 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Avast's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 322 to GBX 557. On average, they expect Avast's stock price to reach GBX 469.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Avast.

Has Avast been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AVST stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Avast earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutAvast.

Who are some of Avast's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Avast own?

Who are Avast's key executives?

Avast's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Vincent Steckler, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Pavel Baudis, Co Founder & Director
  • Dr. Eduard Kucera, Co Founder & Director
  • Mr. Philip Marshall, CFO & Director (Age 49)
  • Peter Russell, Director of Investor Relations

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.

What is Avast's stock price today?

One share of AVST stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 393.40.

How big of a company is Avast?

Avast has a market capitalization of £3.98 billion and generates £871.10 million in revenue each year. Avast employs 1,581 workers across the globe. View additional information about Avast.

What is Avast's official website?

The official website for Avast is http://www.avast.com/.

How can I contact Avast?

The company can be reached via phone at 420 2 4700 5666.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Avast (LON AVST)

Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  39 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  128
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Avast and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AVST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AVST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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