LON:AVST - Avast Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 311.40 +4.60 (+1.50 %) (As of 05/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 306.80Today's RangeGBX 306 - GBX 314.8052-Week RangeGBX 205 - GBX 319.80Volume3.30 million shsAverage VolumeN/AMarket Capitalization£2.97 billionP/E Ratio12.46Dividend Yield4.35%BetaN/A ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive AVST News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AVST and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Software - Application Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolLON:AVST Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webhttp://www.avast.com/ Phone420 2 4700 5666Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio154.65 Current Ratio0.71 Quick Ratio0.63Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.46 Forward P/E Ratio10.38 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£808.30 million Price / Sales3.68 Cash FlowGBX 28.97 per share Price / Cash Flow10.75 Book ValueGBX 94.30 per share Price / Book3.30Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees1,581 Outstanding Shares954,513,024Market Cap£2.97 billion Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Avast (LON:AVST) Frequently Asked Questions What is Avast's stock symbol? Avast trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "AVST." How often does Avast pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Avast? Avast declared a dividend on Wednesday, March 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 0.09 per share on Monday, June 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 23rd. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Avast's Dividend History. When is Avast's next earnings date? Avast is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Avast. What price target have analysts set for AVST? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Avast's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 310 to GBX 400. On average, they anticipate Avast's stock price to reach GBX 360.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Avast. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Avast? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avast in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Avast. Has Avast been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about AVST stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Avast earned a news sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Avast's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Avast include The Sage Group (SGE), Nemetschek (NEM), AVEVA Group (AVV), Pivotal Software (PVTL), Descartes Systems Group (DSG), Altium (ALU), Rocket Internet (RKET), Appen (APX), Technology One (TNE), Kinaxis (KXS), Sophos Group (SOPH), Enghouse Systems (ENGH), Lightspeed POS (LSPD), Blue Prism Group (PRSM) and Integrafin (IHP). What other stocks do shareholders of Avast own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Avast investors own include Cloudera (CLDR), MuleSoft (MULE), Cranswick (CWK), Cairn Energy (CNE), Clarkson (CKN), Charter Court Financial Services Grp (CCFS), Close Brothers Group (CBG), Bodycote (BOY), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS) and AstraZeneca (AZN). Who are Avast's key executives? Avast's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Vincent Steckler, CEO & Director (Age 61)Mr. Pavel Baudis, Co Founder & DirectorDr. Eduard Kucera, Co Founder & DirectorMr. Philip Marshall, CFO & Director (Age 49)Peter Russell, Director of Investor Relations 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 311.40. How big of a company is Avast? Avast has a market capitalization of £2.97 billion and generates £808.30 million in revenue each year. Avast employs 1,581 workers across the globe. 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: 3.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 44 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 14 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 58MarketBeat'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 5/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What does earnings per share mean? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.