LON:AVST - Avast Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 295 -4.00 (-1.34 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 295
Today's RangeGBX 294.75 - GBX 301.70
52-Week RangeGBX 205 - GBX 315.75
Volume761,374 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market Capitalization£2.81 billion
P/E Ratio15.78
Dividend Yield4.45%
BetaN/A
Avast Plc and its subsidiaries provide digital security products under the Avast and AVG brands worldwide. It operates through two segments, Consumer and Small and Medium Business (SMB). The company offers products and solutions for protection, performance, privacy, and additional tools for desktop security, server protection, and mobile device protection; and big data and marketing analytics, as well as provides security solutions designed for small businesses. Its security products provide protection against cyber threats, including protection against viruses and other types of malware, network-based attacks, privacy controls, and password and identity management. The company also offers value-added solutions for personal computers and mobile devices focusing on performance and privacy, such as optimization products, VPN products, password manager products, and family safety products. It primarily sells its consumer products directly online and primarily sells its SMB products through resellers and distributors. 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-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone420 2 4700 5666

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£747.50 million
Cash FlowGBX 15.68 per share
Book ValueGBX 85 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees1,581
Market Cap£2.81 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 announced a dividend on Wednesday, March 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 0.09 per share on Monday, June 17th. This represents a yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Avast's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for AVST?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Avast's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 310 to GBX 400. On average, they expect Avast's share price to reach GBX 350 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.6% 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?

News stories about AVST stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Avast earned a news impact score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Avast's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Avast own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Avast investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Constellation Brands (STZ), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), HSBC (HSBA), Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO), Etsy (ETSY), Cloudera (CLDR), Alibaba Group (BABA), Tesla (TSLA) and AAR (AIR).

Who are Avast's key executives?

Avast's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Vincent Steckler, Chief Exec. Officer and Director (Age 61)
  • Peter Russell, Director of Investor Relations
  • Stephanie Kane, VP of PR & Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Ondrej Vlcek, Pres of Consumer (Age 42)
  • Kevin Chapman, Sr. VP & GM of Avast Bus. Division

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 295.

How big of a company is Avast?

Avast has a market capitalization of £2.81 billion and generates £747.50 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:  4.0 out of 5 (star star star star)
Outperform Votes:  38 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  10 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  48
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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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