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Avast Plc (AVST.L) Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 531
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 531
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 522.94
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 531
Volume1.50 million shs
Average Volume1.90 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.46 billion
P/E Ratio25.29
Dividend Yield1.42%
Avast Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides digital security products under the Avast, HMA, AVG, and CCleaner brands worldwide. It operates through two segments, Consumer and Small to Mid-Sized 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 and protection solutions for small and medium-sized business. It also provides standalone and managed antivirus products; and managed security platforms, including CloudCare, an online security service for small and medium businesses, as well as Management Console, a cloud-based console that deploys antivirus protection to multiple devices and manage all devices from one place. In addition, the company offers business security services, such as patch management, backup and recovery, email security, content filtering, and secure Web and Internet gateway services. 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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Overall MarketRank

1.25 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Software - Application
Phone420 2 4700 5666



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£878.80 million
Cash FlowGBX 14.83 per share
Book ValueGBX 112.20 per share



Outstanding Shares1,028,510,016
Market Cap£5.46 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 531
0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Avast Plc (AVST.L) (LON:AVST) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s stock was trading at GBX 344.40 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AVST shares have increased by 54.2% and is now trading at GBX 531.
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Is Avast Plc (AVST.L) a buy right now?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avast Plc (AVST.L) in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Avast Plc (AVST.L) stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Avast Plc (AVST.L)?

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How often does Avast Plc (AVST.L) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Avast Plc (AVST.L)?

Avast Plc (AVST.L) announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 0.05 per share on Friday, October 16th. This represents a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 10th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Avast Plc (AVST.L) a good dividend stock?

Avast Plc (AVST.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 8 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. The dividend payout ratio of Avast Plc (AVST.L) is 38.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
View Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for AVST?

12 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 355 to GBX 685. On average, they expect Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s stock price to reach GBX 543.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Avast Plc (AVST.L) own?

Who are Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s key executives?

Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ondrej Vlcek, CEO & Director (Age 44, Pay $524.19k)
  • Mr. Pavel Baudis, Co-Founder & Non-Exec. Director
  • Dr. Eduard Kucera, Co-Founder & Non-Exec. Director
  • Mr. Philip Anthony Marshall, CFO & Director (Age 51, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. Michal Pechoucek, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Detlef Steinmetz, Chief Information Officer (Age 54)
  • Peter Russell, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Kelby Barton, Company Sec. & Gen. Counsel
  • Stephanie Kane, VP of PR & Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Jim Holden, Sr. VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.

What is Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Avast Plc (AVST.L)?

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 Plc (AVST.L)'s stock price today?

One share of AVST stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 531.

How big of a company is Avast Plc (AVST.L)?

Avast Plc (AVST.L) has a market capitalization of £5.46 billion and generates £878.80 million in revenue each year. Avast Plc (AVST.L) employs 1,792 workers across the globe.

What is Avast Plc (AVST.L)'s official website?

The official website for Avast Plc (AVST.L) is www.avast.com.

How can I contact Avast Plc (AVST.L)?

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

This page was last updated on 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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