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LON:AVSTAvast Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 585.50
-11.50 (-1.93 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 05:32 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 585.50
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 561.30
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 585.50
Volume1.40 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market Capitalization£6.00 billion
P/E Ratio24.40
Dividend Yield2.84%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.62 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Software - Application
Phone420 2 4700 5666



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£871.10 million
Cash FlowGBX 21.64 per share
Book ValueGBX 110.80 per share



Outstanding Shares1,025,160,000
Market Cap£6.00 billion
Next Earnings Date8/12/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 585.50
-11.50 (-1.93 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 05:32 AM ET)
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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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AVST stock has increased by 70.0% and is now trading at GBX 585.50.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Avast?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Avast in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Avast's next earnings date?

Avast is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 12th 2020.
View our earnings forecast 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 paid a dividend of GBX 0.10 per share on Wednesday, June 24th. This represents a yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 21st. This is a boost from Avast's previous dividend of GBX 0.04. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for AVST?

11 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Avast's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 355 to GBX 650. On average, they anticipate Avast's share price to reach GBX 546.18 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.7%.
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Has Avast been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AVST stock has trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Avast earned a news impact score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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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 Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN), Cloudera (CLDR), Aviva (AV), Close Brothers Group (CBG), Diageo (DGE), Intel (INTC), Legal & General Group (LGEN), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Volkswagen (VOW3).

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 585.50.

How big of a company is Avast?

Avast has a market capitalization of £6.00 billion and generates £871.10 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 www.avast.com.

How can I contact Avast?

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

This page was last updated on 8/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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