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LON:AVST

Avast Competitors

GBX 463.60
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463.60
Now: GBX 463.60
467.20
50-Day Range
462
MA: GBX 501.69
540
52-Week Range
263.60
Now: GBX 463.60
604.50
Volume85,650 shs
Average Volume1.88 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.77 billion
P/E Ratio22.08
Dividend Yield1.63%
BetaN/A

Competitors

Avast (LON:AVST) Vs. AVV, SGE, SOPH, IHP, KNOS, and PRSM

Should you be buying AVST stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "software - application" are considered alternatives and competitors to Avast, including AVEVA Group (AVV), The Sage Group (SGE), Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) (SOPH), IntegraFin (IHP), Kainos Group (KNOS), and Blue Prism Group (PRSM).

Avast (LON:AVST) and AVEVA Group (LON:AVV) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Avast and AVEVA Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Avast22712.58
AVEVA Group14202.14

Avast presently has a consensus price target of GBX 543.18, indicating a potential upside of 16.26%. AVEVA Group has a consensus price target of GBX 4,035.71, indicating a potential upside of 17.28%. Given AVEVA Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe AVEVA Group is more favorable than Avast.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Avast and AVEVA Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Avast£878.80 million5.43N/AGBX 2122.08
AVEVA Group£774.50 million12.90N/AGBX 19.50178.21

Avast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AVEVA Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Avast and AVEVA Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AvastN/AN/AN/A
AVEVA GroupN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Avast pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. AVEVA Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Avast pays out 0.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AVEVA Group pays out 1.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Avast is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Avast beats AVEVA Group on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Sage Group (LON:SGE) and Avast (LON:AVST) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Dividends

The Sage Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Avast pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. The Sage Group pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avast pays out 0.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for The Sage Group and Avast, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Sage Group73201.58
Avast22712.58

The Sage Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 624.44, indicating a potential upside of 9.74%. Avast has a consensus target price of GBX 543.18, indicating a potential upside of 16.26%. Given Avast's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Avast is more favorable than The Sage Group.

Profitability

This table compares The Sage Group and Avast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Sage GroupN/AN/AN/A
AvastN/AN/AN/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Sage Group and Avast's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Sage Group£1.90 billion3.28N/AGBX 28.1020.27
Avast£878.80 million5.43N/AGBX 2122.08

The Sage Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avast, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Avast beats The Sage Group on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) (LON:SOPH) and Avast (LON:AVST) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Avast pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) pays out 2.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avast pays out 0.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Avast is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) and Avast, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L)0000N/A
Avast22712.58

Avast has a consensus target price of GBX 543.18, indicating a potential upside of 16.26%. Given Avast's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Avast is more favorable than Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L).

Profitability

This table compares Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) and Avast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L)N/AN/AN/A
AvastN/AN/AN/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) and Avast's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L)£726.90 million4.11N/AGBX 1.70341.41
Avast£878.80 million5.43N/AGBX 2122.08

Avast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Avast beats Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

IntegraFin (LON:IHP) and Avast (LON:AVST) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares IntegraFin and Avast's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
IntegraFin£107.32 million15.90N/AGBX 13.7037.59
Avast£878.80 million5.43N/AGBX 2122.08

Avast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than IntegraFin, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for IntegraFin and Avast, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
IntegraFin02202.50
Avast22712.58

IntegraFin currently has a consensus target price of GBX 536.25, indicating a potential upside of 5.56%. Avast has a consensus target price of GBX 543.18, indicating a potential upside of 16.26%. Given Avast's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Avast is more favorable than IntegraFin.

Profitability

This table compares IntegraFin and Avast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
IntegraFinN/AN/AN/A
AvastN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

IntegraFin pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Avast pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. IntegraFin pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avast pays out 0.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Summary

Avast beats IntegraFin on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Kainos Group (LON:KNOS) and Avast (LON:AVST) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Kainos Group and Avast's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kainos Group£199.05 million7.95N/AGBX 22.9056.38
Avast£878.80 million5.43N/AGBX 2122.08

Avast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kainos Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Kainos Group and Avast, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Kainos Group00303.00
Avast22712.58

Kainos Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,555, indicating a potential upside of 21.11%. Avast has a consensus target price of GBX 543.18, indicating a potential upside of 16.26%. Given Kainos Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Kainos Group is more favorable than Avast.

Profitability

This table compares Kainos Group and Avast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Kainos GroupN/AN/AN/A
AvastN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Kainos Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Avast pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Kainos Group pays out 0.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Avast pays out 0.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Summary

Kainos Group beats Avast on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Blue Prism Group (LON:PRSM) and Avast (LON:AVST) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Blue Prism Group and Avast's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Blue Prism Group£141.40 million10.24N/AGBX (92.90)-16.52
Avast£878.80 million5.43N/AGBX 2122.08

Blue Prism Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avast, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Blue Prism Group and Avast, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Blue Prism Group11102.00
Avast22712.58

Blue Prism Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,212.50, indicating a potential downside of 21.62%. Avast has a consensus target price of GBX 543.18, indicating a potential upside of 16.26%. Given Avast's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Avast is more favorable than Blue Prism Group.

Profitability

This table compares Blue Prism Group and Avast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Blue Prism GroupN/AN/AN/A
AvastN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Avast beats Blue Prism Group on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.


Avast Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
AVEVA Group logo
AVV
AVEVA Group
0.9$3,475.00-1.0%£9.89 billion£774.50 million178.21
The Sage Group logo
SGE
The Sage Group
1.5$569.60-0.1%£6.24 billion£1.90 billion20.27News Coverage
Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L) logo
SOPH
Sophos Group plc (SOPH.L)
0.8$580.40-1.0%£2.99 billion£726.90 million341.41
IntegraFin logo
IHP
IntegraFin
1.5$515.00-1.4%£1.68 billion£107.32 million37.59Gap Down
Kainos Group logo
KNOS
Kainos Group
1.4$1,291.00-0.5%£1.57 billion£199.05 million56.38
PRSM
Blue Prism Group
0.7$1,535.00-0.1%£1.45 billion£141.40 million-16.52Gap Down
NCC Group logo
NCC
NCC Group
1.4$265.00-0.8%£737.90 million£266.60 million58.89Gap Down
IMO
IMImobile
0.6$594.00-0.3%£489.58 million£164.04 million123.75
Boku logo
BOKU
Boku
0.8$156.50-0.0%£450.17 million£51.31 million156.50
KAPE
Kape Technologies
0.4$195.70-0.1%£411.72 million£95.11 million244.63
Alfa Financial Software logo
ALFA
Alfa Financial Software
0.9$136.00-0.1%£407.40 million£71.80 million28.94News Coverage
Midwich Group Plc (MIDW.L) logo
MIDW
Midwich Group Plc (MIDW.L)
1.7$455.00-1.1%£403.15 million£673.41 million67.91Upcoming Earnings
APTD
Aptitude Software Group plc (APTD.L)
1.4$631.00-0.2%£361.15 million£59.95 million57.89Upcoming Earnings
accesso Technology Group logo
ACSO
accesso Technology Group
0.8$557.00-1.3%£232.45 million£91.04 million-2.51
Tracsis logo
TRCS
Tracsis
0.9$654.00-1.5%£190.90 million£48.00 million67.42News Coverage
Gap Up
Cerillion logo
CER
Cerillion
1.1$407.00-1.5%£121.89 million£20.81 million46.25Gap Up
ESYS
essensys
0.5$212.50-0.0%£112.08 million£22.50 million708.33High Trading Volume
TAX
Tax Systems
0.4$112.50-0.0%£97.51 million£16.08 million375.00
ATQT
ATTRAQT Group
0.7$46.00-1.1%£89.25 million£20.64 million-24.21
ELCO
Eleco
0.8$99.96-2.5%£81.64 million£24.90 million28.56
BIRD
Blackbird
0.6$23.75-0.0%£80.05 million£1.31 million-39.58
ZOO Digital Group plc (ZOO.L) logo
ZOO
ZOO Digital Group plc (ZOO.L)
0.4$98.70-0.7%£73.20 million£31.94 million-98.70
GETB
GetBusy
0.9$109.00-5.5%£47.70 million£13.48 million363.33
LOOP
LoopUp Group
1.0$79.13-1.4%£43.24 million£52.09 million7.99
SPA
1Spatial
1.2$35.00-4.3%£38.67 million£24.25 million-25.00Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
SMRT
Smartspace Software plc (SMRT.L)
0.5$135.00-3.3%£37.02 million£5.22 million-4.96Gap Up
CKT
Checkit
1.1$50.00-2.0%£34.35 million£13 million0.69
CALL
Cloudcall Group
1.3$83.00-1.8%£31.63 million£11.96 million-8.22
TERN
Tern
0.4$8.74-3.9%£29.24 million£114,877.00-24.17
VRE
VR Education
0.6$11.50-0.0%£27.80 millionN/A-4.11Gap Up
RDT
Rosslyn Data Technologies
0.4$6.45-2.3%£22.43 million£7.57 million-10.75
Altitude Group logo
ALT
Altitude Group
0.5$29.35-7.2%£18.23 million£6.65 million-4.38Gap Down
FBT
First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology UCITS ETF Class A USD Accumulation
0.5$1,490.70-2.0%£18.10 million£870,310.00-1,355.18Gap Down
PEN
Pennant International Group plc (PEN.L)
0.5$43.50-2.3%£15.85 million£19.44 million-5.44
CCS
Crossword Cybersecurity
0.5$303.00-0.7%£15.55 million£1.41 million-5.80News Coverage
APPS
Appscatter Group
0.5$17.25-0.0%£15.41 million£758,102.00-1.25
Pelatro logo
PTRO
Pelatro
0.8$38.50-1.9%£13.89 million£6.24 million20.26
ALB
Albert Technologies
0.5$8.00-36.3%£7.98 million£4.61 million-0.53High Trading Volume
Gap Down
ECSC
ECSC Group plc (ECSC.L)
0.9$72.50-0.0%£7.26 million£5.88 million-12.72Gap Down
BST
Big Sofa Technologies Group
0.6$0.10-2,400.0%£4.75 million£2.15 million-0.05High Trading Volume
Gap Up
DSG
Dillistone Group Plc (DSG.L)
1.0$22.00-0.0%£4.33 million£7.20 million-7.10Gap Up
STL
Stilo International
1.1$3.00-70.0%£3.42 million£1.42 million30.00Gap Down
INX
i-nexus Global
0.8$5.90-5.1%£1.66 million£4.08 million-0.87Gap Up
DFX
Defenx
0.6$1.60-75.0%£466,000.00N/A-0.02Gap Down
TechFinancials, Inc. (TECH.L) logo
TECH
TechFinancials, Inc. (TECH.L)
0.5$0.45-0.0%£386,000.00£6.05 million-0.03Gap Up
Cloudbuy logo
CBUY
Cloudbuy
0.6$0.15-33.3%£130,000.00£1.16 million-0.13
GOT
Gotech Group
0.5N/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00
MySQUAR logo
MYSQ
MySQUAR
0.4$0.29-100.0%£0.00N/A0.00Gap Down
RedstoneConnect logo
REDS
RedstoneConnect
0.6$101.25-2.2%£0.00N/A0.00Gap Up
This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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