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Proofpoint Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NASDAQ:PFPT)

$119.59
+1.29 (+1.09 %)
(As of 11/21/2019 08:58 AM ET)
Today's Range
$117.78
Now: $119.59
$120.98
50-Day Range
$113.80
MA: $121.26
$131.34
52-Week Range
$78.69
Now: $119.59
$133.58
Volume468,600 shs
Average Volume612,562 shs
Market Capitalization$6.71 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.6
Proofpoint, Inc operates as a security-as-a-service provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data worldwide. It offers protection against advanced and targeted threats, including malicious attachments, polymorphic threats, zero-day exploits, user-transparent 'drive-by' downloads, malicious Web links, hybrid threats, malware free attacks, and other penetration tactics. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PFPT
CUSIP74342410
Phone408-517-4710

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$716.99 million
Cash Flow$1.09 per share
Book Value$9.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-103,750,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,613
Market Cap$6.71 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Proofpoint's stock symbol?

Proofpoint trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PFPT."

How were Proofpoint's earnings last quarter?

Proofpoint Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The software maker reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.10. The software maker had revenue of $227.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $224.32 million. Proofpoint had a negative return on equity of 10.85% and a negative net margin of 14.56%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 23.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.40 earnings per share. View Proofpoint's Earnings History.

When is Proofpoint's next earnings date?

Proofpoint is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Proofpoint.

What guidance has Proofpoint issued on next quarter's earnings?

Proofpoint updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.47-0.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $237.5-239.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $238.44 million.

What price target have analysts set for PFPT?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Proofpoint's shares. Their forecasts range from $110.00 to $160.00. On average, they anticipate Proofpoint's stock price to reach $142.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Proofpoint.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Proofpoint?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Proofpoint in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Proofpoint.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Proofpoint stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Proofpoint stock:
  • 1. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We recently had the road to meet with investors. Proofpoint’s bundling strategy, while still relatively new, appears to be gaining momentum and may help simplify the purchasing process for customers. Products beyond core email security are also growing in importance and becoming a greater driver to growth as messaging security continues to shift beyond securing email. We come away from our meetings remaining confident in the Proofpoint story, and believe the company is well positioned for continued growth." (9/13/2019)
  • 2. Northland Securities analysts commented, "We note the initial successes in International and Federal Govt, which had been lagging markets for Proofpoint." (7/26/2019)
  • 3. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Proofpoint is benefiting from a firm international footing and solid uptick in emerging suite of products. Robust demand for Email Fraud Defense and Threat Response is a tailwind. Its new offerings have expanded the total addressable market, and are proving to be a key growth catalyst. Renewal rate is consistently high. Moreover, Proofpoint raised its view for 2019 revenues. Solid adoption of cloud is boosting demand for its solutions. Focusing on subscription model is driving growth. Shares have outperformed the industry year to date. However, Proofpoint expects headwinds this year due to zero contribution from the Cloudmark’s OEM business. Moreover, continuous investment in sales and marketing is expected to weigh on the company’s bottom line in the near term. Competition from bellwethers continues to be an overhang." (6/20/2019)

Has Proofpoint been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about PFPT stock have been trending positive on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Proofpoint earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the software maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Proofpoint.

Are investors shorting Proofpoint?

Proofpoint saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,210,000 shares, a drop of 13.3% from the September 30th total of 2,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 750,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Currently, 4.0% of the company's shares are sold short. View Proofpoint's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Proofpoint's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Proofpoint own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Proofpoint investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Paypal (PYPL), Visa (V), Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Proofpoint's key executives?

Proofpoint's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary L. Steele, Chairman of Board & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Paul R. Auvil III, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Blake P. Sallé, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales (Age 47)
  • Mr. David Knight, Exec. VP & GM of Security Products (Age 53)
  • Mr. Bhagwat Swaroop, Exec. VP of Industry Solutions & Bus. Devel. (Age 44)

Who are Proofpoint's major shareholders?

Proofpoint's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (1.11%), Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. (0.68%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.65%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.62%), Teacher Retirement System of Texas (0.60%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.43%). Company insiders that own Proofpoint stock include Bhagwat Swaroop, Blake P Salle, Dana L Evan, David Knight, Eric Hahn, Gary Steele, Michael M Johnson, Paul R Auvil III, Richard Scott Herren, Robert Darren Lee and Tracey Newell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Proofpoint.

Which major investors are selling Proofpoint stock?

PFPT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Scout Investments Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Emerald Advisers LLC, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust and Coronation Fund Managers Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Proofpoint company stock in the last year include Bhagwat Swaroop, Blake P Salle, Dana L Evan, David Knight, Gary Steele, Michael M Johnson, Paul R Auvil III, Richard Scott Herren and Robert Darren Lee. View Insider Buying and Selling for Proofpoint.

Which major investors are buying Proofpoint stock?

PFPT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Premier Asset Management LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Strs Ohio, Handelsbanken Fonder AB and GW&K Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Proofpoint.

How do I buy shares of Proofpoint?

Shares of PFPT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Proofpoint's stock price today?

One share of PFPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $119.59.

How big of a company is Proofpoint?

Proofpoint has a market capitalization of $6.71 billion and generates $716.99 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-103,750,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.15) on an earnings per share basis. Proofpoint employs 2,613 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Proofpoint.

What is Proofpoint's official website?

The official website for Proofpoint is http://www.proofpoint.com/.

How can I contact Proofpoint?

Proofpoint's mailing address is 892 ROSS DRIVE, SUNNYVALE CA, 94089. The software maker can be reached via phone at 408-517-4710.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Proofpoint (NASDAQ PFPT)

Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  879 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  344 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,223
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Proofpoint and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PFPT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PFPT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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