NASDAQ:PFPT - Proofpoint Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$115.87 +1.75 (+1.53 %)
(As of 05/27/2019 09:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$114.12
Today's Range$113.74 - $116.49
52-Week Range$75.92 - $131.43
Volume555,033 shs
Average Volume402,451 shs
Market Capitalization$6.45 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.79
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. The company also provides integrated email security, advanced threat, information protection and archiving, and digital risk protection product services. In addition, it offers solutions that enable secure business-to-business and business-to-consumer communications; email encryption services that encrypt sensitive emails and deliver them to PC or mobile device; file-transfer solutions for end-users to share various forms of documents and other content; security optimized cloud architecture solutions; and extensible security-as-a-service platform. The company serves aerospace and defense, education, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail sectors. Proofpoint, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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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$1.0760 per share
Book Value$9.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-103,750,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,613
Market Cap$6.45 billion
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The software maker reported ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.33). The software maker earned $202.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $199.32 million. Proofpoint had a negative return on equity of 13.93% and a negative net margin of 15.82%. The company's revenue was up 24.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.30 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, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Proofpoint.

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

Proofpoint updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.43-1.49 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.66. The company issued revenue guidance of $874-878 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $873.33 million.Proofpoint also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.43-1.49 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PFPT?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Proofpoint's shares. Their forecasts range from $110.00 to $155.00. On average, they expect Proofpoint's share price to reach $132.35 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Proofpoint.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Proofpoint?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Proofpoint in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Proofpoint.

Has Proofpoint been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PFPT stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Proofpoint earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the software maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Netflix (NFLX), salesforce.com (CRM), Intel (INTC), Adobe (ADBE), Twilio (TWLO), Micron Technology (MU) and Visa (V).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.39%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.81%), FMR LLC (2.77%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.57%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (2.20%) and Voya Investment Management LLC (1.90%). Company insiders that own Proofpoint stock include Bhagwat Swaroop, 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 institutional investors are selling Proofpoint stock?

PFPT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tremblant Capital Group, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Eagle Asset Management Inc., ETF Managers Group LLC, FMR LLC, Emerald Advisers LLC, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc. and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. Company insiders that have sold Proofpoint company stock in the last year include Bhagwat Swaroop, Dana L Evan, David Knight, Eric Hahn, Gary Steele, Michael M Johnson, Paul R Auvil III, Richard Scott Herren and Robert Darren Lee. View Insider Buying and Selling for Proofpoint.

Which institutional investors are buying Proofpoint stock?

PFPT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Scout Investments Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, SQN Investors LP, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Macquarie Group Ltd.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Proofpoint's stock price today?

One share of PFPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $115.87.

How big of a company is Proofpoint?

Proofpoint has a market capitalization of $6.45 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.

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:  819 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,127
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 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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