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Proofpoint Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.10 (+1.01 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $109.88
50-Day Range
MA: $101.92
52-Week Range
Now: $109.88
Volume563,682 shs
Average Volume674,742 shs
Market Capitalization$6.34 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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 Â'drive-by' downloads, malicious web links, hybrid threats, malware free attacks, and other penetration tactics. The company also provides integrated email security, cloud 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.84 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PFPT



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$888.19 million
Cash Flow$2.40 per share
Book Value$10.57 per share


Net Income$-130,260,000.00


Market Cap$6.34 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Proofpoint's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Proofpoint's stock was trading at $103.29 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PFPT stock has increased by 6.4% and is now trading at $109.88.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Proofpoint?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Proofpoint in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 13 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Proofpoint?

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When is Proofpoint's next earnings date?

Proofpoint is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Proofpoint's earnings last quarter?

Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The software maker reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.20. The software maker had revenue of $266.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $261.41 million. Proofpoint had a negative net margin of 17.35% and a negative return on equity of 7.11%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 17.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.49 EPS.
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What guidance has Proofpoint issued on next quarter's earnings?

Proofpoint issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.41-0.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.40. The company issued revenue guidance of $268-270 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $267.15 million.

What price target have analysts set for PFPT?

18 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Proofpoint's stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $166.00. On average, they anticipate Proofpoint's stock price to reach $135.29 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.1% from the stock's current price.
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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), salesforce.com (CRM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), The Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU) and Square (SQ).

Who are Proofpoint's key executives?

Proofpoint's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gary L. Steele, Chairman of Board & CEO (Age 58, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. Paul R. Auvil III, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56, Pay $834.19k)
  • Mr. David Knight, Exec. VP & GM of Security Products (Age 54, Pay $690.48k)
  • Mr. Blake P. Salle, Chief Revenue Officer (Age 47, Pay $825.18k)
  • Mr. Jason Starr, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Michael Yang, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Robert Darren Lee, Exec. VP and GM of Compliance & Digital Risk Bus. Unit (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jason Hurst, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Sharyl Givens, Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. Marcel DePaolis, Chief Technical Officer

What is Proofpoint's stock symbol?

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

Who are Proofpoint's major shareholders?

Proofpoint's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wasatch Advisors Inc. (3.22%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.82%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.64%), BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A. (1.55%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.13%) and ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (1.10%). Company insiders that own Proofpoint stock include Ashan Willy, 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.
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Which major investors are selling Proofpoint stock?

PFPT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Company insiders that have sold Proofpoint company stock in the last year include Ashan Willy, Bhagwat Swaroop, Dana L Evan, David Knight, Gary Steele, Paul R Auvil III, and Robert Darren Lee.
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Which major investors are buying Proofpoint stock?

PFPT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A., Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Scout Investments Inc., and Ashford Capital Management Inc..
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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 $109.88.

How big of a company is Proofpoint?

Proofpoint has a market capitalization of $6.34 billion and generates $888.19 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-130,260,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.72) on an earnings per share basis. Proofpoint employs 3,368 workers across the globe.

What is Proofpoint's official website?

The official website for Proofpoint is 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.

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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