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

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$119.90 -5.08 (-4.06 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$124.98
Today's Range$119.56 - $124.87
52-Week Range$75.92 - $130.27
Volume441,500 shs
Average Volume633,893 shs
Market Capitalization$6.64 billion
P/E Ratio-104.26
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.83
Proofpoint, Inc. operates as a security-as-a-service (SaaS) 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 solutions for email security, such as enterprise protection, email fraud defense, and email continuity offerings; advanced threat products, including solutions to protect organizations across threat vectors, including email, social media, mobile apps, and SaaS applications; a suite of security solutions comprising data loss prevention, encryption, data discover for data at rest, enterprise archive, eDiscovery analytics, and supervision; and digital risk protection suite that enables organizations to look beyond their borders for threats targeting their customers across email phishing, malicious Web domains, fraudulent mobile apps, and fraudulent social media accounts. 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. 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$1.0450 per share
Book Value$9.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-103,750,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,613
Market Cap$6.64 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 31st. The software maker reported ($0.20) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.35) by $0.15. The software maker earned $198.48 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $192.92 million. Proofpoint had a negative net margin of 14.47% and a negative return on equity of 12.20%. View Proofpoint's Earnings History.

When is Proofpoint's next earnings date?

Proofpoint is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 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, January, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.60-1.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.64. The company issued revenue guidance of $870-874 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $876.51 million.Proofpoint also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.31-0.35 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PFPT?

19 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Proofpoint's stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect Proofpoint's share price to reach $123.7222 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Proofpoint.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Proofpoint?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Proofpoint in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating 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?

News articles about PFPT stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Proofpoint earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company'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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM), Netflix (NFLX), Micron Technology (MU), Visa (V), Twitter (TWTR), Intel (INTC) and Adobe (ADBE).

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. David Knight, Exec. VP & Gen. Mang. of Threat Systems Products (Age 53)
  • Mr. Robert Darren Lee, Sr. VP & GM of Info. Archiving and Governance Products (Age 53)
  • Mr. Jason Starr, VP of Investor Relations

Who are Proofpoint's major shareholders?

Proofpoint's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.37%), FMR LLC (3.04%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.69%), Jennison Associates LLC (1.24%), Millennium Management LLC (1.11%) and Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.09%). 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 Macquarie Group Ltd., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Falcon Point Capital LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and ETF Managers Group LLC. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, FMR LLC, Polar Capital LLP, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Eaton Vance Management. 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 $119.90.

How big of a company is Proofpoint?

Proofpoint has a market capitalization of $6.64 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:  799 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  296 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,095
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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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