Proofpoint Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.70 (-0.51 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 03:59 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $135.76
50-Day Range
MA: $126.94
52-Week Range
Now: $135.76
Volume7,769 shs
Average Volume524,389 shs
Market Capitalization$7.79 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 drive-by downloads, malicious web links, hybrid threats, malware free attacks, and other penetration tactics. The company also provides integrated email security, cloud security, threat protection products, 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 security-as-a-service platform consisting of solutions, platform technologies, and infrastructures. The company serves governments, education, financial services, and healthcare sectors; small and medium businesses; and mobile operators and Internet service providers. Proofpoint, Inc. was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Data processing & preparation
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PFPT
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$888.19 million
Cash Flow$2.39 per share
Book Value$10.57 per share


Net Income$-130,260,000.00


Market Cap$7.79 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

1.44 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

391st out of 1,550 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

30th out of 100 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.70 (-0.51 %)
(As of 04/19/2021 03:59 PM ET)
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Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Proofpoint a buy right now?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Proofpoint in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Proofpoint stock.
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When is Proofpoint's next earnings date?

Proofpoint is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to Proofpoint's earnings call?

Proofpoint will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Proofpoint's earnings last quarter?

Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 4th. The software maker reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.25) by $0.76. The software maker earned $275.13 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $269.06 million. Proofpoint had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.63% and a negative net margin of 15.46%.
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How has Proofpoint's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Proofpoint's stock was trading at $103.29 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PFPT stock has increased by 31.7% and is now trading at $136.03.
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What guidance has Proofpoint issued on next quarter's earnings?

Proofpoint updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.91-1.99 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.05. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.19-1.20 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.19 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PFPT?

18 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Proofpoint's shares. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $166.00. On average, they expect Proofpoint's stock price to reach $142.35 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Proofpoint's key executives?

Proofpoint's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gary L. Steele, Chairman of Board & CEO (Age 59, Pay $1.15M)
  • Mr. Paul R. Auvil III, Chief Financial Officer (Age 57, Pay $834.19k)
  • Mr. David Knight, Exec. VP and GM of Information & Cloud Security Products Group (Age 55, 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, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Robert Darren Lee, Exec. VP and GM of Compliance & Digital Risk Bus. Unit (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jason Hurst, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Sharyl Givens, Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Marcel DePaolis, Chief Technical Officer

What is Gary L. Steele's approval rating as Proofpoint's CEO?

295 employees have rated Proofpoint CEO Gary L. Steele on Gary L. Steele has an approval rating of 93% among Proofpoint's employees. This puts Gary L. Steele in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), (CRM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Netflix (NFLX), PayPal (PYPL), The Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU) and Square (SQ).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC (0.04%), Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%), TrimTabs Asset Management LLC (0.01%), HighPoint Advisor Group LLC (0.00%) and Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.00%). 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 Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management. 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 Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC, and HighPoint Advisor Group LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Proofpoint's stock price today?

One share of PFPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $136.03.

How much money does Proofpoint make?

Proofpoint has a market capitalization of $7.81 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.

How many employees does Proofpoint have?

Proofpoint employs 3,658 workers across the globe.

What is Proofpoint's official website?

The official website for Proofpoint is

Where are Proofpoint's headquarters?

Proofpoint is headquartered at 892 ROSS DRIVE, SUNNYVALE CA, 94089.

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 4/19/2021 by Staff
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