NASDAQ:PFPT - Proofpoint Stock Price, Price Target & More

Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist.
$122.73 -1.98 (-1.59 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$124.71
Today's Range$121.96 - $125.74
52-Week Range$82.61 - $130.27
Volume609,619 shs
Average Volume593,644 shs
Market Capitalization$6.29 billion
P/E Ratio-93.26
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.15
Proofpoint logoProofpoint, 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.

Receive PFPT News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for PFPT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66
Current Ratio0.60
Quick Ratio0.60

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-93.26
Forward P/E Ratio-109.58
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$515.29 million
Price / Sales12.11
Cash Flow$1.0027 per share
Price / Cash122.40
Book Value$5.20 per share
Price / Book23.60

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($1.31)
Net Income$-84,330,000.00
Net Margins-12.58%
Return on Equity-21.55%
Return on Assets-3.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,047
Outstanding Shares50,850,000

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) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The software maker reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.15. The software maker had revenue of $162.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $151.86 million. Proofpoint had a negative return on equity of 21.55% and a negative net margin of 12.58%. Proofpoint's revenue was up 40.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.12 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 Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Proofpoint.

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

Proofpoint issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.00-1.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.89. The company issued revenue guidance of $702-706 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $687.37 million.Proofpoint also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.15-0.17 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PFPT?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Proofpoint's stock. Their predictions range from $100.00 to $145.00. On average, they anticipate Proofpoint's stock price to reach $126.1429 in the next year. 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. Evercore ISI analysts commented, "We view Ms. Newell’s sales leadership at Proofpoint as highly effective and believe that she is taking on a role with more responsibility at another software company which does not compete with Proofpoint. It is possible that she could be taking on a C-level position which would be an understandable career progression." (5/30/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Proofpoint recently reported solid results for first-quarter 2018 wherein its top and bottom lines not only came ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate but also marked robust year-over-year growth. The company’s sustained focus on launching new products like Domain Discover and acquisitions with the likes of Cloudmark and Weblife.io have helped it to register approximately 35% revenue growth continuously for the last few quarters. The company also maintains a high renewal rate of more than 90% which signifies that it has a better product portfolio and stickier customers. A high renewal rate indicates more predictable revenues and a lesser selling cost. Nonetheless, since it continues to invest in sales and marketing, we anticipate this to remain a drag on the company’s bottom line in the near term. Intensifying competition and an uncertain macroeconomic environment add to its woes." (5/8/2018)
  • 3. BTIG Research analysts commented, "Proofpoint unsurprisingly continued its string of beats-and-raises, highlighted by subscription revenues of $158.8M (vs. $148.8M cons.) and EPS of $0.30 (vs. $0.15 cons.). The FY guidance uptick is substantial compared to guidance provided last quarter but marginal compared to updated guidance from the company in March (post-Wombat acquisition close). Billings experienced record low contract duration in the quarter (near the low end of its 14-20 month historical range), evidentiary of the company’s position of strength in the marketplace from a customer retention and pricing competitiveness standpoint. With Proofpoint’s growing portfolio of people-centric products, the company continues to meaningfully expand its TAM while aptly identifying the human element in security as a primary, high-risk attack surface. Plainly, we remain bullish on Proofpoint’s ability to win and retain customers through its leadership in cybersecurity efficacy and insistence on understanding the customer. We are raising our estimates and increasing our PT to $138 from $125. Reiterate Buy." (4/29/2018)
  • 4. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We see gross margin upside in the 2H with the completion of a next-gen cloud platform rollout. We believe Proofpoint’s steady execution remains impressive but see valuation as full at current levels." (2/7/2018)

Who are some of Proofpoint's key competitors?

Who are Proofpoint's key executives?

Proofpoint's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Eric A. Hahn Ph.D., Founder and Chairman (Age 59)
  • Mr. Gary L. Steele, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Paul R. Auvil III, CFO & Principal Accounting officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Tracey E. Newell, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales and Customer Success (Age 52)
  • Mr. David Knight, Exec. VP and Gen. Mang. of Threat Systems Products (Age 52)

Has Proofpoint been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about PFPT stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Proofpoint earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the software maker an impact score of 47.95 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Proofpoint's major shareholders?

Proofpoint's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.27%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (5.71%), Whale Rock Capital Management LLC (2.13%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (1.43%), Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (1.33%) and Zevenbergen Capital Investments LLC (1.14%). Company insiders that own Proofpoint stock include Bhagwat Swaroop, Dana L Evan, David Knight, Eric Hahn, Gary Steele, Paul R Auvil III, 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 Millennium Management LLC, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Victory Capital Management Inc., ETF Managers Group LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, BlackRock Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Company insiders that have sold Proofpoint company stock in the last year include Bhagwat Swaroop, David Knight, Eric Hahn, Gary Steele, Robert Darren Lee and Tracey Newell. 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 Whale Rock Capital Management LLC, Atlantic Trust Group LLC, Legal & General Group Plc, Columbus Circle Investors, TCW Group Inc., Granite Investment Partners LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. and Segall Bryant & Hamill 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Proofpoint's stock price today?

One share of PFPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $122.73.

How big of a company is Proofpoint?

Proofpoint has a market capitalization of $6.29 billion and generates $515.29 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-84,330,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.31) on an earnings per share basis. Proofpoint employs 2,047 workers across the globe.

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 (PFPT)

Community Ranking:  3.8 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  696 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  910
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 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.