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Proofpoint Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.19 (-0.14 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $138.06
50-Day Range
MA: $129.01
52-Week Range
Now: $138.06
Volume342,484 shs
Average Volume469,352 shs
Market Capitalization$7.97 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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Overall MarketRank

1.64 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

210th out of 1,517 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

15th out of 100 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$888.19 million
Cash Flow$2.43 per share
Book Value$10.57 per share


Net Income$-130,260,000.00


Market Cap$7.97 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.19 (-0.14 %)
(As of 01/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Proofpoint's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Proofpoint's stock was trading at $103.29 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PFPT stock has increased by 33.7% and is now trading at $138.06.
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Is Proofpoint a buy right now?

18 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Proofpoint in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 13 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Proofpoint stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Proofpoint?

Wall Street analysts have given Proofpoint a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Proofpoint wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Doug Parker's approval rating as Proofpoint's CEO?

1,448 employees have rated Proofpoint CEO Doug Parker on Glassdoor.com. Doug Parker has an approval rating of 60% among Proofpoint's employees. This puts Doug Parker in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 can I listen to Proofpoint's earnings call?

Proofpoint will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 4th 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The software maker reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.20. The software maker had revenue of $266.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $261.41 million. Proofpoint had a negative return on equity of 6.63% and a negative net margin of 15.46%. 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 firm posted $0.49 EPS.
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What guidance has Proofpoint issued on next quarter's earnings?

Proofpoint updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.41-0.44 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Proofpoint's stock. Their forecasts range from $100.00 to $166.00. On average, they expect Proofpoint's stock price to reach $136.06 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.4%.
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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 Scout Investments Inc. (0.20%), Mirador Capital Partners LP (0.06%), Highland Capital Management LLC (0.02%), Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (0.00%) and Altfest L J & Co. Inc. (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 Scout Investments Inc., Highland Capital Management LLC, and Grandview Asset Management LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mirador Capital Partners LP, Altfest L J & Co. Inc., Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC, Global Retirement Partners LLC, and Sowell Financial Services 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.

What is Proofpoint's stock price today?

One share of PFPT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $138.06.

How big of a company is Proofpoint?

Proofpoint has a market capitalization of $7.97 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 1/22/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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