Proofpoint Stock Forecast, Price & News

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(As of 08/31/2021)
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Volume102 shs
Average Volume1.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.16 billion
P/E RatioN/A
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About Proofpoint

Proofpoint, Inc. engages in provision of security-as-a-service that enables large and mid-sized organizations worldwide to defend, protect, archive and govern their most sensitive data. The firm's security and compliance platform comprises of an integrated suite of threat protection, information protection, and brand protection solutions. Its solutions also includes email protection, advanced threat protection, email authentication, data loss prevention, SaaS application protection, response orchestration and automation, digital risk, web browser isolation, email encryption, archiving, eDiscovery, supervision, secure communication, phishing simulation and security awareness computer-based training. The company was founded by Eric Hahn in May 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.


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Overall MarketRank

1.68 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

583rd out of 858 stocks

Data Processing & Preparation Industry

54th out of 93 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Proofpoint a buy right now?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Proofpoint in the last twelve months. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Proofpoint stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PFPT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Proofpoint?

Wall Street analysts have given Proofpoint a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Proofpoint wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Proofpoint's next earnings date?

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

Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 29th. The software maker reported $0.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.37) by $1.00. The software maker had revenue of $308.65 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $295.53 million. Proofpoint had a negative net margin of 14.51% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.43%.
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How has Proofpoint's stock 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. Since then, PFPT stock has increased by 70.3% and is now trading at $175.90.
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What price target have analysts set for PFPT?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Proofpoint's stock. Their forecasts range from $122.00 to $190.00. On average, they expect Proofpoint's stock price to reach $163.67 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.0%.
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Who are Proofpoint's key executives?

Proofpoint's management team includes the following people:
  • Gary Leigh Steele, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Lyn Campbell, SVP-Global Operations & Information Technology
  • Paul R. Auvil, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer
  • Marcel DePaolis, Chief Technical Officer
  • Robert Darren Lee, EVP, GM-Compliance & Digital Risk Business Unit

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.

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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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.19%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (1.92%), Balyasny Asset Management LLC (1.71%), Natixis (1.55%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.44%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.44%). Company insiders that own Proofpoint stock include Ashan Willy, Bhagwat Swaroop, Blake P Salle, Dana L Evan, David Knight, Gary Steele, Paul R Auvil III 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 Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Gabelli Funds LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of America Corp DE, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Proofpoint company stock in the last year include Ashan Willy, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Natixis, Westchester Capital Management LLC, Glazer Capital LLC, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, and P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP.
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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 $175.90.

How much money does Proofpoint make?

Proofpoint has a market capitalization of $10.16 billion and generates $1.05 billion in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-163,810,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.85) 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 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/20/2021 by Staff
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