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AVST - Avast Share Price

467p -4.8  -1.0%

Last Trade - 16/04/21

Large Cap
Market Cap £4.81bn
Enterprise Value £5.33bn
Revenue £645.6m
Position in Universe 190th / 1819
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1m -3.34%
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52w High -22.7%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
251 340.7 652.9 808.3 871.1 892.9 952.5 1,016 +28.9%
-3.2 -16.5 -2.9 +66.1 +7.03
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020, AvastPLC revenues increased 3% to $892.9M. Net income decreased32% to $169.6M. Revenues reflect Consumer segment increaseof 3% to $844.8M, Other countries segment increase of 6% to$332.9M, United Kingdom segment increase of 8% to $81.6M,Page Views (User Traffic) - Number - Tot increase of 8% to13.6M. Net income was offset by Corporate overhead segmentloss increase of 14% to $315.1M.
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Profile Summary

Avast plc is a United Kingdom-based company that provides security software. The Company offers products in two segments: consumer products and products for the small and medium business (SMB). It offers consumer personal computer antivirus security software under the Avast and AVG brands. Its consumer products include offerings for desktop security and mobile device protection. Its consumer offerings include Avast Free Antivirus, Avast Security for Mac, AVG Antivirus FREE and AVG Antivirus for Mac, Avast Pro Antivirus, Avast Internet Security and AVG Internet Security, Avast Premier, Avast Ultimate and AVG Ultimate and AVG Driver Updater. Its SMB offerings include Avast Business Antivirus, Avast Business Antivirus Pro, Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus, Avast Managed Workplace, Avast Business CloudCare, AVG File Server Edition, AVG Antivirus Business Edition, AVG Internet Security Business Edition, and Avast Cloud Secured Web Gateway and Unified Threat Management.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated January 7, 2010
Public Since May 10, 2018
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 1,803
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Upcoming Events for AVST
Thursday 6th May, 2021
Avast PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 13th May, 2021
Dividend For AVST.L - 11.2000 USX
Friday 21st May, 2021 Estimate
Avast PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for Avast
What is the Avast share price?

As of 16/04/21, shares in Avast are trading at 467p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £4.81bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Avast share price performed this year?

Shares in Avast are currently trading at 467p and the price has moved by 5.56% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Avast price has moved by -15.57% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Avast?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Avast, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 1 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Avast is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Avast next release its financial results?

Avast is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Avast dividend yield?

The Avast dividend yield is 1.73% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Avast pay a dividend?

Last year, Avast paid a total dividend of 0.11, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.73%. Looking ahead, shares in Avast are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-05-13 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-18.

When does Avast next pay dividends?

Avast are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-05-13 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-18. The historic dividend yield on Avast shares is currently 1.73%.

How do I buy Avast shares?

To buy shares in Avast you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Avast?

Shares in Avast are currently trading at 467p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £4.81bn.

Where are Avast shares listed? Where are Avast shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Avast:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: AVST
What kind of share is Avast?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Avast is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Avast share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Avast are currently priced at 467p. At that level they are trading at 21.85% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 597.57.

Analysts covering Avast currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.37 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Avast share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Avast. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -26.07%. At the current price of 467p, shares in Avast are trading at -8.68% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Avast PE Ratio?

The Avast PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 29. The shares are currently trading at 467p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Avast?

Avast's management team is headed by:

John Schwarz - NEC
Ondrej Vlcek - CEO
Philip Marshall - CFO
Pavel Baudis - NED
Eduard Kucera - NED
Ulf Claesson - NID
Maggie Chan Jones - NID
Jaya Baloo - OTH
Michal Pechoucek - CTO
Julio Bezerra - OTH
Rebecca Grattan - CHO
Nick Viney - SVP
Lisa Carey - CMO
Dita Formankova - OTH
Trudy Cooke - GCN
Who are the major shareholders of Avast?

Here are the top five shareholders of Avast based on the size of their shareholding:

Baudis (Pavel) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 24.99% (257.2m shares)
Kucera (Eduard) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 9.7% (99.8m shares)
Capital Research Global Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 3.69% (38.0m shares)
AllianceBernstein L.P. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 2.68% (27.6m shares)
Vlcek (Ondrej) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 2.3% (23.7m shares)
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