Avast (AVST)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE 250

402.60p
   
  • Change Today:
      35.00p
  • 52 Week High: 551.00
  • 52 Week Low: 270.60
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,019.38m
  • Volume: 2,515,510
  • Market Cap: 4,104.04m
  • RiskGrade: 409

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Avast Overview

Avast is in the it services sector and is currently trading at 402.60p per share. In the last year Avast's share price has ranged from 270.60p to 551.00p and brokers are currently rating this stock as 'buy'.

1 Day Chart (08-04-2020)

1 Day Chart

6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.9% 3.0%
Div Cover 2.2 2.3
Op Mrgn 39.6% 41.3%
ROCE 535.7%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 15.1 14.4
PEG 1.5 14.3
Pr/Revenue 5.8 5.5
Pr/Book 4.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 7.8% -32.6%
PBT 72.4% -22.9%
EPS 10.0% 0.9%
DPS 70.9% -36.1%

Avast Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue ($m) Pre-tax ($m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-17 652.90 (28.90) 30.00¢ n/a n/a n/a n/a 0.0%
31-Dec-18 808.30 182.50 30.00¢ 11.7 n/a n/a 8.60¢ 2.4%
31-Dec-19 871.10 314.60 33.00¢ 17.0 1.7 +10% 14.70¢ 2.6%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Avast Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-20 727.87 300.84 27.20p 14.8 15.9 +1% 11.64p 3.0%
31-Dec-21 764.34 349.13 28.21p 14.3 3.9 +4% 12.62p 3.3%

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Avast Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 08-Apr-2020 09:10 RNS
Block Listing Six Monthly Return 02-Apr-2020 15:15 RNS
Total Voting Rights 01-Apr-2020 12:05 RNS

Latest Avast Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Avast Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 402.60p
Change Today 35.00p
% Change 9.52 %
52 Week High 551.00
52 Week Low 270.60
Volume 2,515,510
Shares Issued 1,019.38m
Market Cap 4,104.04m
RiskGrade 409

Avast Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
92.38% below the market average92.38% below the market average92.38% below the market average92.38% below the market average92.38% below the market average
33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average
Price Trend
83.37% above the market average83.37% above the market average83.37% above the market average83.37% above the market average83.37% above the market average
63.46% above the sector average63.46% above the sector average63.46% above the sector average63.46% above the sector average63.46% above the sector average
Income
48.89% below the market average48.89% below the market average48.89% below the market average48.89% below the market average48.89% below the market average
66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average
Growth
43.31% above the market average43.31% above the market average43.31% above the market average43.31% above the market average43.31% above the market average
30.53% above the sector average30.53% above the sector average30.53% above the sector average30.53% above the sector average30.53% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 11
Buy 0
Neutral 0
Sell 1
Strong Sell 1
Total 13
buy
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Avast Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 21-May-20 12-Sep-19
Paid 24-Jun-20 11-Oct-19
Amount 10.30¢ 4.40¢

Trades for 08-Apr-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 841,076 @ 402.60p
16:29 161 @ 401.20p
16:29 112 @ 401.20p
16:29 644 @ 401.20p
16:29 514 @ 401.80p

Avast Key Personnel

Chair John Schwarz
CFO Philip Marshall
CEO Ondrej Vlcek

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