Avast (AVST)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE 250

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377.79p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.21p
  • 52 Week High: 379.44
  • 52 Week Low: 237.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 976.10m
  • Volume: 47,042
  • Market Cap: 3,687.61m
  • RiskGrade: 166

Avast Overview

Avast is in the it services sector and is currently trading at 377.79p per share. In the last year Avast's share price has ranged from 237.00p to 379.44p and brokers are currently rating this stock as 'strong buy'.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.9% 2.8%
Div Cover 3.5 2.4
Op Mrgn 30.7% 42.8%
ROCE 299.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 15.3 15.1
PEG n/a 9.1
Pr/Revenue 5.6 5.2
Pr/Book 5.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 23.8% -27.1%
PBT n/a 38.2%
EPS n/a 1.7%
DPS n/a -0.0%

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¢ 11.5 n/a n/a 8.60¢ 2.5%

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-19 715.28 306.27 25.09p 15.1 9.1 +2% 10.44p 2.8%
31-Dec-20 765.51 335.31 27.31p 13.9 1.6 +9% 11.84p 3.2%

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Avast Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding - Replacement 21-Aug-2019 13:50 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 20-Aug-2019 13:57 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 19-Aug-2019 07:00 RNS

Latest Avast Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
16-Aug-19 Sell Warren Finegold 368.98p 388,318 1,432,815.77
16-Aug-19 Exercise of option Warren Finegold 69.00p 388,318 267,939.42
16-Aug-19 Exercise of option Warren Finegold 0.000p 388,318 0.00

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 377.79p
Change Today -1.21p
% Change -0.32 %
52 Week High 379.44
52 Week Low 237.00
Volume 47,042
Shares Issued 976.10m
Market Cap 3,687.61m
RiskGrade 166

Avast Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
77.18% below the market average77.18% below the market average77.18% below the market average77.18% below the market average77.18% below the market average
8.91% above the sector average8.91% above the sector average8.91% above the sector average8.91% above the sector average8.91% above the sector average
Price Trend
79.69% above the market average79.69% above the market average79.69% above the market average79.69% above the market average79.69% above the market average
81.82% above the sector average81.82% above the sector average81.82% above the sector average81.82% above the sector average81.82% above the sector average
Income
11.2% below the market average11.2% below the market average11.2% below the market average11.2% below the market average11.2% below the market average
71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average71.43% above the sector average
Growth
6.26% above the market average6.26% above the market average6.26% above the market average6.26% above the market average6.26% above the market average
6.67% above the sector average6.67% above the sector average6.67% above the sector average6.67% above the sector average6.67% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 8
Buy 1
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 10
strong_buy
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Avast Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 12-Sep-19 23-May-19
Paid 11-Oct-19 17-Jun-19
Amount 4.40¢ 8.60¢

Trades for 22-Aug-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
08:38 500 @ 377.79p
08:36 62 @ 378.20p
08:36 380 @ 378.20p
08:36 6,000 @ 377.60p
08:35 883 @ 377.60p

Avast Key Personnel

Chair John Schwarz
CFO Philip Marshall
CEO Ondrej Vlcek

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