Avast (AVST)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE 250

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300.60p
   
  • Change Today:
      16.40p
  • 52 Week High: 312.70
  • 52 Week Low: 208.20
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 954.51m
  • Volume: 3,696,472
  • Market Cap: 2,869.26m
  • RiskGrade: 132
  • Beta: 0.01

Avast Overview

Avast is in the it services sector and is currently trading at 300.60p per share. In the last year Avast's share price has ranged from 208.20p to 312.70p and brokers are currently rating this stock as 'strong buy'.

1 Day Chart (18-04-2019)

1 Day Chart

6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.2% 3.3%
Div Cover 3.5 2.5
Op Mrgn 30.7% 40.4%
ROCE 299.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 13.0 13.2
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 4.6 4.4
Pr/Book 4.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 23.8% -37.4%
PBT n/a 12.1%
EPS n/a -0.7%
DPS n/a -17.1%

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¢ 12.3 n/a n/a 8.60¢ 2.3%

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-19 657.65 265.73 22.77p 13.2 n/a -1% 9.26p 3.3%
31-Dec-20 704.69 297.80 25.10p 12.0 1.2 +10% 9.95p 3.5%

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Avast Company Announcements

Q1 Trading Update 18-Apr-2019 07:00 RNS
Notice of AGM 15-Apr-2019 07:00 RNS
Annual Financial Report 10-Apr-2019 07:30 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 300.60p
Change Today 16.40p
% Change 5.77 %
52 Week High 312.70
52 Week Low 208.20
Volume 3,696,472
Shares Issued 954.51m
Market Cap 2,869.26m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 132

Avast Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
21.8% below the market average21.8% below the market average21.8% below the market average21.8% below the market average21.8% below the market average
76.00% above the sector average76.00% above the sector average76.00% above the sector average76.00% above the sector average76.00% above the sector average
Price Trend
34.12% above the market average34.12% above the market average34.12% above the market average34.12% above the market average34.12% above the market average
34.55% above the sector average34.55% above the sector average34.55% above the sector average34.55% above the sector average34.55% above the sector average
Income
8.90% above the market average8.90% above the market average8.90% above the market average8.90% above the market average8.90% above the market average
64.44% above the sector average64.44% above the sector average64.44% above the sector average64.44% above the sector average64.44% above the sector average
Growth
8.51% above the market average8.51% above the market average8.51% above the market average8.51% above the market average8.51% above the market average
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What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 9
Buy 1
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 11
strong_buy
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Avast Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final
Ex-Div 23-May-19
Paid 17-Jun-19
Amount 8.60¢

Trades for 18-Apr-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
17:05 2,132 @ 300.61p
17:05 58 @ 296.42p
16:35 715,872 @ 300.60p
16:29 114 @ 299.00p
16:29 805 @ 299.00p

Avast Key Personnel

Chair John Schwarz
CFO Philip Marshall
CEO Vincent Steckler

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