Avast (AVST)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE 100

463.30p
   
  • Change Today:
      10.90p
  • 52 Week High: 600.00
  • 52 Week Low: 420.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,029.59m
  • Volume: 2,461,227
  • Market Cap: 4,770.07m
  • RiskGrade: 159
  • Beta: 0.01

Avast Overview

Avast generates shareholder value through a combination of consistent growth, high profitability and strong cash flow. Our proven strategy, including our freemium business model and diversified product portfolio with exposure to highly profitable segments, provides multiple avenues for long-term growth.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.5% 2.5%
Div Cover 2.2 2.2
Op Mrgn 37.6% 47.0%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 18.5 17.4
PEG 3.1 3.2
Pr/Revenue 7.5 6.9
Pr/Book 5.6  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 2.5% -45.0%
PBT -24.9% -2.5%
EPS 6.1% 5.4%
DPS 8.8% -46.1%

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¢ 13.2 n/a n/a 8.60¢ 2.2%
31-Dec-19 871.10 314.60 33.00¢ 19.2 1.9 +10% 14.70¢ 2.3%
31-Dec-20 892.90 236.30 35.00¢ 21.5 3.6 +6% 16.00¢ 2.1%

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-21 686.38 322.41 26.69p 17.4 3.2 +5% 12.06p 2.5%
31-Dec-22 731.51 354.66 28.56p 16.2 2.3 +7% 12.75p 2.7%

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Avast Company Announcements

Result of AGM 06-May-2021 15:51 RNS
Total Voting Rights 04-May-2021 17:15 RNS
First Quarter Trading Update 20-Apr-2021 07:00 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 463.30p
Change Today 10.90p
% Change 2.41 %
52 Week High 600.00
52 Week Low 420.00
Volume 2,461,227
Shares Issued 1,029.59m
Market Cap 4,770.07m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 159

Avast Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
78.26% below the market average78.26% below the market average78.26% below the market average78.26% below the market average78.26% below the market average
24.21% above the sector average24.21% above the sector average24.21% above the sector average24.21% above the sector average24.21% above the sector average
Price Trend
40.81% below the market average40.81% below the market average40.81% below the market average40.81% below the market average40.81% below the market average
28.97% below the sector average28.97% below the sector average28.97% below the sector average28.97% below the sector average28.97% below the sector average
Income
44.99% above the market average44.99% above the market average44.99% above the market average44.99% above the market average44.99% above the market average
69.70% above the sector average69.70% above the sector average69.70% above the sector average69.70% above the sector average69.70% above the sector average
Growth
49.84% above the market average49.84% above the market average49.84% above the market average49.84% above the market average49.84% above the market average
22.92% below the sector average22.92% below the sector average22.92% below the sector average22.92% below the sector average22.92% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 14
Buy 1
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 17
strong_buy
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Avast Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 13-May-21 10-Sep-20
Paid 18-Jun-21 16-Oct-20
Amount 11.20¢ 4.80¢

Trades for 07-May-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:39 555 @ 463.30p
16:39 2,419 @ 463.30p
16:39 3,140 @ 463.30p
16:39 2,267 @ 463.30p
16:39 2,267 @ 463.30p

Avast Key Personnel

Chair John Schwarz
CFO Philip Marshall
CEO Ondrej Vlcek

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