Avast (AVST)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE 100

493.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      7.80p
  • 52 Week High: 600.00
  • 52 Week Low: 420.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,030.01m
  • Volume: 2,734,520
  • Market Cap: 5,083m
  • RiskGrade: 159

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 2.3% 2.3%
Div Cover 2.2 2.3
Op Mrgn 37.6% 47.3%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 19.6 19.1
PEG 3.2 5.5
Pr/Revenue 7.9 7.5
Pr/Book 5.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 2.5% -46.4%
PBT -24.9% -4.1%
EPS 6.1% 3.5%
DPS 8.8% -49.0%

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¢ 13.2 n/a n/a 8.60¢ 2.2%
31-Dec-19 871.10 314.60 33.00¢ 19.1 1.9 +10% 14.70¢ 2.3%
31-Dec-20 892.90 236.30 35.00¢ 21.4 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-21 666.22 315.40 25.65p 19.2 5.5 +4% 11.36p 2.3%
31-Dec-22 711.12 347.92 27.42p 18.0 2.6 +7% 12.00p 2.5%

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Avast Company Announcements

Dividend Declaration 07-Jun-2021 17:01 RNS
Total Voting Rights 01-Jun-2021 15:30 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 24-May-2021 15:14 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 493.50p
Change Today 7.80p
% Change 1.61 %
52 Week High 600.00
52 Week Low 420.00
Volume 2,734,520
Shares Issued 1,030.01m
Market Cap 5,083m
RiskGrade 159

Avast Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
90.22% below the market average90.22% below the market average90.22% below the market average90.22% below the market average90.22% below the market average
25.00% above the sector average25.00% above the sector average25.00% above the sector average25.00% above the sector average25.00% above the sector average
Price Trend
34.18% below the market average34.18% below the market average34.18% below the market average34.18% below the market average34.18% below the market average
42.06% below the sector average42.06% below the sector average42.06% below the sector average42.06% below the sector average42.06% below the sector average
Income
18.20% above the market average18.20% above the market average18.20% above the market average18.20% above the market average18.20% 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
Growth
54.80% above the market average54.80% above the market average54.80% above the market average54.80% above the market average54.80% above the market average
12.5% below the sector average12.5% below the sector average12.5% below the sector average12.5% below the sector average12.5% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 12
Buy 0
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 14
strong_buy
Broker recommendations should not be taken as investment advice, and are provided by the authorised brokers listed on this page.

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 17-Jun-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 1,254,193 @ 493.50p
16:29 24 @ 491.10p
16:29 204 @ 491.10p
16:29 2 @ 491.30p
16:29 213 @ 491.30p

Avast Key Personnel

Chair John Schwarz
CFO Philip Marshall
CEO Ondrej Vlcek

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