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Avast PLC

AVST.L

Latest Trade

427.60GBp

Change

-2.60(-0.60%)

Volume

834,877

Today's Range

423.00

 - 

433.00

52 Week Range

247.60

 - 

454.60

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
430.20
Open
429.00
Volume
834,877
3M AVG Volume
60.37
Today's High
433.00
Today's Low
423.00
52 Week High
454.60
52 Week Low
247.60
Shares Out (MIL)
1,006.91
Market Cap (MIL)
4,462.63
Forward P/E
19.02
Dividend (Yield %)
--

Next Event

Full Year 2019 Avast PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments

More

Avast Says Q3 Adjusted EBITDA Up 8.7% To $121.9m

Avast Announces Distribution Partnership With EET Group In Nordic Market

Jefferies International Says Sybil Holdings Sold 120.9 Mln Shares Of Avast

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About Avast PLC

Avast plc is a United Kingdom-based company that provides security software. The Company offers products in two segments: consumer products and products for the small and medium business (SMB). It offers consumer personal computer antivirus security software under the Avast and AVG brands. Its consumer products include offerings for desktop security and mobile device protection. Its consumer offerings include Avast Free Antivirus, Avast Security for Mac, AVG Antivirus FREE and AVG Antivirus for Mac, Avast Pro Antivirus, Avast Internet Security and AVG Internet Security, Avast Premier, Avast Ultimate and AVG Ultimate and AVG Driver Updater. Its SMB offerings include Avast Business Antivirus, Avast Business Antivirus Pro, Avast Business Antivirus Pro Plus, Avast Managed Workplace, Avast Business CloudCare, AVG File Server Edition, AVG Antivirus Business Edition, AVG Internet Security Business Edition, and Avast Cloud Secured Web Gateway and Unified Threat Management.

Industry

Software & Programming

Contact Info

110 High Holborn

Executive Leadership

John George Schwarz

Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ondrej Vlcek

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Philip Antony Marshall

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Steven Scheers

Chief Human Resource Officer

Kevin Chapman

Senior Vice President, General Manager, Avast Business

Key Stats

1.83 mean rating - 12 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, USD)

2017

0.7K

2018

0.8K

2019(E)

0.9K
EPS (USD)

2018

0.280

2019(E)

0.307
Price To Earnings (TTM)
30.32
Price To Sales (TTM)
6.95
Price To Book (MRQ)
5.89
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
18.11
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
127.79
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
120.71
Return on Investment (TTM)
8.58
Return on Equity (TTM)
6.86

Latest News

Latest News

Avast target of cyber-security attack, company and Czech counterintelligence say

Czech-based Avast and Czech counterintelligence service BIS said on Monday they had detected a network attack on the cyber-security company which the BIS suspected of originating in China.

UPDATE 2-FTSE feels IHG's pain amid caution ahead of Brexit vote

* Elegant Hotels hits 3-yr high on Marriott bid (Adds analyst comments, updates to closing prices)

UPDATE 2-UK stocks recoil as Brexit optimism fades; buyout spurs Sophos

* Royal Mail drops as threat of Christmas strike looms (Adds details, quotes, graphic, updates to closing prices)

Buyout firm Thoma Bravo adds Sophos to its cybersecurity chest with $3.8 billion deal

U.S. private equity firm Thoma Bravo is adding Sophos Group <SOPH.L> to its cybersecurity stable, announcing on Monday a buyout deal that values the British maker of antivirus and encryption products at about $3.8 billion.

Ex-divs to take 0.3 points off FTSE 100 on Sept 12

The following FTSE 100 company will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would...

UPDATE 2-UK-focussed stocks catch Brexit breather; Hong Kong hopes boost FTSE

* Homebuilder Barratt falls after results (Adds news items, analyst comments, updates to closing prices)

FTSE jumps on hopes Hong Kong unrest could end

London's main index recovered on Wednesday, as a report indicating possible resolution to the Hong Kong protests lifted Asia-exposed stocks, while traders pondered a Brexit delay vote after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost majority in parliament.

UPDATE 3-FTSE 100 sinks to two month low on recession fears

* Balfour Beatty enjoyed best day in 10-1/2 yrs (Adds company news item, updates shares to closing prices)

CEE MARKETS-Zloty hits 13-month low as CEE growth slows

* Poland, Hungary, Romania grow strongly in Q2 despite slowing * Czech Republic, Slovakia slowing faster as trade bites * Currencies stuck on weak footing, stocks down By Jason Hovet PRAGUE, Aug 14 (Reuters) - The Polish zloty fell to a 13-month low on Wednesday, drifting...

Avast upgrades forecast as users protect online privacy

Cybersecurity company Avast said demand for products that protected users' privacy, such as VPN and AntiTrack, would drive revenue growth for the year to the upper end of its high, single-digit percentage range after a 9% rise in the first half.

Tariff pause by Washington buoys FTSE 100, insurer Admiral jumps

UK shares gained for a second straight session on Wednesday over hopes of an improvement in global trade relations after Washington delayed imposing tariffs on some Chinese goods, while insurer Admiral rose after reporting a market-beating profit.

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 14

Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 21 points higher at 7,272 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.2% ahead of the cash market open.

Avast sees strong year after beating first-half forecast

Cybersecurity company Avast said revenue growth for the year would be at the upper end of its high, single digit percentage range after a strong first half, driven by demand for products like VPN and AntiTrack that help secure users' privacy.

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 14

Britain's FTSE 100 index is expected to open 21 points higher at 7,272 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * GLENCORE: Global commodity miner and trader Glencore on Wednesday lost its case to stop Australian tax authorities using business information that was...

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 hits 10-month high as weak pound spurs rate cut bets

* Telford Homes gains after buyout offer (Adds news items, analyst comments, updates share prices)

Avast top boss to receive annual salary of $1

Cyber security company Avast Plc said on Tuesday its new Chief Executive Officer Ondrej Vlcek will indefinitely waive his annual salary and bonus, and instead receive a $1 for his yearly pay.

Avast top boss to waive annual salary, bonus

Cyber security company Avast Plc said Chief Executive Officer Ondrej Vlcek intends to indefinitely waive his annual salary and bonus, and instead receive a nominal annual salary of $1.

Ex-divs to take 3 points off FTSE 100 on May 23

The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would...

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 dips on sluggish euro zone PMI, Unilever sparkles

* Ex-dividend trading drags several stocks lower (There will be no UK stock market report on Friday and Monday on account of Easter holiday. Reuters will resume coverage on Tuesday, April 23)

UPDATE 2-FTSE 100 ends on a flat note, lawmakers' votes on Brexit process eyed

* Midcap Avast drops after discounted stake sale (Adds company news items, changes quote, updates to closing prices throughout)

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