Avast (AVST)

Sector:

IT Services

Index:

FTSE 100

575.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -3.60p
  • 52 Week High: 609.40
  • 52 Week Low: 420.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,034.25m
  • Volume: 13,012,996
  • Market Cap: 5,947m
  • 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 2.0% 1.9%
Div Cover 2.2 2.4
Op Mrgn 37.6% 49.4%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 22.6 21.5
PEG 3.7 3.8
Pr/Revenue 9.2 8.7
Pr/Book 6.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 2.5% -44.5%
PBT -24.9% 3.5%
EPS 6.1% 5.7%
DPS 8.8% -48.3%

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¢ 13.0 n/a n/a 8.60¢ 2.2%
31-Dec-19 871.10 314.60 33.00¢ 18.8 1.9 +10% 14.70¢ 2.4%
31-Dec-20 892.90 236.30 35.00¢ 21.1 3.5 +6% 16.00¢ 2.2%

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-21 680.59 336.02 26.72p 21.5 3.8 +6% 11.36p 1.9%
31-Dec-22 725.45 361.35 28.33p 20.3 3.4 +6% 11.92p 2.0%

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Avast Company Announcements

Form 8.3 - Avast plc 17-Sep-2021 15:20 RNS
Form 8.3 - Avast Plc 17-Sep-2021 15:20 RNS
Form 8.3 - NortonLifeLock Inc. 17-Sep-2021 15:19 RNS

Latest Avast Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
27-Aug-21 Transfer From Philip Marshall 0.000p 624 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 575.00p
Change Today -3.60p
% Change -0.62 %
52 Week High 609.40
52 Week Low 420.00
Volume 13,012,996
Shares Issued 1,034.25m
Market Cap 5,947m
RiskGrade 159

Avast Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
93.58% below the market average93.58% below the market average93.58% below the market average93.58% below the market average93.58% below the market average
5.38% below the sector average5.38% below the sector average5.38% below the sector average5.38% below the sector average5.38% below the sector average
Price Trend
42.09% above the market average42.09% above the market average42.09% above the market average42.09% above the market average42.09% above the market average
24.07% above the sector average24.07% above the sector average24.07% above the sector average24.07% above the sector average24.07% above the sector average
Income
21.06% below the market average21.06% below the market average21.06% below the market average21.06% below the market average21.06% below the market average
68.75% above the sector average68.75% above the sector average68.75% above the sector average68.75% above the sector average68.75% above the sector average
Growth
55.22% above the market average55.22% above the market average55.22% above the market average55.22% above the market average55.22% above the market average
10.42% below the sector average10.42% below the sector average10.42% below the sector average10.42% below the sector average10.42% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 7
Buy 1
Neutral 3
Sell 0
Strong Sell 0
Total 11
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
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 09-Sep-21 13-May-21
Paid 15-Oct-21 18-Jun-21
Amount 4.80¢ 11.20¢

Trades for 17-Sep-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:59 1,881 @ 575.00p
16:49 1,881 @ 575.00p
16:48 250,000 @ 578.61p
16:40 8,765 @ 575.00p
16:40 17,380 @ 575.00p

Avast Key Personnel

Chair John Schwarz
CFO Philip Marshall
CEO Ondrej Vlcek

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