Avast plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

3.800 (0.782%)
52 week
461.5 - 648.6

Last traded: Yesterday at 3:45 PM

Avast Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides cybersecurity services under the Avast brand name the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Consumer; and Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB). It offers desktop security and mobile device protection products; value-added solutions for performance, privacy, and other tools; and web browsing, third-party software distribution, e-commerce tool, mobile advertising, and other IT managed solutions, as well as security and protection solutions for small and medium sized business customers. The company also sells subscription software licenses through an e-shop directly to end customers in cooperation with payment gateways provider. It primarily sells software licenses through e-commerce services providers, and retailers and resellers. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Prague, the Czech Republic.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorSoftware—Infrastructure / Technology
Full time employees1864
Mailing addressEnterprise Office Center Pikrtova 1737/1A Prague 4 Nusle Prague 140 00 Czech Republic
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Avast plc paid £0.16 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 24 Feb 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 47.06%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.AVST dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

AVST's forward dividend amount is £0.12 and the forward dividend yield is 2.45%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of May 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Avast plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Ondrej VlcekCEO & Director44114.88k
Mr. Pavel BaudisCo-Founder & Non-Exec. Director122.67k
Dr. Eduard KuceraCo-Founder & Non-Exec. Director122.68k
Mr. Stuart SimpsonInterim CFO & Exec. Director1.21M
Mr. Philip Anthony MarshallAdvisor511.06M
Prof. Michal PechoucekChief Technology Officer
Peter RussellDirector of Investor Relations
Ms. Trudy CookeGroup Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
Stephanie KaneVP of PR & Corp. Communications
Ms. Lisa CareyChief Marketing Officer

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Avast plc is and its enterprise value is .

The AVST's stocks Beta value is 0.36 making it 64% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Avast plc (LSE:AVST) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Avast plc's Stock Symbol?

Avast plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "AVST".

2. What is Avast plc's stock price today?

One share of AVST stock can currently be purchased for approximately £490.

3. How can I contact Avast plc?

Avast plc's mailing address is Enterprise Office Center Pikrtova 1737/1A Prague 4 Nusle Prague 140 00 Czech Republic. The company can be reached via phone at .

4. What is Avast plc's official website?

The official website of Avast plc is https://www.avast.com.