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Current Price 507.00p Bid 430.00p Ask 560.00p Change 5.67%
Last Updated: 25/05/2020 20:18. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Avast generates shareholder value through a combination of consistent growth, high profitability and strong cash flow.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2019

Revenue
£871.10m
Operating Profit/Loss
£344.60m
Dividend yield (%)
2.70
Total dividend for year
$0.1470
Dividend cover
2.24
P/E Ratio
16.70

Key Personnel

Mr John Schwarz
Chairman
Mr Ondrej Vlcek
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Philip Marshall
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Erwin Gunst
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Ulf Claesson
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mrs Maggie Chan Jones
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Belinda Richards
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Tamara Minick-Scokalo
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Eduard Kučera
Non-Executive Director
Mr Lorne Somerville
Non-Executive Director
Mr Pavel Baudiš
Non-Executive Director
Mr Warren Finegold
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
AVST
ISIN
GB00BDD85M81
Shares in Issue
1,022.50m
Market cap
£5,184.05m
Sector

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
66.67%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
33.33%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
507.00p
Bid Price
430.00p
Ask Price
560.00p
Volume
2,019,876
Change Today
27.20p
% Change Today
5.67%
Open
496.60p
Previous Close
507.00p
Intraday High
508.00p
Intraday Low
483.00p
52 Week High
551.00p
52 Week Low
270.60p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
871.10
808.30
Operating Profit/Loss
344.60
248.30
Net Interest
-57.20
-85.50
Pre-Tax Profit
314.60
182.50
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
248.90
241.20
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
248.90
241.20
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
248.70
241.20
Minority Interests
0.20
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
$0.1470
$0.0860
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
n/a
n/a

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Basic
26.00c
26.00c
Diluted
24.00c
25.00c
Adjusted
33.00c
30.00c
Dividend per Share
$0.1470
$0.0860

Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
105.50
29.30
Intangible Assets
2,184.60
2,261.00
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
0.80
0.70
Other Non-Current Assets
209.00
210.70
Current Assets
Inventories
0.40
0.50
Trade & Other Receivables
114.50
98.70
Cash at Bank & In Hand
216.60
272.30
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
34.50
31.60
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
2,865.90
2,904.80

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
65.50
73.80
Other Current Liabilities
497.50
497.80
Total Current Liabilities
563.00
571.60
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
1,027.00
1,320.70
Provisions
37.10
55.60
Other Non-Current Liabilities
114.40
56.50
Total Non-Current Liabilities
1,178.50
1,432.80
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
1,741.50
2,004.40

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Net Assets
1,124.40
900.40

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
 
$ (M)
$ (M)
Share Capital
136.00
129.00
Share Premium Account
280.70
275.90
Other Reserves
1.30
-0.30
Retained Earnings
698.90
494.80
Shareholders Funds
1,116.90
899.40
Minority Interests/Other Equity
7.50
1.00
Total Equity
1,124.40
900.40

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Final
21 May 2020
24 Jun 2020
10.30¢
Interim
12 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
4.40¢
Final
23 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
8.60¢

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Dec 2019
31 Dec 2018
Dividend growth
70.93%
n/a%
Dividend yield
2.70%
2.50%
Dividend cover
2.24
3.49
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