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Current Price 386.40p Bid 386.40p Ask 386.80p Change 0.89%
Last Updated: 21/09/2019 09:54. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Avast plc is a leader in security, performance and privacy, specialising in protecting consumers' digital lives. It has more than 435 million users worldwide as of 31 December 2017, a user base of comparable magnitude to other leading global online consumer brands, with more than 290 million consumer PC users as of 31 December 2017 and more than 145 million mobile users. Headquartered in the Czech Republic with a global user base, with approximately 35% of users in the Americas, 48% of users in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and 17% of users in Asia Pacific for the year ended 31 December 2017.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2018

Turnover
£808.30m
Operating Profit
£248.30m
Dividend Yield
0.00
Dividend Per Share
8.60
Dividend Cover
0.00
P/E Ratio
0.00

Key Personnel

Ondrej Vlcek
Chief Executive Officer
Philip Antony Marshall
Chief Financial Officer
John George Schwarz
Non-Executive Chairman
Lorne Rupert Somerville
Non-Executive Director
Belinda Jane Richards
Non-Executive Director
Eduard Kucera
Non-Executive Director
Erwin Sylvain Gunst
Non-Executive Director
Warren Alan Finegold
Non-Executive Director
Ulf Henry Claesson
Non-Executive Director
Pavel Baudis
Non-Executive Director
Tamara Lee Minick-Scokalo
Non-Executive Director
Maggie Chan Jones
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
AVST
ISIN
GB00BDD85M81
Shares in Issue
980,585,700
Market cap
£0.00m
Sector

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
50.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
386.40p
Bid Price
386.40p
Ask Price
386.80p
Volume
9312137
Change Today
3.40p
% Change Today
0.89%
Open
383.40p
Previous Close
386.40p
Intraday High
392.20p
Intraday Low
381.60p
52 Week High
399.40p
52 Week Low
247.60p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Avast Intra-day Chart

Avast News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Avast Plc 15 Aug 2019 | 12:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Avast Plc 15 Aug 2019 | 11:50 Recession fears hit sentiment 14 Aug 2019 | 11:59 UK stocks meander amid weak Chinese, German economic data 14 Aug 2019 | 09:03 Avast upgrades outlook on revenues amid strong H1 results 14 Aug 2019 | 07:49 UK stocks inch higher at the open, led by oil plays 22 Jul 2019 | 09:00 Ascential acquires initial 35% stake in Avast's Jumpshot for $60.8m 22 Jul 2019 | 07:09 Director Deals - Avast Plc (AVST) 02 Jul 2019 | 09:00 UK stocks slip in light pre-holiday trading 18 Apr 2019 | 09:22 Avast reports 'strong' first quarter amid ongoing momentum 18 Apr 2019 | 07:29 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Avast Plc 11 Apr 2019 | 11:30 Falling oil price hits FTSE 100 27 Mar 2019 | 16:59 Avast's credit rating gets upgraded by S&P Global Ratings amid debt reduction 26 Mar 2019 | 08:25 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Avast Plc 19 Mar 2019 | 09:40 Avast appoints Ondrej Vlcek as CEO as Vince Steckler set to step down in June 13 Mar 2019 | 07:22 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Avast Plc 10 Jan 2019 | 11:30 Avast partners with Wind Tre to provide parental control apps to families in Italy 20 Dec 2018 | 08:43 Avast reiterates guidance as revenues grow 10% in Q3 18 Oct 2018 | 08:26 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on Avast Plc 15 Oct 2018 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on Avast Plc 09 Oct 2018 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Avast Plc 09 Oct 2018 | 08:00

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
Tangible Assets
29.3
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
2,261.0
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
211.4
Total Non-Current Assets
2,501.7
Inventory
0.5
Trade & Receivables
82.9
Cash & Receivables
272.3
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
47.4
Total Assets
2,904.8

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
Short Term Liabilities
571.6
Long Term Liabilities
1,432.8
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,004.4

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
Net Assets
900.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
Share Capital
129.0
Minority Interests
1.0
Retained Earnings
494.8
Share Premium Account
275.9
Other Equity
-0.3
Total Equity
900.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
376.0
Cashflow Before Financing
347.2
Increase / Decrease in Cash
93.2

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2018
Turnover
808.3
Cost of Sales
241.4
Gross Profit
566.9
Operating Profit
248.3
Pre-Tax Profit
182.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
241.2

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
12 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019
H2 Dividend
23 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
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