• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 531.67
  • Forecasted Upside: -11.65 %
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 1 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 601.80
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Analyst Price Target for AVST

Analyst Price Target is GBX 531.67
▼ -11.65% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Avast in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 531.67, with a high forecast of GBX 685 and a low forecast of GBX 355. The average price target represents a -11.65% upside from the last price of GBX 601.80.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 7 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Avast. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/4/2020
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/2/2020
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 7 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/1/2020
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
3/1/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
5/30/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
8/28/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/27/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
11/26/2021

Latest Recommendations

  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/12/2021Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 550
10/20/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 355
10/20/2021Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 355
10/12/2021BarclaysDowngradeEqual WeightGBX 565
10/7/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 680
6/30/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingTop PickGBX 680
4/8/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 565
3/4/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 565
1/19/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 685
1/14/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingTop Pick
9/15/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingTop Pick
9/11/2020CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutralGBX 530
8/12/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingSellGBX 355
8/12/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingSellGBX 355
7/10/2020Peel HuntBoost Price TargetSellGBX 322 ➝ GBX 355
7/10/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 440 ➝ GBX 580
7/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 525 ➝ GBX 650
7/8/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 557 ➝ GBX 648
7/8/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500 ➝ GBX 600
6/19/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 600
6/2/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 480 ➝ GBX 525
5/14/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 465 ➝ GBX 550
5/7/2020HSBCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 460 ➝ GBX 540
5/5/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
4/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
4/16/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingSell
3/24/2020HSBCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 560 ➝ GBX 460
3/12/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
3/10/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingSell
3/4/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
2/27/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 510 ➝ GBX 440
2/27/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 480 ➝ GBX 465
2/27/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 602 ➝ GBX 557
2/27/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
2/24/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingSell
2/21/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
2/18/2020Peel HuntLower Price TargetSellGBX 405 ➝ GBX 322
2/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 540 ➝ GBX 480
1/30/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 550
1/30/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 535 ➝ GBX 500
1/28/2020Peel HuntInitiated CoverageSellGBX 405
1/28/2020Peel HuntInitiated CoverageSellGBX 405
1/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 453 ➝ GBX 627
1/13/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeOverweightGBX 400 ➝ GBX 550
1/10/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 435 ➝ GBX 530
1/10/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 390 ➝ GBX 510
1/9/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 425 ➝ GBX 535
10/21/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400 ➝ GBX 425
10/10/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
8/28/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 390
8/15/2019BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 350 ➝ GBX 390
8/15/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutralGBX 340 ➝ GBX 350
8/14/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400
7/8/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
6/10/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
4/18/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 400
4/17/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral
4/12/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
4/11/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 330 ➝ GBX 381
3/14/2019UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 320 ➝ GBX 400
3/11/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
2/28/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 360
1/10/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutralGBX 310
1/9/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
11/9/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
11/1/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
10/15/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 284 ➝ GBX 330
10/9/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 295 ➝ GBX 320
10/9/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 300 ➝ GBX 350
9/25/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
8/23/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
8/23/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
7/10/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweightGBX 300
7/6/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy
6/20/2018Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 320
(Data available from 11/27/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.23 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 0 very positive mentions
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5/1/2021
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5/31/2021
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6/30/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 19 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/30/2021
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
8/29/2021
  • 0 very positive mentions
  • 10 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
9/28/2021
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 17 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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10/28/2021
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
11/27/2021

Current Sentiment

  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Avast logo
Avast Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides digital security products under the Avast, HMA, AVG, and CCleaner brands worldwide. It operates through two segments, Consumer and Small to Mid-Sized Business (SMB). The company offers desktop security and mobile device protection products; value-added solutions for performance, privacy, and other tools; dynamic secure search solution, including browser toolbar; and big data and marketing analytics solutions, as well as security and protection solutions for small and medium-sized business. It also provides standalone and managed antivirus products; and managed security platforms, including CloudCare, an online security service for small and medium businesses, as well as Management Console, a cloud-based console that deploys antivirus protection to multiple devices and manage all devices from one place. In addition, the company offers business security services, such as patch management, backup and recovery, email security, content filtering, and secure Web and Internet gateway services. It has a strategic partnership agreement with Enterprise Nation to deliver cybersecurity resources and training services. The company primarily sells software licenses through e-commerce services providers, and retailers and resellers. Avast Plc was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Prague, the Czech Republic.
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Today's Range

Now: GBX 601.80
Low: 597.20
High: 601.80

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 575.08
Low: 557
High: 601.80

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 601.80
Low: 418
High: 611.27

Volume

8,028,686 shs

Average Volume

3,003,185 shs

Market Capitalization

£6.23 billion

P/E Ratio

28.93

Dividend Yield

1.90%

Beta

N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Avast?

The following sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Avast in the last year: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Canaccord Genuity, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Peel Hunt, and Peel Hunt LLP.
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What is the current price target for Avast?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Avast in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 531.67, suggesting a possible downside of 11.2%. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting AVST will reach GBX 685 in the next twelve months. Peel Hunt has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of GBX 355 for Avast in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Avast?

Avast currently has 3 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe AVST will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Avast.
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How do I contact Avast's investor relations team?

Avast's physical mailing address is Databankweg 26, Amersfoort, Utrecht 3821AL. The company's listed phone number is 420 2 4700 5666. The official website for Avast is www.avast.com.