• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: GBX 456.25
  • Forecasted Upside: -36.33 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
GBX 716.60
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Analyst Price Target for AVST

Analyst Price Target is GBX 456.25
▼ -36.33% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Avast in the last 3 months. The average price target is GBX 456.25, with a high forecast of GBX 565 and a low forecast of GBX 355. The average price target represents a -36.33% upside from the last price of GBX 716.60.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 4 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Avast. This rating has held steady since December 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 6 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
4/5/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
7/4/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
10/2/2021
  • 1 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/31/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
3/31/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
6/29/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
8/28/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
9/27/2022

Latest Recommendations

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

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/10/2022Berenberg BankLower TargetBuyGBX 680 ➝ GBX 550
3/15/2022Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuy
1/11/2022BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 565
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 TargetSellGBX 322 ➝ GBX 355
7/10/2020BarclaysBoost TargetOverweightGBX 440 ➝ GBX 580
7/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweightGBX 525 ➝ GBX 650
7/8/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 557 ➝ GBX 648
7/8/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500 ➝ GBX 600
6/19/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 600
6/2/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweightGBX 480 ➝ GBX 525
5/14/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperformGBX 465 ➝ GBX 550
5/7/2020HSBCBoost TargetBuyGBX 460 ➝ GBX 540
5/5/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
4/17/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
4/16/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingSell
3/24/2020HSBCLower TargetBuyGBX 560 ➝ GBX 460
3/12/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform
3/10/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingSell
3/4/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
2/27/2020BarclaysLower TargetOverweightGBX 510 ➝ GBX 440
2/27/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperformGBX 480 ➝ GBX 465
2/27/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 602 ➝ GBX 557
2/27/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
2/24/2020Peel HuntReiterated RatingSell
2/21/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy
2/18/2020Peel HuntLower TargetSellGBX 405 ➝ GBX 322
2/3/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperformGBX 540 ➝ GBX 480
1/30/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightGBX 550
1/30/2020UBS GroupLower TargetBuyGBX 535 ➝ GBX 500
1/28/2020Peel HuntInitiated CoverageSellGBX 405
1/28/2020Peel HuntInitiated CoverageSellGBX 405
1/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuyGBX 453 ➝ GBX 627
1/13/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeOverweightGBX 400 ➝ GBX 550
1/10/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuyGBX 435 ➝ GBX 530
1/10/2020BarclaysBoost 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 TargetOverweightGBX 350 ➝ GBX 390
8/15/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost 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 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 TargetOutperformGBX 284 ➝ GBX 330
10/9/2018UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 295 ➝ GBX 320
10/9/2018BarclaysBoost 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 9/27/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.70 (Buy)

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
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
3/1/2022
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/31/2022
  • 0 very positive mentions
  • 1 positive mentions
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  • 0 very negative mentions
4/30/2022
  • 0 very positive mentions
  • 2 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
5/30/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
6/29/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/29/2022
  • 1 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
8/28/2022
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
9/27/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Avast logo
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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Today's Range

Now: GBX 716.60
Low: 708
High: 724.20

50 Day Range

MA: GBX 661.12
Low: 465
High: 721

52 Week Range

Now: GBX 716.60
Low: 456
High: 733.40

Volume

66,182,197 shs

Average Volume

4,198,588 shs

Market Capitalization

£7.49 billion

P/E Ratio

3,115.65

Dividend Yield

1.71%

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, Peel Hunt, and Peel Hunt LLP.
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What is the current price target for Avast?

4 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Avast in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 456.25, suggesting a possible downside of 36.3%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting AVST will reach GBX 565 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 and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in AVST, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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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. Learn More about contacing Avast investor relations.