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Share Price:
Down 490.10p
Change Today:
-2.80p
Market Cap:
5,048m
Sector:
Software & Computer Services

Avast offers growth at reasonable price, says Berenberg

By Michele Maatouk

Date: Tuesday 12 Jan 2021

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Berenberg initiated coverage of cybersecurity firm Avast at 'buy' on Tuesday with a 680p price target, saying it was among its top picks for 2021, offering growth at a reasonable price.
The bank noted that Avast is the world's largest B2C cyber security company by number of users, with more than twenty times the number of users as its main competitors.

"In our view, Avast's market leadership will enable it to deliver at least high-single-digit organic growth and maintain its circa 50% free cash flow margin for many years," Berenberg said.

"With multiple growth initiatives and likelihood for M&A, which could accelerate growth also, and the shares trading on a 6% FCF yield, Avast offers a rare combination of growth and value."

At 1100 GMT, the shares were up 1.7% at 540p.

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Avast Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Price 490.10p
Change Today -2.80p
52 Week High 600.00p
52 Week Low 420.00p
Volume 906,576
Shares Issued 1,030.01m
Market Cap 5,048m

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What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 11
Buy 0
Neutral 1
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 13
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Avast Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 13-May-21 10-Sep-20
Paid 18-Jun-21 16-Oct-20
Amount 11.20¢ 4.80¢

Trades for 22-Jun-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
15:59 379 @ 490.10p
15:58 1,000 @ 490.10p
15:58 946 @ 490.00p
15:58 93 @ 490.10p
15:58 93 @ 490.10p

Avast Key Personnel

Chair John Schwarz
CFO Philip Marshall
CEO Ondrej Vlcek