Avast (LON: AVST)Barclays equity researchers reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating for Barclays Bank’s stock in a report released on Tuesday, Price Targets.com reports. They currently have a price target of GBX 565 ($7.67) on the stock. Barclays’ target price indicates a potential fall of 7.41% from the current share price.
AVST has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Peel Hunt reissued a “Hold” rating and issued a 355 GBX price target ($4.82) on Avast shares in a report on Wednesday, October 20th. It reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 550 ($7.47) price target for Avast shares in a research note on Friday, November 12th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 680 price target ($9.23) on shares of Avast in a research note on Thursday, October 7th. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed the “Hold” rating and issued a 355 GBX price target ($4.82) on Avast shares in a research note on Wednesday, October 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating, and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, Avast currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 531.67 ($7.22).
Avast shares opened at GBX 610.20 ($8.28) on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 67.29, a trading ratio of 0.74 and a quick ratio of 0.67. The company has a market capitalization of £6.33 billion and a price-earnings ratio of 29.47. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 600.36 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 574.64. Avast has a 52-week low of GBX 418 ($5.67) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 619.80 ($8.41).
Avast Plc, along with its subsidiaries, provides digital security products under the Avast, HMA, AVG and CCleaner brands worldwide. It operates through two divisions, Consumer and Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB). The company offers desktop security and mobile protection products; Value-added solutions for performance, privacy and other tools; Dynamic secure search solution, including browser toolbar; Big data and marketing analytics solutions, as well as security and protection solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.
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