Avast (LON:AVST)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at UBS Group in a report issued on Thursday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
AVST has been the topic of several other reports. Barclays reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Avast in a research report on Wednesday, January 9th. Jefferies Financial Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 360 ($4.70) price target on shares of Avast in a research report on Thursday, February 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. started coverage on Avast in a research report on Thursday, January 10th. They set a “neutral” rating and a GBX 310 ($4.05) price target on the stock. Finally, Credit Suisse Group upped their price target on Avast from GBX 330 ($4.31) to GBX 381 ($4.98) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 360.20 ($4.71).
AVST stock opened at GBX 294.16 ($3.84) on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 154.65. The company has a market cap of $2.71 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.77. Avast has a 12-month low of GBX 205 ($2.68) and a 12-month high of GBX 315.75 ($4.13).
Avast Plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides digital security products under the Avast, AVG, and CCleaner brands worldwide. It operates through two segments, Consumer and Small and Medium 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 solutions designed for small businesses.
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