Barclays restated their overweight rating on shares of Avast (LON:AVST) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on AVST. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised shares of DISCO CORP/ADR from an underweight rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 17th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price target on shares of Delta Air Lines from $37.00 to $68.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research note on Thursday, April 11th. Finally, UBS Group downgraded shares of Ecolab from a buy rating to a neutral rating and lifted their price target for the company from $180.00 to $186.00 in a research note on Thursday, April 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 360.20 ($4.71).

LON AVST traded up GBX 3.20 ($0.04) during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 326.80 ($4.27). 1,782,120 shares of the stock were exchanged. Avast has a one year low of GBX 225 ($2.94) and a one year high of GBX 322 ($4.21). The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 309.50. The stock has a market cap of $3.19 billion and a PE ratio of 13.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 154.65, a quick ratio of 0.63 and a current ratio of 0.71.

In other Avast news, insider Erwin Gunst sold 690,689 shares of Avast stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 318 ($4.16), for a total value of £2,196,391.02 ($2,869,973.89).

About Avast

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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