Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT): Price and Financial Metrics

Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT)

Today's Latest Price: $107.48 USD

0.97 (-0.89%)

Updated Oct 23 4:15pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 23 in Software - Security

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PFPT Stock Summary

  • PFPT's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 239.45 -- higher than 86.07% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 1,368.2%, Proofpoint Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 98.44% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, PFPT is more volatile than only 2.42% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Proofpoint Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be SVMK, EGRX, HCAT, RAMP, and PS.
  • PFPT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Proofpoint Inc's official web site, go to

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PFPT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $107.48 52-week high $133.00
Prev. close $108.45 52-week low $83.81
Day low $106.92 Volume 317,500
Day high $108.79 Avg. volume 676,548
50-day MA $107.59 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $113.38 Market Cap 6.20B

Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) Company Bio

Proofpoint Inc. provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.

PFPT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$107.48$632.73 487%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Proofpoint Inc. To summarize, we found that Proofpoint Inc ranked in the 79th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 489.5%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for PFPT, they are:

  • In the past 5.43 years, Proofpoint Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 0.93%; that's higher than 86.82% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Technology sector.
  • Proofpoint Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Proofpoint Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -2.97. This coverage rate is greater than that of just 14.81% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest PFPT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Proofpoint Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PFPT as an investment opportunity.

US election 2020 malware scam targets undecided voters

Proofpoint has observed thousands of election-related spam emails containing a malicious document that downloads the Emotet malware.

TechRadar | October 2, 2020

Ahead of US election, malicious email campaign mimics Democratic pitches for volunteers

Tens of thousands of emails sent on Thursday that asked recipients to volunteer for the Democratic Party ahead of the November U.S. election actually came from email scammers and carry malicious software, according to researchers at cybersecurity firm Proofpoint.

Channel NewsAsia | October 1, 2020

Proofpoint Wins Espresa Award for Culture Benefits® Innovation and Excellence

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Espresa, Inc. announced the Culture Benefits® Award for Innovation and Excellence to Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cybersecurity company, for its proactive and extraordinary human resources strategy during the ongoing COVID-19…

PR Newswire | September 29, 2020

Cloud Stocks: What Should Proofpoint Acquire?

Cyber security company Proofpoint (PFPT) that specializes in email security recently reported its second-quarter results that surpassed market expectations. However, unlike most other cyber security companies, its stock is down 23% over the last year. Proofpoint's Financials Proofpoint's Q2 revenues grew 21% to $258.4 million, ahead of the market's forecast...

Sramana Mitra on Seeking Alpha | September 22, 2020

Proofpoint: Work From Home Trend Could Be Long-Term Tailwind For Email Security

Proofpoint (PFPT) reported a better than expected Q2 with revenue and EPS both coming in ahead of expectations and management's previous guidance range. Revenue growth continues to remain strong at ~21% and decelerated only slightly from 23% in Q1 despite the challenging macroeconomic conditions. In addition, the company provided revenue...

The Software Side of Life on Seeking Alpha | September 21, 2020

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PFPT Price Returns

1-mo 4.61%
3-mo -9.49%
6-mo -12.47%
1-year -5.55%
3-year 20.32%
5-year 69.50%
YTD -6.36%
2019 36.95%
2018 -5.63%
2017 25.70%
2016 8.68%
2015 34.79%

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Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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