Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) Analysts See $-0.35 EPS

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 1.25 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 37 investors sold Proofpoint, Inc. shares while 87 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 51.22 million shares or 9.60% more from 46.73 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Vanguard Grp Inc Incorporated owns 4.46M shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Shine Invest Advisory Services has 0.02% invested in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Qs Investors Limited Liability Company invested in 600 shares. Tower Cap (Trc) holds 0% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) for 70 shares. Axa holds 352,948 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Td Asset Inc holds 192,742 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Foundry Ptnrs Lc holds 0.01% or 3,107 shares. Riverhead Capital Management Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). 20,370 were reported by Secor Cap Advisors Lp. Employees Retirement System Of Texas holds 0.15% or 104,000 shares in its portfolio. Firsthand Management Inc holds 1.5% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) for 30,000 shares. Schwab Charles Mgmt Inc holds 288,632 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. G2 Invest Prns Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.81% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Pillar Pacific Cap Management Limited Liability Corporation owns 7,000 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Eaton Vance Mngmt owns 7,797 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Since August 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $26.13 million activity. Swaroop Bhagwat had sold 1,386 shares worth $144,768 on Monday, October 1. $4.64 million worth of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) was sold by Auvil Paul R. III. Shares for $154,354 were sold by Knight David. $119,913 worth of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) shares were sold by Johnson Michael M.

Analysts expect Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) to report $-0.35 EPS on January, 31 after the close.After having $-0.31 EPS previously, Proofpoint, Inc.’s analysts see 12.90 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.18% or $2 during the last trading session, reaching $89.63. About 253,427 shares traded. Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) has risen 7.14% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.14% the S&P500.

Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Proofpoint had 10 analyst reports since July 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 29. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, October 26 by Wells Fargo. On Friday, October 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”. On Tuesday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, October 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, July 27. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, October 29 by Morgan Stanley.

Proofpoint, Inc. operates as a security-as-a-service well-known provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.90 billion. It offers threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery, and secure communication solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides email security products that include Enterprise Protection secure email gateway, Email Fraud Defense, Email Continuity, and Proofpoint Essentials, which are design to protect customers' mission-critical messaging infrastructure from outside threats, enable enterprises to authenticate their email to reduce consumer phishing, fight business email compromise attacks, and keep email operational in the event of a service well-known provider outage.

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