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Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Proofpoint Inc is a provider of web-based protection applications in the United States. Its data protection solutions address web-based security threats posed on platforms like e-mail, instant messaging and social media. Proofpoint Inc has a market cap of $6.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $119.12 with and P/S ratio of 8.67. Proofpoint Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 3.60% over the past five years.


For the last quarter Proofpoint Inc reported a revenue of $198.5 million, compared with the revenue of $142.5 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $717.0 million, an increase of 39.1% from last year. For the last five years Proofpoint Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 38.9% a year.

The reported loss per diluted share was $1.99 for the year, compared with the loss per share of $2.48 in the previous year. The Proofpoint Inc had an operating margin of -14.19%, compared with the operating margin of -13.48% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Proofpoint Inc is -23.36%. The profitability rank of the company is 5 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Proofpoint Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $185.4 million, compared with $286.1 million in the previous year. The company had no long term debt, compared with $197.9 million in the previous year. Proofpoint Inc has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $119.12, Proofpoint Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $114.61. The P/S ratio of the stock is 8.67, while the historical median P/S ratio is 8.34. The stock gained 12.77% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • EVP & GM, Protection Bhagwat Swaroop sold 1,000 shares of PFPT stock on 02/14/2019 at the average price of $118.09. The price of the stock has increased by 0.87% since.
  • EVP/GM, Threat Sys Product Grp David Knight sold 1,500 shares of PFPT stock on 02/14/2019 at the average price of $120.16. The price of the stock has decreased by 0.87% since.
  • SVP, GM Archiving & Governance Robert Darren Lee sold 8,031 shares of PFPT stock on 02/07/2019 at the average price of $114.43. The price of the stock has increased by 4.1% since.
  • Director Richard Scott Herren sold 3,200 shares of PFPT stock on 02/01/2019 at the average price of $117. The price of the stock has increased by 1.81% since.
  • EVP/GM, Threat Sys Product Grp David Knight sold 1,500 shares of PFPT stock on 01/31/2019 at the average price of $101.43. The price of the stock has increased by 17.44% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of PFPT, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.