Insider Selling: Proofpoint Inc (PFPT) Chairman Sells 5,000 Shares of Stock

Proofpoint Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT) Chairman Eric Hahn sold 5,000 shares of Proofpoint stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $118.91, for a total value of $594,550.00. Following the sale, the chairman now directly owns 23,001 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,735,048.91. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Eric Hahn also recently made the following trade(s):

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  • On Tuesday, April 3rd, Eric Hahn sold 5,000 shares of Proofpoint stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $113.64, for a total value of $568,200.00.
  • On Wednesday, February 21st, Eric Hahn sold 5,000 shares of Proofpoint stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.93, for a total value of $529,650.00.
  • On Thursday, January 4th, Eric Hahn sold 5,000 shares of Proofpoint stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $93.91, for a total value of $469,550.00.

Shares of NASDAQ:PFPT traded down $1.91 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $117.19. 424,337 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 618,001. The stock has a market cap of $6,020.07, a P/E ratio of -89.46 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a current ratio of 1.07, a quick ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. Proofpoint Inc has a 12 month low of $70.30 and a 12 month high of $123.87.

Proofpoint (NASDAQ:PFPT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The software maker reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $145.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $139.61 million. Proofpoint had a negative return on equity of 54.09% and a negative net margin of 16.37%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 36.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Proofpoint Inc will post -1.01 EPS for the current year.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Proofpoint by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. now owns 115,520 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $10,259,000 after acquiring an additional 550 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Proofpoint by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 29,407 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $2,612,000 after acquiring an additional 603 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers boosted its holdings in Proofpoint by 1.2% in the third quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 52,699 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $4,596,000 after acquiring an additional 633 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC boosted its holdings in Proofpoint by 24.2% in the third quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 4,461 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $389,000 after acquiring an additional 870 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Swiss National Bank boosted its holdings in Proofpoint by 1.4% in the third quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 73,152 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $6,380,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter.

PFPT has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Proofpoint from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 28th. Wedbush reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $108.00 price target on shares of Proofpoint in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Monness Crespi & Hardt reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target (up previously from $115.00) on shares of Proofpoint in a research note on Friday, March 2nd. BidaskClub raised Proofpoint from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Robert W. Baird boosted their target price on Proofpoint from $100.00 to $110.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-three have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $113.04.

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About Proofpoint

Proofpoint, Inc is a security-as-a-service provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive and govern their sensitive data. The Company’s security-as-a-service platform consists of an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions, including threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery and secure communication.

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