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Proofpoint is a company developing security and compliance solutions. It offers email, mobile, desktop, cloud, digital risk, and information protection products as well as provides security awareness training, archiving, and compliance solutions. The company serves the federal government, higher education, financial services, healthcare, SMEs, and other markets.

TypePublic
Founded2002
HQSunnyvale, CA, US
Websiteproofpoint.com
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)3,368(+29%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.1 B(+19%)
Share Price (Feb 2021)$124.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Proofpoint

Gary Steele

Gary Steele

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Paul Auvil

Paul Auvil

Chief Financial Officer
Lyn Campbell

Lyn Campbell

EVP, Customer Success and IT
Marcel DePaolis

Marcel DePaolis

Chief Technical Officer
Sharyl Givens

Sharyl Givens

SVP, Human Resources
Jason Hurst

Jason Hurst

SVP, Corporate Development
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Proofpoint Office Locations

Proofpoint has offices in Sunnyvale, Boston, Broomfield, Draper and in 22 other locations
Sunnyvale, CA, US (HQ)
925 W Maude Ave
Boston, MA, US
John Hancock Tower, 200 Clarendon St 12th floor
Broomfield, CO, US
105 Edgeview Dr #440
Draper, UT, US
13997 Minuteman Dr #300
Durham, NC, US
110 Corcoran St
Indianapolis, IN, US
450 E 96th St #251
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Proofpoint Financials and Metrics

Proofpoint Revenue

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Proofpoint's revenue was reported to be $1.05 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

1.1b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

774.6m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

73.8%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(163.8m)

EBIT (FY, 2020)

(95.2m)

Market capitalization (25-Feb-2021)

7.1b

Closing stock price (25-Feb-2021)

124.1

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

910.3m

EV

7.2b
Proofpoint's current market capitalization is $7.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

515.3m717.0m888.2m1.1b

Revenue growth, %

37%39%24%

Cost of goods sold

143.4m201.8m236.2m275.5m

Gross profit

371.9m515.2m652.0m774.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

162.5m171.9m184.2m202.9m214.4m227.4m249.8m258.4m266.7m

Cost of goods sold

47.1m50.8m50.9m55.2m57.8m59.9m68.9m67.6m68.9m

Gross profit

115.4m121.1m133.2m147.7m156.6m167.5m180.8m190.9m197.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

71%70%72%73%73%74%72%74%74%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

286.1m185.4m847.6m910.3m

Accounts Receivable

109.3m199.2m265.7m255.4m

Prepaid Expenses

32.5m

Inventories

730.0k481.0k1.2m317.0k
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

101.4m114.2m160.6m216.6m149.7m1.0b921.7m961.4m1.0b

Accounts Receivable

119.0m140.6m143.9m163.1m171.0m204.8m172.1m173.1m180.9m

Prepaid Expenses

27.8m29.6m

Inventories

603.0k400.0k372.0k612.0k356.0k425.0k377.0k367.0k345.0k
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(84.3m)(103.7m)(130.3m)(163.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

42.1m73.6m80.3m96.0m

Inventories

(132.0k)249.0k(768.0k)931.0k

Accounts Payable

(1.6m)8.4m(3.6m)(13.3m)
Quarterly
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

251.7k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

4.2 x
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Proofpoint Operating Metrics

Proofpoint's Users was reported to be 100 m in FY, 2019.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020

Billings

$638.84 m$186.22 m$384.09 m$605.47 m$875.32 m$215.05 m$232.12 m$277.84 m$1.07 b$237.99 m

Patent Applications

47 54 55

Patents Issued

93 120 160

Users

100 m100 m100 m
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Proofpoint Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
The Defence WorksMay 08, 2020
ObserveITNovember 03, 2019$225 m
Meta NetworksMay 08, 2019$120 m
Wombat Security TechnologiesFebruary 06, 2018$225 m
CloudmarkNovember 07, 2017$11 m
FireLayersOctober 20, 2016$55 m
SocialwareNovember 04, 2015$9 m
Emerging ThreatsMarch 02, 2015$40 m
NexgateOctober 23, 2014$35 m
NetCitadelMay 20, 2014$24 m
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Proofpoint Revenue Breakdown

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Proofpoint revenue breakdown by business segment: 98.5% from Subscription and 1.5% from Other

Proofpoint revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 19.7% from Rest of the World and 80.3% from United States

Proofpoint Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Proofpoint Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Proofpoint Online and Social Media Presence

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Proofpoint Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    88/100

  • Compensation

    B

    76/100

  • Diversity

    A

    84/100

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Proofpoint News and Updates

Proofpoint Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire InteliSecure; Augments People-Centric Managed Services Offering

Proofpoint’s Enterprise DLP solution across cloud, email and endpoint boosted by proven managed services to help companies build and operate world-class data protection programs Proofpoint’s Enterprise DLP solution across cloud, email and endpoint boosted by proven managed services to help companies…

Juniper Research Names Proofpoint a Leading Vendor in SMS Firewall Providers Positioning Index

Rankings based on security capabilities and capacity including customer presence, innovative features, and digital investment

Proofpoint sues Facebook over lookalike domain names used in security training

Cybersecurity firm Proofpoint Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc. to allow it to keep a number of domain names that imitate Facebook and Instagram used in security training programs. The drama began in November when Facebook filed a Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution request with dom…

Proofpoint to Present at Upcoming Investor Events

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, today announced its scheduled participation in several upcoming investor events.

Proofpoint Launches Compliant Capture and Archiving for Microsoft Teams

Latest innovation captures and manages real-time digital communications across the most popular channels including Microsoft Teams Latest innovation captures and manages real-time digital communications across the most popular channels including Microsoft Teams
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Proofpoint Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Proofpoint founded?

    Proofpoint was founded in 2002.

  • Who are Proofpoint key executives?

    Proofpoint's key executives are Gary Steele, Paul Auvil and Lyn Campbell.

  • How many employees does Proofpoint have?

    Proofpoint has 3,368 employees.

  • What is Proofpoint revenue?

    Latest Proofpoint annual revenue is $1.1 b.

  • What is Proofpoint revenue per employee?

    Latest Proofpoint revenue per employee is $311.8 k.

  • Who are Proofpoint competitors?

    Competitors of Proofpoint include Avanan, Global Relay and Cisco.

  • Where is Proofpoint headquarters?

    Proofpoint headquarters is located at 925 W Maude Ave, Sunnyvale.

  • Where are Proofpoint offices?

    Proofpoint has offices in Sunnyvale, Boston, Broomfield, Draper and in 22 other locations.

  • How many offices does Proofpoint have?

    Proofpoint has 28 offices.