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American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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QQQ   414.65
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NASDAQ:GEN

Gen Digital (GEN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$20.50
+0.12 (+0.59%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$20.41
$20.68
50-Day Range
$20.37
$22.66
52-Week Range
$15.45
$24.37
Volume
2.63 million shs
Average Volume
2.96 million shs
Market Capitalization
$13.06 billion
P/E Ratio
9.49
Dividend Yield
2.44%
Price Target
N/A

Gen Digital MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
2.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.24mentions of Gen Digital in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
16.20%
From $1.79 to $2.08 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.23 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

40th out of 305 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

32nd out of 196 stocks

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About Gen Digital Stock (NASDAQ:GEN)

Gen Digital Inc. provides cyber safety solutions for consumers in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Japan. It offers security and performance products comprising that provide real-time protection for PCs, Macs and mobile devices against malware, viruses, adware, and other online threats; and Norton and LifeLock identity theft protection solution that offers monitoring, alerts, and restoration services to its customers. The company also provides Dark Web Monitoring product, which looks for personal information of its members on the Dark Web; Avast Secure Identity that provides advanced identity protection including credit monitoring and alerts; LifeLock Home Title Protect that detects fraud and notifies members; and Norton Social Media Monitoring that help keep customers' social media accounts safer by monitoring them for account takeovers, risky activity, and inappropriate content. In addition, it offers VPN solution, which enhances security and online privacy by providing an encrypted data tunnel;Norton Privacy Monitor Assistant, an on-demand, white glove service where agents help members delete personal information from data brokers online; Avira Security, a consumer-focused portfolio of cybersecurity and privacy solutions; AntiTrack product, which helps to keep personal information and browsing activity private by blocking trackers and disguising digital fingerprints online; and Online Reputation Management solution that manages online search results, personal branding, and digital privacy. It markets and sells its products and related services through retailers, telecom service providers, hardware original equipment manufacturers, and employee benefit providers, as well as e-commerce platform. The company was formerly known as NortonLifeLock Inc. and changed its name to Gen Digital Inc. in November 2022. Gen Digital Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Tempe, Arizona.

GEN Stock Price History

GEN Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/01/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/13 Dividend
2/15/2024
Dividend Payable
3/13/2024
Today
4/20/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/09/2024
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Prepackaged software
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:GEN
Employees
3,700
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$1.35 billion
Pretax Margin
10.76%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.34 billion
Cash Flow
$2.13 per share
Book Value
$3.44 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
561,755,000
Market Cap
$13.06 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.85
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GEN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have GEN shares performed in 2024?

Gen Digital's stock was trading at $22.82 at the beginning of the year. Since then, GEN shares have decreased by 10.2% and is now trading at $20.50.
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Are investors shorting Gen Digital?

Gen Digital saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 16,420,000 shares, an increase of 9.5% from the March 15th total of 14,990,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,330,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 2.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Gen Digital's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 9th 2024.
View our GEN earnings forecast
.

How can I listen to Gen Digital's earnings call?

Gen Digital will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 9th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Gen Digital's earnings last quarter?

Gen Digital Inc. (NASDAQ:GEN) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 1st. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.45. The company had revenue of $953 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $955.80 million. Gen Digital had a net margin of 36.84% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 47.34%.

How often does Gen Digital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Gen Digital?

Gen Digital announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share on Wednesday, March 13th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th.
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.

Is Gen Digital a good dividend stock?

Gen Digital (NASDAQ:GEN) pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.45%. The dividend payout ratio is 23.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, GEN will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.04% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for GEN.

How do I buy shares of Gen Digital?

Shares of GEN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:GEN) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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