Symantec Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:SYMC)

About Symantec Corp.

Symantec Corp. logoSymantec Corporation provides security and information management solutions. The Company operates its business on a global civilian cyber intelligence threat network and tracks various threats across the Internet from mobile devices, endpoints, and servers across the world. It is developing solutions for cloud, threat protection, information protection and cyber security services. It operates through two segments: Consumer Security and Enterprise Security. Its Consumer Security segment allows customers to be productive and protected at home and at work. Its Norton-branded services provide multi-layer security and identity protection on desktop and mobile operating systems, to defend against online threats to individuals, families and small businesses. Its Enterprise Security segment protects organizations so they can securely conduct business, and its products include threat protection products, information protection products, cyber security services and Website security offerings.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Security Software & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Systems Software
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SYMC
  • CUSIP: 87150310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $24.08
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $24.820
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.862
  • 52-Week Range: $615,588,000.00 - $16.14
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 6.467
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.31
  • P/E Growth: 1.840
  • Market Cap: $15.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 615,588,000
  • Beta: 1.1
  • Net Margins: 60.18%
  • Return on Equity: 13.56%
  • Return on Assets: 5.32%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.69%
  • Current Ratio: 2.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.05%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 12 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: $24.86 (0.45% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2016FBN SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$29.00View Rating Details
9/25/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/19/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$24.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$30.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016WunderlichUpgradeHold -> Buy$23.00 -> $30.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$28.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Set Price TargetBuy$27.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$7.50 -> $26.50View Rating Details
8/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$26.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$27.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$24.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$24.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$28.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetNeutral$18.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$17.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
6/29/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
6/16/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingSell$16.50View Rating Details
6/15/2016NomuraReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/15/2016JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/15/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
5/22/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/28/2016Topeka Capital MarketsLower Price TargetHold$23.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
1/20/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
12/4/2015ArgusDowngradeBuy -> Hold$23.25 -> $23.25View Rating Details
9/29/2015Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$24.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
8/12/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$27.00View Rating Details
8/11/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$30.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
7/20/2015MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral$24.00View Rating Details
12/30/2014William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/4/2016Q1$0.25$0.29$876.96 million$884.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2016Q4$0.23$0.22$878.66 million$873.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q3$0.24$0.26$905.38 million$909.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q216$0.42$0.44$1.50 million$1.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q1$0.43$0.40$1.53 billion$1.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2015Q415$0.44$0.43$1.56 billion$1.55 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q315$0.49$0.53$1.67 billion$1.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q215$0.43$0.48$1.62 billion$1.62 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q115$0.42$0.45$1.67 billion$1.74 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q414$0.42$0.47$1.65 billion$1.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q314$0.43$0.51$1.65 billion$1.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q214$0.44$0.50$1.69 billion$1.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q1 2014$0.36$0.44$1.64 billion$1.71 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q4 2013$0.38$0.44$1.73 billion$1.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q3 2013$0.38$0.45$1.74 billion$1.79 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.38$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.38$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.38$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$0.41$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.39$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.37$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2011$0.36$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2011$0.33$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.12 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.73 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20162$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q2 20171$0.26$0.26$0.26
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC)
Annual Dividend:$0.30
Dividend Yield:1.21%
Payout Ratio:7.79% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.79% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
17.34% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.76%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.15%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/14/2016Michael David FeyInsiderSell13,214$24.40$322,421.60View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Amy L Cappellanti-WolfSVPSell15,474$24.88$384,993.12View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Francis C RoschEVPSell3,336$24.88$82,999.68View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Suzanne M VautrinotDirectorSell3,750$20.39$76,462.50View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Suzanne M VautrinotDirectorSell3,750$20.22$75,825.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2016Suzanne M VautrinotDirectorSell3,750$20.60$77,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Suzanne M VautrinotDirectorSell3,750$19.00$71,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Mark S GarfieldCAOSell11,852$18.76$222,343.52View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Mark S GarfieldCAOSell6,094$20.33$123,891.02View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Anita M SandsDirectorSell1,000$20.00$20,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2016Anita M. SandsDirectorSell1,000$20.02$20,020.00View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015Anita M. SandsDirectorSell1,000$20.30$20,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Brett ShirkEVPSell6,628$19.65$130,240.20View SEC Filing  
9/17/2015Robert Steve MillerDirectorSell76,217$19.88$1,515,193.96View SEC Filing  
9/10/2015Matthew M CainEVPSell11,472$20.00$229,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2015Michael A/Ca BrownCEOBuy23,200$21.37$495,784.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Brett ShirkEVPSell13,300$21.87$290,871.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Mark S GarfieldCAOSell3,647$21.67$79,030.49View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Daniel H SchulmanDirectorSell4,000$23.52$94,080.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015V Paul UnruhDirectorSell7,967$25.13$200,210.71View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Daniel H SchulmanDirectorSell2,000$25.61$51,220.00View SEC Filing  
1/15/2015Daniel H SchulmanDirectorSell2,000$25.22$50,440.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014Daniel H SchulmanDirectorSell2,000$25.74$51,480.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Michael A/Ca BrownCEOSell12,000$25.29$303,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Geraldine B LaybourneDirectorBuy2,000$25.10$50,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Michael A/Ca BrownDirectorBuy18,500$21.13$390,905.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Stephen M BennettCEOBuy100,000$22.06$2,206,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Matto Andrew H DelCAOSell15,447$25.48$393,589.56View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Scott TaylorEVPSell51,000$26.80$1,366,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2013V Paul UnruhDirectorSell56,968$23.00$1,310,264.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Matto Andrew H DelCAOSell10,330$22.52$232,631.60View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Matto Andrew H DelCAOSell24,446$22.60$552,479.60View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013V Paul UnruhDirectorSell15,000$24.42$366,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Matto Andrew H DelCAOSell6,590$22.70$149,593.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) Chart for Monday, October, 24, 2016

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