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NASDAQ:SYMC - Symantec Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.79
+0.09 (+0.43 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$20.43
Now: $20.79
$20.87
50-Day Range
$17.15
MA: $24.73
$28.42
52-Week Range
$17.42
Now: $20.79
$26.07
Volume9.17 million shs
Average Volume4.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.85 billion
P/E Ratio17.77
Dividend Yield1.28%
Beta1.28
Symantec Corporation provides cybersecurity products, services, and solutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Enterprise Security and Consumer Digital Safety. The Enterprise Security segment provides endpoint and information protection products, including endpoint security, advanced threat protection, and information protection solutions and their related support services; and network and Web security products, such as network security, Web security, and cloud security solutions and their related support services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustrySystems Software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SYMC
CUSIP87150310
Phone650-527-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.73 billion
Cash Flow$1.93 per share
Book Value$8.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$31 million

Miscellaneous

Employees11,900
Market Cap$12.85 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Symantec's stock symbol?

Symantec trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SYMC."

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

Symantec announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 8th. Investors of record on Monday, August 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.075 per share on Wednesday, September 18th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 23rd. View Symantec's Dividend History.

How were Symantec's earnings last quarter?

Symantec Co. (NASDAQ:SYMC) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 8th. The technology company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.11. The technology company earned $1.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.19 billion. Symantec had a return on equity of 14.94% and a net margin of 2.43%. The firm's revenue was up 7.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.34 earnings per share. View Symantec's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for SYMC?

12 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Symantec's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Symantec's stock price to reach $23.22 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Symantec.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Symantec?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Symantec in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Symantec.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Symantec stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Symantec stock:
  • 1. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We believe ZS, CBLK, and CrowdStrike are the greatest beneficiaries of this market shift." (5/28/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Symantec suffered weak Q4 results wherein both earnings and revenues fell on a year-over-year basis. The company is hurt by a drop in the enterprise bookings, softening its Enterprise Security segment. Low ProxySG refresh cycle and tepid sales of cloud proxy, Web Security Services, mailnly due to competition loss to Zscale, is a concern. Further, rising costs in the Enterprise business are expected to keep margins under pressure in the near term. Also, leak guidance provided by the company and the abrupt departure of CEO Greg Clark are likely to leave the stock stressed. Shares of the company have underperformed the industry year to date. However, solid demand for cybersecurity-related products and an increase in the global IT security spending due to menacingly growing global hacking events are a positive. Moreover, Symantec's innovative products and solutions will help it win customers, thereby increasing its business volume." (5/15/2019)

Has Symantec been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SYMC stock have been trending very negative on Friday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Symantec earned a coverage optimism score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Symantec.

Who are some of Symantec's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Symantec own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Symantec investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Twitter (TWTR), Adobe (ADBE) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Symantec's key executives?

Symantec's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nicholas R. Noviello C.P.A., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Scott C. Taylor, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Richard S. Hill, Director, Interim Pres & CEO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Matthew Charles Brown, VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 38)
  • Dr. Hugh Thompson, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer

How do I buy shares of Symantec?

Shares of SYMC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Symantec's stock price today?

One share of SYMC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.79.

How big of a company is Symantec?

Symantec has a market capitalization of $12.85 billion and generates $4.73 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $31 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 on an earnings per share basis. Symantec employs 11,900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Symantec.

What is Symantec's official website?

The official website for Symantec is http://www.symantec.com/.

How can I contact Symantec?

Symantec's mailing address is 350 ELLIS STREET, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA, 94043. The technology company can be reached via phone at 650-527-8000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Symantec (NASDAQ SYMC)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  772 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  858 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,630
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Symantec and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SYMC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SYMC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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