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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Symantec Corporation, SYMC

Symantec Corporation, SYMC is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Security Software & Services in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Symantec Corporation, SYMC  has a market cap of 14860.46. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, Symantec Corporation, SYMC performance year to date is 44.91%. Today Symantec Corporation, SYMC has gained 0.63%, with a current price of 24.13.

Ownership of the company is 1.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 98.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at -12.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Symantec Corporation, SYMC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.69. While Total debt/equity is 0.85. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 82.90%, and operating margin of *TBA. Symantec Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Symantec Corporation, SYMC has seen a EPS growth of -882.40%. A performance for the year of 53.84%. The 52-week high is -0.37%, and the 52-week low is 66.20%. The average volume for Symantec Corporation, SYMC is 9405400.

With a target price of 23.98, can Symantec Corporation, SYMC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Symantec Corporation, SYMC. Symantec Corporation has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 13.97. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Symantec Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.98 and 3.93 respectively. For P/cash, Symantec Corporation has a value of 2.43, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 24.13, Symantec Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.24%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Symantec Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.10%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 53.92% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -882.40% for this year and for the last five years a -29.30% growth has been seen.

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