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Today’s Large Cap Details for Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) of Security Software & Services

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 18.51 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Symantec Corporation is 30.02 (with a change from open of -1.31%), this in conjunction with a target price of 32.96. Volume today has so far reached 239688, with an average volume of about 7676.49. The GAP for this stock, is 0.20%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 15.13. The current EPS for Symantec Corporation, is -0.38, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 68.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 27.08%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Symantec Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 12.38% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 22.00%. Quarter over quarter is 81.70% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 27.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -17.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -9.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.60% and institutional ownership is 98.90%. Shares outstanding is 609.78, while shares float is at a value of 603.29. Float short for Symantec Corporation is 3.68% and the short ratio is 2.89.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.97, while the total debt/equity comes to 2.35. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1.2. The most recent gross margin is 78.80% and their operating margin is -2.50%. The profit margin is -2.60%.

Symantec Corporation has seen returns on assets of -0.70%, and on investment, -0.60%. Return on equity is -2.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.61, with Price/book ratio coming to 5.38 and Price/cash is *TBA, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 4.88% and 8.34% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -9.63% and the 52 week low is 49.69%.

Symantec Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.99%, with a current price of 30.02. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Security Software & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Symantec Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Security Software & Services industry means that Symantec Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 9.52%, with performance for the month coming to 3.58%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 1.03%, and for the half year the performance is 43.89%. Volatility for this week is 2.28% and for the month this is 2.22%.


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