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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 12809.4. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, Symantec Corporation, SYMC performance year to date is 25.10%. Today Symantec Corporation, SYMC has gained 0.50%, with a current price of 21.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 98.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 117.50%. Return of assets are at 21.60%, 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 0.6. While Total debt/equity is 0.6. With a profit margin of 73.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 82.90%, and operating margin of 18.30%. Symantec Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, 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 18.91%. The 52-week high is -1.38%, and the 52-week low is 44.20%. The average volume for Symantec Corporation, SYMC is 4785617.

With a target price of 20.9, 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 14.85. 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 3.56 and 3.69 respectively. For P/cash, Symantec Corporation has a value of 2.13, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 21, Symantec Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.44%. We see a return on equity of 50.70%.

Looking more long-term Symantec Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.34%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 29.92% 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.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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