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Is Symantec Corporation(NASDAQ: SYMC), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990. Symantec Corporation is in the Security Software & Services industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Symantec Corporation, is 8828.72, and so far today it has a volume of 5859800. Performance year to date since the 3/26/1990 is 51.93%.

To help you determine whether Symantec Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 14.67. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Symantec Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 5.26 and the P/B ratio is 4.12. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 2.56 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Symantec Corporation is trading at, 25.3 (-0.35% today), Symantec Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.19%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -1.34, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 53.47% after growing -882.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -37.10%, and -41.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 620.19, and the number of shares float is 618.69. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.00%, and institutional ownership is at 97.70%. The float short is 3.95%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.77. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of -12.90%.

The ability for Symantec Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 0.69 and total debt/equity is 0.85. In terms of margins, Symantec Corporation has a gross margin of 82.90%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Symantec Corporation has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -1.63%, with 74.26% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.26% and the 200 day simple moving average is 32.89%.

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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