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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) ?

The company in question is, Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) currently with a stock price of 30.41 (0.03% today). The market cap for Symantec Corporation is 18818.62, and is in the sector Technology, and Security Software & Services industry. The target price for Symantec Corporation is 29.5. Currently Symantec Corporation is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 17.28. Average volume for Symantec Corporation is 6380.68 and so far today it is 3566100.

Performance in the last year for Symantec Corporation has been 69.99%. For EPS growth, Symantec Corporation has seen a growth of -882.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 48.27%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -29.30% over the last five years and could be 22.00% for the next five years. Symantec Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 14.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -153.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.11%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 19.82%.

Since the IPO date for Symantec Corporation on the 3/26/1990, Symantec Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 27.63%. With Symantec Corporation trading at 30.41, the dividend yield is 0.99%, and the EPS is -1.66.

So could Symantec Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 4.98 and the P/B is at 4.77. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Symantec Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.61, and total debt/equity at 1.81.

In terms of margins, Symantec Corporation has a gross margin of 80.40%, an operating margin of 5.50% and a profit margin of 55.10%.Payout ratio for Symantec Corporation is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 14.60% with return on investment coming to -12.90%.

Insider ownership for Symantec Corporation, is at 0.80% and institutional ownership comes to 99.30%. Outstanding shares are at 618.83. While shares float is 614.35. The float short is currently 3.70%, and short ratio is 3.57.

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