SYMC - Symantec Corporation

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
21.61
-0.65 (-2.92%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close22.26
Open21.88
Bid20.60 x 4000
Ask23.90 x 800
Day's Range21.42 - 22.26
52 Week Range17.49 - 29.73
Volume5,154,916
Avg. Volume8,650,033
Market Cap13.806B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.68
PE Ratio (TTM)11.99
EPS (TTM)1.80
Earnings DateJan 29, 2019 - Feb 4, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.30 (1.30%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-11-16
1y Target Est22.60
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  • Business Wire2 days ago

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  • Business Wire7 days ago

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    A deal could be the largest leveraged buyout this year, based on Symantec's market value of about $15 billion and total debt of approximately $5 billion. It would come as Symantec seeks to regain its footing in a crowded cyber security market following a string of acquisitions, including the $4.65 billion purchase of cyber security firm Blue Coat Inc in 2016. There is no certainty that the discussions between Thoma Bravo and Symantec will lead to a deal, the sources said, asking not to be identified because the matter is confidential.

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