SYMC - Symantec Corporation

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
20.67
+0.02 (+0.10%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close20.65
Open20.65
Bid20.37 x 800
Ask20.90 x 27000
Day's Range20.48 - 20.76
52 Week Range17.81 - 33.92
Volume4,872,835
Avg. Volume8,396,903
Market Cap12.847B
Beta0.43
PE Ratio (TTM)11.28
EPS (TTM)1.83
Earnings DateOct 30, 2018 - Nov 5, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.30 (1.50%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-17
1y Target Est21.70
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