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symantec corp (SYMC) Snapshot

Open
$20.60
Previous Close
$20.68
Day High
$20.75
Day Low
$20.53
52 Week High
08/8/13 - $27.10
52 Week Low
03/21/14 - $17.95
Market Cap
14.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
10.9M
EPS TTM
$1.46
Shares Outstanding
691.6M
EX-Date
02/20/14
P/E TM
14.2x
Dividend
$0.60
Dividend Yield
2.90%
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symantec corp (SYMC) Details

Symantec Corporation and its subsidiaries provide security, backup, and availability solutions worldwide. Its products and services protect people and information in any digital environment from mobile devices, enterprise data centers, and cloud-based systems. The company operates through User Productivity & Protection, Information Security, and Information Management segments. The User Productivity & Protection segment compises endpoint security and management, encryption, and mobile offerings. The Information Security segment includes next generation security capabilities, such as mail and Web security, authentication services, data center security, managed security services, hosted security services, and data loss prevention. The Information Management segment comprises offerings related to backup and recovery, information intelligence, which includes archiving and e-discovery, and information availability. The company markets and sells its products and related services through its direct sales force and eCommerce platform, as well as through distributors, direct marketers, Internet-based resellers, system builders, Internet service providers, wireless carriers, original equipment manufacturers, specialized partners, value-added resellers, large account resellers, managed service providers, system integrators, and in retail locations. Symantec Corporation was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

21,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/17/13
Founded in 1982

symantec corp (SYMC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $4.1M
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $420.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

symantec corp (SYMC) Key Developments

Investors Reportedly May Invest in Symantec

ValueAct Capital, LLC, Bain Capital, LLC, The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) and The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) are reportedly are examining Symantec Corporation (NasdaqGS:SYMC) prospects and may decide to build up stakes to agitate for change. Bain Capital, Blackstone Group LP and Carlyle Group LP, have started assessing the possibility of a leveraged buyout of all or parts of Symantec. JPMorgan has since been reportedly enlisted as its financial adviser.

Symantec Corporation Presents at Third Annual Northern California Data Center Summit, Apr-10-2014 10:45 AM

Symantec Corporation Presents at Third Annual Northern California Data Center Summit, Apr-10-2014 10:45 AM. Venue: St. Francis Yacht Club, San Francisco, California, United States. Speakers: Lane Patterson, Vice President of Global Networks.

Federal Court Rules Consumers Can Proceed as Class Action against Symantec Corp. and Digital River for Misleading Product Re-Downloading Service

A federal court ruled that purchasers of Norton antivirus software who bought a re-downloading service can proceed on a class action case against Symantec and Digital River Inc. The plaintiffs allege that Digital River and Symantec duped customers into buying 'Extended Download Service' and later 'Norton Download Insurance' re-downloading services the companies would automatically include in the customer's shopping cart when they bought a Norton security product. Plaintiffs also allege that the companies deliberately hid from customers material information, including that the customers could re-download their Norton purchase for free at any time during their subscription. In certifying the case as a class action on March 31, Judge John Tunheim, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, found Symantec and Digital River had uniform policies of withholding information about free alternatives, while including descriptors of the re-downloading services that suggested to customers that they could only re-download their product after 60 days if they had bought the Extended Download Service/Norton Download Insurance at the time they bought their software. The Court certified the case as a national class action, applying the consumer protection laws from Minnesota and California--the state law specified in Digital River's and Symantec's respective terms of use. Plaintiffs allege millions of customers purchased the service, which costs around $5.99 and $10.99. Without a class action suit, individual plaintiffs could not likely afford to bring a lawsuit that could bring to an end wrongful business practices such as those alleged.

 

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