Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 25, 2014

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Symantec Corporation ( SYMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 25, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SYMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that SYMC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.29, the dividend yield is 2.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SYMC was $24.29, representing a -8.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.48 and a 35.32% increase over the 52 week low of $17.95.

SYMC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ). SYMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports SYMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -4.86%, compared to an industry average of 2%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SYMC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SYMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SYMC as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Goldman Sachs Software Index Fund ( IGV )
  • First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QTEC )
  • First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers ETF ( RDVY )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QTEC with an increase of 10.03% over the last 100 days. IGV has the highest percent weighting of SYMC at 4.16%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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