Symantec Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Oracle Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund (
- First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers ETF (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund (
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%.