Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 22, 2013

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Symantec Corporation ( SYMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SYMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $26.26, the dividend yield is 2.28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SYMC was $26.26, representing a -3.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.10 and a 54.29% increase over the 52 week low of $17.02.

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 $1.05. Zacks Investment Research reports SYMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.99%, compared to an industry average of 3.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SYMC Dividend History page.

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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Software ( PSJ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Technology ( PTF )
  • First Trust NASDAQ-100-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QTEC )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF ( RYT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RYT with an increase of 10.22% over the last 100 days. IGV has the highest percent weighting of SYMC at 5.89%.



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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