Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 20, 2014

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Symantec Corporation ( SYMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 20, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SYMC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SYMC has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SYMC was $20.69, representing a -23.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.10 and a 1.87% increase over the 52 week low of $20.31.

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 $1.22. Zacks Investment Research reports SYMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.91%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

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 )
  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IGV with an increase of 11.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SYMC at 4.35%.



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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Referenced Stocks: SYMC , MSFT , ORCL , IGV , CZA

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