Symantec Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Oracle Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF (
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%.