Symantec Corporation ( SYMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SYMC 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 $29.06, representing a -0.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.35 and a 80.05% increase over the 52 week low of $16.14.
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 $3.21. Zacks Investment Research reports SYMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.69%, compared to an industry average of 5.6%.
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