Symantec Corporation ( SYMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 21, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 14, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SYMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that SYMC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYMC was $27.55, representing a -19.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.20 and a 10.47% increase over the 52 week low of $24.94.
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 $1.54. Zacks Investment Research reports SYMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 50.38%, compared to an industry average of 10.3%.