Symantec Corporation ( SYMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 04, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $4 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SYMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2566.67% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $20.41, the dividend yield is 235.18%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYMC was $20.41, representing a -21.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.16 and a 11.47% increase over the 52 week low of $18.31.
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 $.97. Zacks Investment Research reports SYMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -33.73%, compared to an industry average of 8.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SYMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SYMC as a top-10 holding:
- Deep Value ETF ( DVP )
- PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF ( HACK )
- iShares North American Tech-Software ETF ( IGV )
- iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap ETF ( JKI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKI with an decrease of -0.58% over the last 100 days. DVP has the highest percent weighting of SYMC at 8.44%.
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