Published: Tue, April 17, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Analysts See $0.25 EPS on May, 9

About 1.95 million shares traded. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi has 0.12% invested in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 358,872 shares. SYMC underperformed by 27.83% the S&P500.

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Hartwell J M Limited Partnership decreased Symantec Corp (SYMC) stake by 9.37% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Funds hold 548.16 million shares thus 4.09% less from 2017Q3's 571.53 million shares. Orbis Investment Management who had been investing in Symantec Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.11 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $67.41. About 291,417 shares traded. Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) has risen 24.18% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500. At the moment, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13, a current ratio of 1.20, and a quick ratio of 1.20. On Thursday, February 1 Stephens maintained Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) rating. BidaskClub lowered Symantec from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. On Thursday, November 2 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold". The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Thursday, November 5 with "Mkt Perform". The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, July 14 with "Hold". Generally, Beta can be used as a dimension of volatility in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), which weights up the expected return on investment (ROI), depending on its beta and expected returns of the market.

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.7 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. On Tuesday, February 6 the insider TEVANIAN AVADIS sold $162,344. Magna Intl Inc now has $20.71B valuation. (NYSE:TWX). Marathon Trading Inv Limited Com invested in 115,800 shares or 0.29% of the stock.

Analysts await Magna International Inc. (NYSE:MGA) to report earnings on May, 10. Cambiar Invsts accumulated 2.09M shares. SYMC's profit will be $155.39 million for 27.75 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. Wetherby Asset Mgmt Inc, a California-based fund reported 9,598 shares. The Return on Assets for Symantec Corporation (NasdaqGS:SYMC) is 0.062888. It has change of 0.06, from 2017Q3's 0.86.

Investors may be interested in viewing the Gross Margin score on shares of Symantec Corporation (NasdaqGS:SYMC). 45 funds acquired stakes and 139 increased stakes. Manchester Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 1,511 shares. Contour Asset Management Ltd Llc owns 3.98 million shares for 6.2% of their portfolio.

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Walleye Trading Lc reported 0% stake. Lsv Asset Mngmt owns 149,600 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% or 216,950 shares in its portfolio. Sandy Spring Commercial Bank stated it has 149,460 shs or 0.38% of all its holdings. First Manhattan Co holds 592 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) at the moment has a 10-month price index of 0.97. Highland Mgmt Limited Liability accumulated 19,380 shares. Sandy Spring Comml Bank holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) for 15,622 shares. Staying prepared for multiple market scenarios may be at the forefront of any intelligent investor's game plan. Cetera Advisor Netwr Ltd Co invested in 5,190 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

Symantec Corporation was covered by a number of analysts recently, 2 rated the stock as Buy, 16 rated Hold, 1 rated sell and 2 gave an Underperform. New York-based Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Inc Limited has invested 0.25% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC).

Paloma Partners Management Company decreased Fedex Corp (Call) (NYSE:FDX) stake by 9,800 shares to 4,200 valued at $1.05M in 2017Q4. It also reduced its holding in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 26,848 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 138,950 shares, and cut its stake in Wells Fargo Co New (NYSE:WFC).

Among 13 analysts covering Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Symantec had 91 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal-Weight".

The Financial stock (Bank of America Corporation) showed a change of -0.5 percent from opening and finally turned off its business at $29.93 by scoring 0.44 percent on 16-04-2018. BidaskClub lowered Symantec from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Saturday, January 13th. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 2.18% whereas Month Volatility is at 2.81%. All else equal, SYMC's higher growth rate would imply a greater potential for capital appreciation. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy" on Thursday, August 3. The company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 31. Exane Derivatives reported 0.01% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Rosch Francis C sold $1.38M worth of Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) on Monday, March 5. The VC1 of Symantec Corporation (NasdaqGS:SYMC) is 51. Analysts predict 400.00 % diference or $0.25 from the $0.05 EPS from 2017.

Execution Review: Taking an investigate the execution of SYMC stock, a financial specialist will come to realize that the week by week execution for this stock is esteemed at 6.81%, bringing about a performance for the month at 0.76%. In a note to clients, he said earnings growth thus far totals 26.8 percent for the first quarter.

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