Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) will report its next earnings on Feb 2 – Feb 6 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.3/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.2/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.1/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 50%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Symantec Corporation and for the current quarter 22 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.28/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.28/share and a High Estimate of $0.29/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 20 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Symantec Corporation as 1.08 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Symantec Corporation is 1.04 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.09 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 909 Million.
These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for SYMC to be 7.7%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 36.4%. For the next 5 years, Symantec Corporation is expecting Growth of 9.8% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -5.53% per annum.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Symantec Corporation, where 4 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 9 analysts have given a Buy signal, 14 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 20 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Symantec Corporation might touch $31 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $26.4 and $18 respectively.
To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Symantec Corporation got Initiated on 15-Sep-16 where investment firm Guggenheim Initiated the stock to Buy.
Symantec Corporation closed its last trading session at $24.4 with the loss of -0.33%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 15.16 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $25.72 and 52-week low of $16.14. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -1.03% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -1.53% and 17.98% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Oct 5, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Mar 4, 2016.
The Relative Volume of the company is 0.82 and Average Volume (3 months) is 8.97 million. Symantec Corporation P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 14.09.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 16.9%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 52.8%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -12.9%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Symantec Corporation currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.82%, where Monthly Performance is -1.94%, Quarterly performance is 1.74%, 6 Months performance is 42.02% and yearly performance percentage is 57.13%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 46.51%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.45% and Monthly Volatility of 2.87%.