Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) registered a 0.80% increase, still its new closing price is 82.47% up from the company’s 1 year high of 26.23.It posted 5.09% gains in previous 5 sessions and is now the subject of 13 analysts who together assign a hold rating on stock. 1 of Wall Street analysts have an underperform rating; the 0 sells versus 3 buy or better ratings. The 24 stock analysts following this company have an average price target at $26.67, with individual PT in the $18.00-$31.00 range. The shares moved at $26.41, implying that brokerage firms see shares gaining about 75.57% in twelve months time.

Symantec Corporation (SYMC) SEC Form 4 News

The stock is getting much attention these days as insiders are offloading shares while they posted a 10.55% rise year to date. A EVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary at Symantec Corporation (SYMC) offloaded shares in a transaction closed on Tuesday January 17, 2017. TAYLOR SCOTT C sold 32,000 shares in the company at $26.02 each and collected $832,001 in proceeds. TAYLOR SCOTT C now owns 240,577 shares in the company after this transaction. A Director in the company, Vautrinot Suzanne M, disclosed a transaction on Friday January 06, 2017 that ended up generating $62,001 from the sale of 2,500 shares at $25 per share.

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) Upcoming Results on Tap

Symantec Corporation will next provide financial results for the June 2017 quarter. Stock analysts expect it to report per-share earnings of $0.37 in that period. Sales during the quarter are predicted to arrive at $1.11 billion.

Earnings surprise history: Last quarter, the company posted approximately $1.02 billion in revenue and EPS of $0.30. The mean forecast was for $978.86 million and $0.20 a share, respectively. One quarter earlier, revenue for the stock was at $884 million, with earnings at $0.29/share.

Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Brokerage Update

Symantec Corporation (SYMC) is in Citigroup’s research list so their analyst rating change is noteworthy. These shares were upgraded to Buy from Neutral by Citigroup, according to news reported on Friday August 19, 2016.Another important research note was issued by Standpoint Research on Tuesday July 12, 2016.The firm downgraded SYMC to Hold from Buy. Over the last six months and over the last three months, the shares of Symantec Corporation (SYMC), have changed 28.47% and 9.52%, respectively.

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) on January 12, 2017 reported that the company will webcast its quarterly earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 1, at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT to discuss the results of its fiscal third quarter, which ended December 30, 2016. Symantec Corporation (SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton suite of products for protection at home and across all of their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats.