Symantec Corporation ( SYMC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 15, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 13, 2019. Shareholders who purchased SYMC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that SYMC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYMC was $23.02, representing a -21.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.20 and a 32.11% increase over the 52 week low of $17.43.
SYMC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Microsoft Corporation ( MSFT ) and Oracle Corporation ( ORCL ). SYMC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.07. Zacks Investment Research reports SYMC's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 22.11%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SYMC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SYMC as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF ( CIBR )
- First Trust NASDAQ-100- Technology Index Fund ( QTEC )
- Nationwide Maximum Diversification U.S. Core Equity ETF ( MXDU )
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund ( QQEW )
- First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FTA ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is QTEC with an increase of 1.08% over the last 100 days. CIBR has the highest percent weighting of SYMC at 7.35%.
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