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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M16,347Revenue $M6,676Net Margin (%)14.6Z-Score2.2
Enterprise Value $M14,393EPS $1.3Operating Margin %19.1F-Score8
P/E(ttm))17.0Cash Flow Per Share $2.4Pre-tax Margin (%)18.5Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book2.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.1Current Ratio1.3Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0.8ROA % (ttm)7.4Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.6Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)17.1Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %43.0Shares Outstanding M690ROI % (ttm)8.5Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with SYMC

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
SYMCMartin Whitman 2014-07-31 Add0.9%$20.09 - $24
($22.17)
$ 23.687%Add 49.82%2,322,155
SYMCRichard Snow 2014-06-30 Buy 3.2%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 23.6812%New holding, 4065377 sh.4,065,377
SYMCThird Avenue Management 2014-06-30 Add0.21%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 23.6812%Add 21.37%2,603,676
SYMCPrivate Capital 2014-06-30 Reduce-1.49%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 23.6812%Reduce -42.53%807,471
SYMCJeff Ubben 2014-06-30 Sold Out -1.1%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 23.6812%Sold Out0
SYMCMichael Price 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.21%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 23.6812%Sold Out0
SYMCRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.17%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 23.6812%Reduce -80.84%246,433
SYMCJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.11%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 23.6812%Reduce -18.87%1,579,121
SYMCJeff Ubben 2014-03-31 Buy 1.1%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%New holding, 7591219 sh.7,591,219
SYMCArnold Schneider 2014-03-31 Buy 0.98%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%New holding, 450307 sh.450,307
SYMCJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.47%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%Add 403.19%1,946,383
SYMCPrivate Capital 2014-03-31 Add0.26%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%Add 7.92%1,404,965
SYMCMichael Price 2014-03-31 Buy 0.21%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%New holding, 85000 sh.85,000
SYMCRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Add0.16%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%Add 286.54%1,286,229
SYMCHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add0.06%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%Add 58.19%2,037,600
SYMCCharles Brandes 2014-03-31 Add0.03%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%Add 27.76%648,685
SYMCDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%Add 25.41%32,727
SYMCJohn Hussman 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.5%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%Sold Out0
SYMCJulian Robertson 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.15%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 23.6810%Sold Out0
SYMCDodge & Cox 2013-12-31 Add0.42%$21.49 - $25.41
($23.36)
$ 23.681%Add 26.54%80,562,067
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

SYMC is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
SYMC Martin Whitman 2014-07-312,322,1550.342.7+49.82%
SYMC Richard Snow 2014-06-304,065,3770.593.2New Buy
SYMC Third Avenue Management 2014-06-302,603,6760.381.2+21.37%
SYMC HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-302,374,7000.340.19+16.54%
SYMC Dodge & Cox 2014-06-3084,002,76712.171.8+0.56%
SYMC Charles Brandes 2014-06-30638,6720.090.18-1.54%
SYMC PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-3020,293,0022.940.51-3.95%
SYMC Arnold Schneider 2014-06-30431,8420.061.1-4.1%
SYMC Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-301,579,1210.230.45-18.87%
SYMC David Dreman 2014-06-3026,44600.05-19.19%
SYMC Private Capital 2014-06-30807,4710.122.1-42.53%
SYMC Ray Dalio 2014-06-30246,4330.040.04-80.84%
SYMC Michael Price 2014-06-30000Sold Out
SYMC Jeff Ubben 2014-06-30000Sold Out
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SYMC: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
BROWN MICHAEL A/CADirector 2014-05-13Buy18,500$21.136.48view
BROWN MICHAEL A/CADirector 2014-05-13Buy1,500$21.235.98view
BENNETT STEPHEN MPresident and CEO 2013-10-28Buy100,000$22.061.99view
DEL MATTO ANDREW HSVP and CAO 2013-09-10Sell15,447$25.48-11.7view
TAYLOR SCOTT CEVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary 2013-08-12Sell51,000$26.8-16.04view
UNRUH V PAULDirector 2013-07-05Sell56,968$23-2.17view
DEL MATTO ANDREW HSVP and CAO 2013-06-14Sell10,330$22.52-0.09view
DEL MATTO ANDREW HSVP and CAO 2013-05-31Sell24,446$22.6-0.44view
UNRUH V PAULDirector 2013-05-10Sell15,000$24.42-7.86view
UNRUH V PAULDirector 2013-04-15Sell123,662$23.98-6.17view

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