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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M16,765Revenue $M6,676Net Margin (%)13.5Z-Score2.2
Enterprise Value $M14,811EPS $1.3Operating Margin %17.7F-Score7
P/E(ttm))17.5Cash Flow Per Share $2.4Pre-tax Margin (%)17.3Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book2.910-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.6Current Ratio1.3Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.9y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0.8ROA % (ttm)6.6Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.5Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)15.5Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %43.0Shares Outstanding M692ROI % (ttm)8.5Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with SYMC

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (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
SYMCJeff Ubben 2014-06-30 Sold Out -1.1%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 24.2814%Sold Out0
SYMCMichael Price 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.21%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 24.2814%Sold Out0
SYMCRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.17%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 24.2814%Reduce -80.84%246,433
SYMCJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.11%$20.01 - $22.77
($21.22)
$ 24.2814%Reduce -18.87%1,579,121
SYMCJeff Ubben 2014-03-31 Buy 1.1%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 24.2813%New holding, 7591219 sh.7,591,219
SYMCJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.47%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 24.2813%Add 403.19%1,946,383
SYMCMichael Price 2014-03-31 Buy 0.21%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 24.2813%New holding, 85000 sh.85,000
SYMCRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Add0.16%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 24.2813%Add 286.54%1,286,229
SYMCCharles Brandes 2014-03-31 Add0.03%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 24.2813%Add 27.76%648,685
SYMCDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 24.2813%Add 25.41%32,727
SYMCJohn Hussman 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.5%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 24.2813%Sold Out0
SYMCJulian Robertson 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.15%$18.2 - $24.15
($21.49)
$ 24.2813%Sold Out0
SYMCDodge & Cox 2013-12-31 Add0.42%$21.49 - $25.41
($23.36)
$ 24.284%Add 26.54%80,562,067
SYMCJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.2%$21.49 - $25.41
($23.36)
$ 24.284%Add 1334.11%386,808
SYMCJulian Robertson 2013-12-31 Buy 0.15%$21.49 - $25.41
($23.36)
$ 24.284%New holding, 20200 sh.20,200
SYMCRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Add0.05%$21.49 - $25.41
($23.36)
$ 24.284%Add 617.66%332,751
SYMCDavid Dreman 2013-12-31 Add0.02%$21.49 - $25.41
($23.36)
$ 24.284%Add 52.74%26,096
SYMCJohn Hussman 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.98%$21.49 - $25.41
($23.36)
$ 24.284%Reduce -70%300,000
SYMCPRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.18%$21.49 - $25.41
($23.36)
$ 24.284%Reduce -20.65%21,443,308
SYMCJohn Hussman 2013-09-30 Add0.35%$22.36 - $26.96
($25.14)
$ 24.28-3%Add 33.33%1,000,000
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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 Dodge & Cox 2014-06-3084,002,76712.141.8+0.56%
SYMC Charles Brandes 2014-06-30638,6720.090.18-1.54%
SYMC PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-3020,293,0022.930.51-3.95%
SYMC Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-301,579,1210.230.45-18.87%
SYMC David Dreman 2014-06-3026,44600.05-19.19%
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
SYMC Martin Whitman 2014-04-301,550,0000.221.5
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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$21.1314.91view
BROWN MICHAEL A/CADirector 2014-05-13Buy1,500$21.2314.37view
BENNETT STEPHEN MPresident and CEO 2013-10-28Buy100,000$22.0610.06view
DEL MATTO ANDREW HSVP and CAO 2013-09-10Sell15,447$25.48-4.71view
TAYLOR SCOTT CEVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary 2013-08-12Sell51,000$26.8-9.4view
UNRUH V PAULDirector 2013-07-05Sell56,968$235.57view
DEL MATTO ANDREW HSVP and CAO 2013-06-14Sell10,330$22.527.82view
DEL MATTO ANDREW HSVP and CAO 2013-05-31Sell24,446$22.67.43view
UNRUH V PAULDirector 2013-05-10Sell15,000$24.42-0.57view
UNRUH V PAULDirector 2013-04-15Sell123,662$23.981.25view

Press Releases about SYMC :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about SYMC:

    News about SYMC:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    A Leader in the Global Security Software Aug 20 2014 
    Should Investors Be Worried About Symantec’s Gloomy Outlook? Aug 08 2014 
    Symantec Corporation : Investment That Pays Off In Long Term. Aug 07 2014 
    Third Avenue Management Comments on Symantec Jul 23 2014 
    Third Avenue Management Comments on Symantec Jun 06 2014 
    Top 5 Net Buys Of The Investing Gurus May 19 2014 
    Big Opportunities Abound in the Cyber Security Industry for Discerning Investors May 14 2014 
    How to Make Money on Stocks that Are Not Quite Cheap Enough to Buy Apr 23 2014 
    Changes in Sight for Symantec Corp. Apr 21 2014 
    Check Point - Awarded Developments Apr 21 2014 

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